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Adugna Dance Company – A Shared Gift – Ethiopia

The moving story of Adugna, Ethiopia’s biggest contemporary dance company which has transformed street children into professional dancers. Filmed in Ethiopia by GEMTV and in Paris by Dominique Chadwick. Film directed and edited by Dominique Chadwick Dominique Chadwick was one … Continue reading

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Crying Shame – Boliyoli

This film shows how a rural community in northern Ghana is dealing with the serious problem of violence against its women and young girls. Scripted and filmed by the Learning Circle Group of women from Ghana as part of a … Continue reading

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WAHALA (Extract)

A group of local women from Tamale in northern Ghana discuss the gender discrimination they face in their daily lives in their communities. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women trained in film production by Dominique Chadwick … Continue reading

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Guide Children (Extract)

Blind beggars on the busy streets of Tamale, northern Ghana are sadly a very familiar feature. Most of them became blind through poverty or ignorance as they could not get treated on time. They cannot move without being guided all … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract1)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract2)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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Mama’s Club Uganda

There is Life after HIV. Mama’s Club, a psychosocial care and support programme has set up women’s groups around central, Western and Norther Uganda. Members and staff share their experiences of living with HIV and their leaderships skills with the … Continue reading

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Shall We Tell Him? – Tanzania

In Dar es Salam, Tanzania, a group of adult caregivers discuss the challenges of looking after children born with HIV. They have recently participated, together with the children, in a training workshop on the “Stepping Stones with Children”methodology ran by … Continue reading

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Stop Abusing Widows – Namibia

On the day of Nangula’s husband death from AIDS- related illness, her in – laws arrive to grab her house. This “inheritance grabbing” is common practice in Namibia, when widows can loose all their property on the day of their … Continue reading

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Survivor

“Survivor” is based on the true story of Malika, a young Ugandan woman who learns she is HIV positive, as a child. The film was produced during a participatory film workshop for women, members of Mama’s Club, a support network … Continue reading

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