BCM289: The rise of cosmopolitan politics and news

Globalisation and cosmopolitan citizenship – a refresher



Empathy video games + global awareness

Watch: empathy video games


What does it mean to be a global citizen?


Global citizenship – why does it matter?




BCM289: Film Festivals and Global Cities


WATCH: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/talktojazeera/2012/02/2012218133940306474.html



Take down 5 key points in regards to film festivals.

How might film festivals connect to the idea of cosmopolitanism?

In the age of the internet and Netflix, why has there been such a huge growth in festivals in the last 10 years??

Film Festivals:

History of the Cannes Film Festival WATCH:

WATCH:History of the Sundance Film Festival:


The Simpsons do Sundance

The Simpsons – Nelson Muntz Life Blows Chunks

Springfield Film Festival

Springfield Film Festival Part 2


Film Festivals in Australia:

Next Wednesday 11 October at Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul! Top Dog Film Festival

Dog Film Festival USA

Why so many?

Do you attend any?