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Monday, July 31 • 12:20pm - 12:30pm
How to use Comic Books and Augmented Reality to Challenge Sexual Violence

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Comic books can move young adults and teenagers to action, and superheroes are modern-day mythological icons. A case study of the "technologically innovative and wildly popular” (MSNBC) augmented reality comic book series, “Priya’s Shakti” which features India first female superhero, who is a survivor of sexual violence. Learn how they used augmented reality from comic books to street art to engage audiences and talk about very difficult and complex topics.

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Ram Devineni

Producer, Priya's Shakti
Ram Devineni produced "The Russian Woodpecker," which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. His most recent film, The Karma Killings, about the Nithari serial killings is out exclusively on Netflix worldwide. He is... Read More →

Monday July 31, 2017 12:20pm - 12:30pm EDT
Room 104