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· February, 2012

Stories about Film from February, 2012

28 February 2012

Pakistan: Congratulating Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Video Highlights: Defending Human Rights

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia, Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa selected...

24 February 2012

Brazil: The Deficient Prison Systems of the Americas

Under the Brazilian Sun is a documentary on the current state of the Brazilian penitentiary system. In the aftermath of the tragic prison fire in Honduras that killed 350 inmates,...

22 February 2012

One Day on Earth: Global Screening of Worldwide Collaborative Film

The collaborative film One Day on Earth was filmed all on the same day, October 10, 2010, with more than 3,000 hours of footage sent in from all corners of...

Guatemala: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

The 36 year civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,000 women raped: most of the victims were Mayan. Finally, the sexual...

20 February 2012

Egypt: Among Bulaq's Ruins in an Unfinished Revolution

Bulaq Abu el-Ela is one of Cairo’s main informal neighbourhoods, threatened with demolition and its inhabitants resettled into apartment blocks in the middle of the desert. Italian film-makers Davide Morandini...

17 February 2012

Costa Rica: Videos from the Past

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

9 February 2012

Malaysia: Organization Advocates for Human Rights Through Video

KOMAS is an organization in Malaysia that uses video production as a tool to educate and advocate for human rights in the areas of non-discrimination, citizenship, grassroots advocacy, voter education...