In ethnocinematic collaboration, participants and researchers share what it means to be culturally-embedded and critical fellow-travelers, and explore their similarities and differences within evolving creative research and pedagogical approaches. Ethnocinema shares characteristics with autoethnography, drawing on culturally-embedded personal perspectives and expression, which are political and scholarly in their execution and scope. Creative methods like ethnocinema thrive in the emerging digital technological landscape, and are able to speak to global audiences through online dissemination strategies. Drawing on the principles of public pedagogy, this essay articulates in practical terms how to “do” ethnocinema and ethnovideo as a video-based creative and collaborative method.
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