Video4Change Network members continue to harness the power of video to advance human rights, social justice, and environmental change. This update includes stories of Network members using various platforms to highlight and amplify community stories, and building up video makers’ skills to maximise the use of film for change.
The Video4Change Network is celebrating 10 years of bringing together changemakers eager to create impact through the medium of film. In this blog post, five Network members share some of their personal highlights throughout the decade.
Using the power of video, the Video4Change Network continues to document realities on the ground. This update includes stories of vulnerable communities using the media to fight back against abuse, and how Network members are maximising technology to counter disinformation.
With the dominance of big tech video platforms, do independent video platforms still matter? At the eighth Video4Change Learning Session, EngageMedia will share the opportunities and challenges it experienced while managing Cinemata, an open and secure video platform for social issue films in the Asia-Pacific.
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 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.