Ermina Takenova

Edward Said - Framed: The Politics of Stereotypes in News

An animated short film about a Palestinian American literary historian Edward Said and his discussion on Orientalism and the effects of the Western portrayal of the East throughout history and nowadays. This is a commissioned project created for Al Jazeera English as a part of the Listening Post series titled Media Theorised, consisting of five animated shorts about five media theorists. 

Designed and Animated by Ermina Takenova
Narrated by Sorious Samura, a Sierra-Leonian investigative journalist