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  1. CDS Continuing Education: Video Institute Overview

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    In this look at the 2013 CDS Documentary Video Institute, students describe their experiences in the eight-day intensive course, in which they learned interview skills, camera techniques, lighting,…

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    • Interview with Candice Jansen

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      Candice Jansen, a Master's in Liberal Studies student, speaks about her experience in the Multimedia Documentary class, taught by Christopher Sims during the 2013 spring semester. Visit the…

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      • Singing with Captain Luke

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        Captain Luke creates an impromptu gospel choir at his home in Winston-Salem. Filmed by Candace Jansen and Gabriela Anhalzer Audio recording by Lorrie Guess Edited by Lorrie Guess This piece…

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        • Ironing Board Sam: From Rocks to Blues

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          Ironing Board Sam doesn’t own many things, but the things he does own have a special significance to him. He shared this artifact from his childhood in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Video and…

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          • Ben Payton: "Now That You Gone"

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            As a young musician, Ben Payton dreamed of writing a song worthy of Willie Nelson. Though Willie never performed it, we still think it's worth a million bucks. Ben played his beautiful original…

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            • Ironing Board Sam's Mojo

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              Ironing Board Sam’s energetic music and gregarious personality make him a local favorite in Hillsborough, North Carolina and the surrounding towns. Filmed by Natalie Robles, Amy Huang, Tabria…

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              • Lakota John: the Next Generation

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                John Lakota Locklear is a member of Music Maker's Next Generation Artists program, which encourages and mentors young artists performing Southern roots music. We caught up with Lakota John at…

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                • Ironing Board Sam: The Bitter and the Sweet

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                  Ironing Board Sam shares some wisdom gained over a fifty-year musical career. Filmed by Ian McClerin, Amy Huang, Tabria Williford, Natalie Robles, and Hannah Colton Edited by Amy Huang, Tabria…

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                  • Ironing Board Sam: Sammie and the Alligator

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                    One warm day, Ironing Board Sam drove out on Highway 11 in Mississippi. He stopped by a stream to play a recording for the local fauna, and discovered that humans aren't the only species to enjoy…

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                    • Captain Luke: Blessed by Blues

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                      Captain Luke Mayer tells how he got from a young boy humming alongside his father's tractor to a world-traveling blues musician. Filmed by Lorrie Guess, Gabriela Anhalzer, Candice Jansen,…

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                      • Ben Payton: the Art of the Blues

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                        Ben Wiley Payton plays his acoustic blues like a painter uses color on canvas; he brings passion and creativity to every note. In this clip, Ben speaks about his duty to keep his art alive in a modern…

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                        • Ms. Pudding's Social House

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                          Ms. Pudding's house in Winston-Salem is a place where folks gather to eat, drink and be merry. Check out this portrait of the woman who makes the good times possible. Filmed by Lorrie Guess,…

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