Category Archives: Participatory media

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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