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The Canisius College Video Institute will premiere its latest documentary, “The Very Same House: Recidivism in Buffalo,” today at 1:00 p.m. in the Lyons Hall 418 Screening Room. The event, co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice, is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

A panel discussion will follow the screening. The 10-minute film was produced by David Goodwin COM/JRN, under the guidance of Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor of communication studies and co-director of the Video Institute.

The award-winning Canisius College Video Institute provides students with opportunities to put their classroom lessons to work on projects that enrich their learning and benefit the greater community. Students produce social documentaries and service-oriented videos – all connected by the theme of social justice – to promote discourse on ethical, social and cultural issues relevant to the world today. The Video Institute is co-directed by Dr. Irwin and Jamie O’Neil, associate professor in the Digital Media Arts Program.

Submitted by: Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor, communication studies