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Thursday, April 21 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
When Others Tell Our Story: Librarian Portrayals in Film

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This program will highlight how librarians are portrayed in film. What can we learn about our own profession by the way others tell our story on the big screen? Culled from years of film analysis and research, as showcased on the presenter's site Reel Librarians (http://reel-librarians.com), this program will feature both female and male "reel" librarian portrayals, illustrated with cinematic examples. How might these portrayals help (or inhibit) connections between librarians and our communities? Let's all come together to identify and laugh - or groan! - at how we are portrayed in the "reel" world.

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Jennifer Snoek-Brown

Faculty Librarian, Mt. Hood Community College
I have been lucky enough to participate in librarianship across the globe and the United States, having worked in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Wisconsin, Texas, and Oregon. As a second-generation librarian (my mother is a semi-retired school librarian in Texas), I practically grew... Read More →

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