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Sen. John Miller and Others in Panel Discussion 7PM Tonight at University Theatre

Tonight at 7 p.m. at University Theatre, a FREE Panel Discussion sets the tone for the 2008 ONFilm Festival.

Please visit the ONFILM website for comprehensive information about the week of events, including the Closing Gala with Danny Glover - www.odu.edu/ONFilmFest

Film/Media, Power, and Change: Film and Video's Role in Enabling an Engaged Citizenry

With the arrival of low-cost video and film production equipment as well as new avenues of distribution via the Internet and other new technologies, citizens now have unprecedented opportunities for a more active voice in the political life--both locally and nationally. This panel will explore how these lower barriers to participation can or should be exploited in Hampton Roads, and in particular, how film and video can enable a more engaged and active citizenry.

Panelists

Virginia Senator John Miller (D, Newport News)

Tom Robotham, Editor of Port Folio Weekly

Fred Schecker, Senior Producer for HamptonRoads.com

Bert Schmidt, President and CEO of WHRO, Hampton Roads Public Broadcasting

Moderator

Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Department of Communication & Theatre Arts

This article was posted on: March 24, 2008

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