The Video4Change learning session highlighted Fasila’s on-going project Alive in Afghanistan, which covers unheard stories from provinces that have been out of media attention. The project aims to make outsiders better understand and appreciate the culture and traditions of Afghans.
Video4Change Network members WITNESS, eyeWitness to Atrocities, and EngageMedia will share their knowledge and experience on using video for social change and upholding digital rights at the 11th edition of RightsCon on June 6 to 10.
Video4Change Network members actively use and promote video among activists and communities, encouraging them to document realities on the ground, expose injustices, and amplify community voices. This update highlights the work of Network members in different parts of the world.
The filmmakers behind ‘Homebound’ and ‘The Unseen Words’ share their stories on using the Video for Change Impact Toolkit to build inclusive and engaging impact campaigns.
In the seventh Video4Change Learning Session on May 4, Fasila will share updates about their ongoing project Alive in Afghanistan, which covers stories that have been out of media attention.
Freedom Film Fest 2022 is accepting submissions from filmmakers around the world for this year’s festival, with the theme “Pandemic of Inequality”. Completed films must be submitted by June 30, 2022.
The Chaktomuk Short Film Festival in Cambodia is accepting short film submissions from filmmakers around the globe for the 11th edition of the festival in October 2022. Entries should be submitted by June 15, 2022, via Filmfreeway.com/CSFF.
The Impact Campaign Builder is an easy-to-use tool that helps video practitioners identify opportunities for creating impact and set realistic impact goals. Through the tool, practitioners can maximise opportunities for affected communities to engage and participate in the film project.
Amid increasing authoritarianism in many parts of the world, the Video4Change Network continues to stand for human rights and social justice. This update includes opportunities for Network members to be part of ongoing initiatives to continue using video to create positive change.
Last month, the Video4Change Network met online to reflect on best practices and lessons learned as a community of filmmakers, storytellers, and advocates working amid the challenges of a global pandemic.