Video4Change Network interviewed Anna Har and Brenda Danker of the Freedom Film Network (FFN) about the upcoming Freedom Film Festival in Malaysia. FFN is a not-for-profit body established to support and develop social documentary filmmaking in Malaysia by building a dynamic network of social filmmakers.
This is the first of our series of monthly public updates on the Video For Change, a network of human rights activists, journalists, trainers, and video practitioners, who create and use video to affect social change.
2018 marks the 20-year anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Hopefully, you have visited our beta version of the Video for Change and Impact Cookbook. Recently, we have started to take the Impact Cookbook to a new phase. All contents are being revisited, updated and improved.
If we are to build a workforce with the resilience to deal regularly and effectively with traumatic imagery, where the endpoint isn’t necessarily burning out, then we need to institute best practices. We need to hold spaces to share experiences. To give ourselves survival kits. And maybe to cry a little too.
Members of the Video4Change (V4C) Network share what the Network is about, where they find common ground, and what are its future plans.