On October 9, 2019, forty activists & participatory video practitioners from Africa & beyond arrived at Bertha Foundation’s Retreat in Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa for the #video4change Grassroots Gathering. Egbert Wits writes what happened on that day.
This is a regular public update of the Video4Change network, a network of human rights activists, journalists, trainers and video practitioners, who create and use video to affect social change.
WITNESS is participating at RightsCon 2018, one of the world’s leading conferences on human rights in the digital age. WITNESS will lead and participate in multiple sessions of the event.
The Video4Change team was present in the Global Voices Summit 2017, which took place during December 2-3, 2017 in the Sri Lankan Capital Colombo. The panel “Using Video for Change: Diverse Opportunities and Challenges” featured members of five organizations comprising Video4Change.
Film by trainees of Video4Change partners InsightShare wins first prize.