Humanities Core – Reflection

When I first heard Professor Lazo talk about Humanities Core at SPOP, I accidentally fell asleep (I stayed up with the rest of my SPOPmates the night before). When I heard that as a Film & Media Studies major it was required, I was slightly concerned -- writing was not my strong suit. So now … Continue reading Humanities Core – Reflection


Battleship Potemkin

  The primary source I have chosen to research is Battleship Potemkin, a silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. The silent film was created in 1925 and formally released in Russia. It was commissioned by the Central Executive Committee as a way to commemorate the Russian Revolution of 1905. In June of 1905, the sailors aboard … Continue reading Battleship Potemkin

Overseas Foreign Workers: The Modern Day Slaves

This past weekend I watched a documentary directed by Ted Unarce called Modern Day Slaves. The film centers around the lives of four different Overseas Foreign Workers. These workers are Filipinos who have migrated to countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, and the United States in search for better job opportunities. Many of the OFWs work abroad … Continue reading Overseas Foreign Workers: The Modern Day Slaves