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This film series explores the lives of women in the music industry. It is curated by Dr. Charity Marsh.
Dolly Parton: Here I Am is a 2019 British biographical documentary film, directed by Francis Whately. The film offers a look into the life and musical career of Dolly Parton, which is told through interviews with friends, companions, and the artist herself.
UK | 2019 | 89min | PG14 |
Directed by Liz Garbuz
Photo by Evie Ruddy
Dr. Charity Marsh (she/her) is Director of the Humanities Research Institute and Director of the Interactive Media and Performance (IMP) Labs at the University of Regina, which is located on Treaty 4 lands. She is Associate Professor in Creative Technologies and Interdisciplinary Programs in the Faculty of MAP. Dr Marsh's research focuses on Hip Hop Cultures, gender and technology, community arts-based education, and artists such as Bjork, Madonna, and Peaches. She directed and produced the documentary, I’m Gonna Play Loud: Girls Rock Regina and the Ripple Effect (2020), as well as We Need Rock Camp, a series of shorts about the importance of GRR on youth. Her co-edited collection, We Still Here: Hip Hop North of the 49th Parallel, was published in 2020 with McGill-Queen’s University Press. Along with her kiddos, Ilse and Aksel Lena, Charity produces the weekly radio show Imagine This Music! for 91.3 FM CJTR Regina Community Radio.
Cassandra Ozog (she/her) is a PhD candidate at the University of Regina on Treaty 4 territory examining representations of mental illness in the media. She is a sessional instructor at the University of Regina and has taught courses on inequality and social justice, mass media, the sociology of mental illness, and Indigenous health policy and research. Cassandra is a co-owner of local, eco-friendly store Mortise & Tenon, and is passionate about community-driven research, challenging ableist notions of health and wellbeing, and supporting community-based justice initiatives. She might be Dolly Parton’s biggest fan, but is open to sharing the title.