Making Contact - Returning Fire: Interventions in Video Game Culture-ENCORE

At the mall, online, and even within the US military. Interactive, realistic, pro-war video games have become part of American culture. But anti-war protestors have found a way inside those games too. And artists are finding ways to turn the virtual world, into a place where the military hero narrative can be questioned. On this edition, we hear excerpts from the movie "Returning Fire: Interventions in Video Game Culture," written and directed by Roger Stahl.

Featuring:

Joseph Delappe, University of Nevada Art Professor; Lee Hutchinson, brother of soldier killed in Iraq; Wafaa Bilal, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Assistant Arts Professor;“Mancow” Mulle, radio host.

For More Information:

Joseph Delappe
 
Wafaa Bilal

Media Education Foundation

Returning Fire

Roger Stahl

The Mancow experience

Anne Marie Schleiner

Zak Eforia

Articles, Videos:

U.S. Army Turns to Videogames for Training


How Do Video Games and Modern Military Influence Each Other?

 


July 26, 2013 - 1:30pm

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