Special Feature

Contents for the Special Feature “Playing and Pedagogy: The Theory and Practice of Teaching with Video Games”

Lesson Plan

Defending Human Rights through Film: Cinematic Techniques and Ethical Concerns

by William R. Benner




Rubén Ramírez Sánchez


dir. James Spooner, 2003

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl NYC

dir. Abby Moser, 2011

Natalia Deeb-Sossa

Birthright: A War Story

dir. Civia Tamarkin, 2017

After Tiller

dir. Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, 2013

Abortion Democracy: Poland/South Africa

dir. Sarah Diehl, 2008

Kirsty Duncanson

After the Rape: The Mukhtar Mai Story

dir. Catherine Ulmer, 2008

The Rape of Recy Taylor

dir. Nancy Buirski, 2017

Mary Erickson

The Multiplicity of Us: Immigrant/First Generation Women

dir. New York Women in Film and Television, 2015

Half the Picture

dir. Amy Adrion, 2018

Heather Sykes and Manal Hamzeh

New Generation Queens: A Zanzibar Soccer Story

dir. Megan Shutzer, 2015

In the Game

dir. Maria Finitzo, 2015

Carole Gerster

Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words

dir. Yunah Hong, 2011

Jennifer Ho

Slaying the Dragon

dir. Deborah Gee, 1988

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded

dir. Elaine H. Kim, 2011


dir. Richard Fung, 2016

Susan Sleeper-Smith

The Couple in the Cage: Guatinaui Odyssey

dir. Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia, 1993

The Life and Times of Sara Baartman: The Hottentot Venus

dir. Zola Maseko, 1999

The Human Zoo: The Final Journey of Calafate

dir. Hans Mulchi, 2013

C. Riley Snorton

Becoming Johanna

dir. Jonathan Skurnik, 2016

Coming Full Circle

dir. Larry Tung, 2015

Deep Run

dir. Hillevi Loven, 2015

Against the Grain

dir. Seyi Adebanjo and Betty Yu, 2011

Liz Kim

Reel in the Closet

dir. Stu Maddux, 2015

Lesbian Mothers

dir. Rita Moreira and Norma Bahia Pontes, 1972

Sarah Stanley

Before Stonewall

dir. Greta Schiller and Robert Rosenberg, 1984

After Stonewall

dir. John Scagliotti, 1999

Paris Is Burning

dir. Jennie Livingston, 1991

Oren Livio

Almost Friends

dir. Nitzan Ofir, 2014

My So-Called Enemy

dir. Lisa Gossels, 2010

Alessandra Mezzadri

We the Workers

dir. Wen Hai, 2017

Elizabeth Verklan

Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion

dir. Joakim Kleven, 2015

Sweatshop: The Hunt for a Living Wage

dir. Joakim Kleven, 2016

The True Cost

dir. Andrew Morgan, 2015

Shreerekha Pillai Subramanian


dir. Carol Jacobsen, 1997

Segregation Unit

dir. Carol Jacobsen, 1999


dir. Carol Jacobsen, 2002

Time Like Zeros

dir. Carol Jacobsen, 2010

Maneesha Deckha


dir. Chris Delforce, 2018

The Ghosts in Our Machine

dir. Liz Marshall, 2013

Julie Sze

The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism, and Community

dir. John Ankele and Anne Macksoud, 2014

A Burning Question: Propaganda and the Denial of Climate Change

dir. Paula Kehoe, 2012

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change

dir. Josh Fox, 2017