Online Program


Wednesday, November 4, 2015 : 12:36 p.m. - 12:44 p.m.

Lisa Russell, MPH, I Sell the Shadow, Brooklyn, NY
Based on the real-life story of two indigenous girls in Guatemala who challenged their local Mayor to create policies and funding to ensure girls in their town had access to education and healthcaree, this short film illustrates that we can never underestimate the power of a girl.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics

Learning Objectives:
Discuss innovative film production techniques to engage girls and other beneficiaries in telling their own story. Demonstrate the importance of "narrative justice" and "storytelling rights."

Keyword(s): Advocacy for health and health education, Communication and informatics

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Emmy-winning filmmaker with a Masters in Public Health who has been producing films and creative projects for UN/NGO agencies for 10+ years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.