A film festival marked the end the first visual anthropology course at East Carolina University.
Students in Luci M. Fernandes’ visual anthropology class presented their final projects in an end of semester film festival on campus on Thursday. The course is the first of its kind at ECU and was made possible through the BB&T Leadership office, which awarded Fernandes an $8,000 grant to teach the course.
According to Fernandes, visual anthropology combines the study of human societies and their development with visual art and film, which “helps to better understand different cultures.”
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