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Title: Film: Joystick Warriors
START DATE: Tuesday January 28
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
909 12th Street, Sacramento
Event Type: Screening
Contact NameSacPeace
Email Addresssacpeace [at] dcn.org
Phone Number916-448-7157
Free films shown on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

Joystick Warriors
Video Games, Violence & the Culture of Militarism

Joystick Warriors provides a view into the latest research on the link between violent video games and violence in the real world. Using insights of media scholars, military analysts, combat veterans, and gamers, the film explores the immersive experience of gaming and examines the game industry's longstanding relationship with the U.S. military and the American gun industry, and how the games work to sanitize, glamorize, and normalize violence while cultivating dangerously regressive attitudes and ideas about masculinity and militarism.


Discussion to follow.

Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 23rd, 2013 12:43 PM

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