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Tripping The Line

Two friends are working hard on searching for a new music beat and have great hopes. But who owns the copyright? Their friendship is soon to be tested. Short drama scripted and filmed by a group of members of the … Continue reading

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Vital Communities (Extract3)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Vital Communities (Extract 2)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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Betrayed – Namibia

Coerced sterilisation – as Victoria suffered in Namibia – is against her human and legal rights. Her husband becomes abusive when she tells him that she can’t bear any more children. This is based on a true story and was filmed … Continue reading

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“Children First!” – “Watoto Kwanza!” – Tanzania

Communities can be unsafe places for all people living with HIV because of violence, including stigma and abuse. Children living with or affected by HIV can be especially vulnerable without appropriate support. But guardians and parents may lack sufficient skills … Continue reading

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“Together” – Support Groups – The Namibia Women’s Health network

“TOGETHER” explores key challenges experienced by women living with HIV in Namibia such as coerced sterilisation, gender based violence and the practice of evicting widows by their family members after the death of a husband from AIDS-related illness. NWHN works … Continue reading

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Our Africa Project

Our Africa: an amazing collection of videos by African children across the continent showing their lives and countries. Children from the SOS Children’s Villages are being trained to use small flip cameras to make their own films and tell their … Continue reading

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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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Samfya – Nasanga Inshila (Extract) – Zambia

Penelope is a young woman from Samfya in northern Zambia. Her life is suddenly turned around when she becomes an orphan at the age of 14, when both her parents die of AIDs. Life becomes very difficult for Penelope who … Continue reading

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Preserving the Future – Fishing communities – Ghana

Illegal fishing is widespread on the western cost of Ghana contributing to the decline of fish stocks. For their own survival fishing communities have to change their fishing methods and collaborate with the government, the Marine police and Navy to … Continue reading

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