WHAT’S YOUR GREEN DOT?
To create a fictional story to help Fairbanks reconsider the type of community and environment that they want to live and raise children in. To help create the first idea that violence is not tolerated at all. And to spark the idea that we as bystanders have the power to help and change our society. This story will be based off facts and potential true story, I don’t want to make anyone feel uncomfortable with having their story up and out there if they don’t wish for that.
A compilation of stories from people from Ted Talks, NPR, and other people who want to share. As well as a compilation from the website sources as information about the program and cause.
1) “Ms. New Brave World’ — Documentary
2) “Precious’ — Movie
3) “Counsellors’ experiences of working with male victims of female-perpetrated domestic abuse’ Article by Kevin F. Hogan, John R. Hegarty, Tony Ward, Lorna J. Dodd
4) ‘Help-Seeking Among Male Victims Of Partner Abuse: Men’s Hard Time’ Article by Venus Tsui, Monit Cheung, and Patrick Leung
Help-Seeking Among Male Victims Of Partner Abuse: Men’s Hard Time
Domestic Violence: It’s not about Gender- Or is it?
Green Dot Alaska
LEAP – Alternatives to Violence Programs
Green Dot World Facebook page
Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living
Delhi rapist says victim shouldn’t have fought back
Why Don’t Domestic Violence Victims Leave?
Battered Men – The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence Battered Men’s Stories
Hidden Hurt: Domestic Abuse Information
Central theme or problem
Make them Care
How can we as a society allow violence to continue?
How can a college student react to and prevent potentially violent behaviors?
Answered with a fictional story.
Video form, this way the audience will see, hear, feel, and experience the impact of acts of violence. Limits could include the technological inability to fully complete the story in a finished form. Opportunities include the ability to show certain situations and give examples of what theses behaviors look like and what a person can do to stop them. The video format will help in distribution because it’s relatively easy to access and share. Also is not limited to the internet and requires little effort to gain information from.
Benefits include using it for the UAF Green Dot Program and the Green Dot Organization, and even potentially furthering the story into a website form as a mini series to help others to connect and heal together.
Each person is involved in the story writing, filming, and editing process.
Cynthia – Lead director and coordinator and Green Dot representative
Keisha – Information and sources getter
Aimee – Putting together of clips and other electronic bits
Create story — Rough Tuesday 4/14
— Deadline Wednesday 4/15
Find volunteers — Deadline Friday 4/17
Start filming footage — Start Date Friday 4/17
Finish filming — Deadline Wednesday 4/22
Edit footage — Deadline Sunday 4/26
Turn in project — Deadline Tuesday 4/28