ASPIRE

Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment

 

Peter Samuelson, MA, President

peter.samuelson@aspirelab.org

 

Dr. D. Andy Rice, PhD, ASPIRE Fellow at UCLA

andyrice@ucla.edu

 

The Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment (ASPIRE) partners with universities, community organizations, scholars, and activists to advocate for sustainability and social justice through media-focused teaching and research.  ASPIRE teaches digital media production to undergraduates of all majors to enhance their lifelong capacities to undertake social issue advocacy.

In this clip, Johnson explains why she no longer attacks subjects in documentary films that aim to bring about change.

Peter Samuelson introduces Sarah Johnson at the UCLA Faculty Center.

Peter Samuelson introduces Sarah Johnson at the UCLA Faculty Center.

Members of the public and students from "Documentary Production for Social Change: Mobility in Los Angeles," a course at UCLA made possible through funding from ASPIRE, before Sarah Johnson's talk.

Members of the public and students from "Documentary Production for Social Change: Mobility in Los Angeles," a course at UCLA made possible through funding from ASPIRE, before Sarah Johnson's talk.