A “Screening Surveillance” discussion with filmmaker sava saheli singh

Equity Unbound is pleased to invite you to another Studio Visit with special guest sava shaheli singh who is both co-writer & co-producer of “Screening Surveillance“. Screening Surveillance is a short film series that uses near future fiction storytelling based on research to highlight potential social and privacy issues that arise as a result of big data surveillance. Each film raises issues in our understandings of trust and surveilled relations.

Join us on March 18th from 4:30-5:30pm ET
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sava saheli singh is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa. Previously, as a postdoc at the Surveillance Studies Centre (SSC) at Queen’s University, she conceptualized, co-created, and co-produced “Screening Surveillance”—a knowledge translation program for the Big Data Surveillance project. 

To register:

This free workshop is open to educators and students anywhere in the world.  Please register for this event here.

The “Screening Surveillance” films for our discussion include:

Blaxites

Blaxites is a film that follows the story of a young woman whose celebratory social media post affects her access to vital medication. Her attempts to circumvent the system leads to even more dire consequences.

A Model Employee

In A Model Employee, to keep her day job at a local restaurant, an aspiring DJ has to wear a tracking wristband. As it tracks her life outside of work, she tries to fool the system, but a new device upgrade means trouble.

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