Sam Downing is a dual major English and Integrated Strategic Communications student from Kendall, Wisconsin. He is currently researching class theory in the 2020 Best Picture winner Parasite. His goal is to understand more about how film reflects a society, particularly the way that class is reflected in film. After graduation, Sam hopes to pursue a higher education in Media Studies.
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