Share your immigrant story with PhillyCAM in virtual reality - Generocity Philly

Purpose

May 11, 2018 8:03 am

Share your immigrant story with PhillyCAM in virtual reality

The public access station is inviting both newcomers to America and descendants of immigrants to participate in "Immigration in Full Frame," a national documentary project.

Young people using the green screen studio at PhillyCAM.

(Photo via facebook.com/phillycam)

Philadelphia is home to about 200,000 foreign-born residents, each of whom has their own story to share.

PhillyCAM is seeking immigrants in the Philadelphia area to partake in “Immigration in Full Frame,” a national documentary project retelling the stories of immigrants — both newcomers and those whose descendants migrated as long ago as 1620. The interviews will be filmed in virtual reality.

As described by PhillyCAM in a press release, the goals of the documentary project are to:

  • Demonstrate the broad diversity and beauty of American immigration
  • Re-imagine how we, as a society, share stories of migration
  • Outline a visual narrative of where and how Americans came together

“PhillyCAM and Brookline Interactive Group want to use this project as a way to go beyond headlines to create intimate portraits of those most affected by the current administration’s position on immigration; from the story  of a single dreamer facing possible deportation to a migration story that spans three generations,” said PhillyCAM ED Gretjen Clausing.

Interviews will be filmed at PhillyCAM on Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Register to share your story

Psst, we at Generocity have been discussing augmented and virtual reality as a new digital engagement strategy for nonprofits during our ongoing Tech In The Commons event series.

-30-
LEAVE A COMMENT

From our Partners

Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth

Storytelling is the new support group for social impact pros

These Philly students are using paper cranes to fight the school-to-prison pipeline

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

12 Philly immigrants who are ready to mobilize

https://springfieldcc.net/

Springfield Country Club

Banquet Chef/Sous Chef

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Philadelphia Association of CDCs

Administrative and Program Assistant

Apply Now
1424 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19102

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Energy Unit Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator

Apply Now

Philly activists celebrated May Day with a ‘death by incarceration’ protest

How Asian Arts Initiative’s 25th anniversary celebration explores the concept of home

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s new report explains why rich donors give

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

Redefining civic participation, one new leader at a time

1410 w. Erie Ave. Philadelphia, Pa 19140

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Homeownership and Consumer Rights Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator

Apply Now
Philadelphia, PA

MANNA

Institutional Relations Manager

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Pathways to Housing PA

Case Managers and Other Positions Available

Apply Now

Sign-up for regular updates from Generocity