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Stories about Video

12 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video for Advocacy

As a part of ORT treatment advocacy efforts, Ukrainian harm reduction activists produce videos which describe the situation around this problem, tell stories of real people who suffer because of inertness of the health care authorities and report the small successes in this regards.

6 December 2011

Ukraine: Using Video in Promoting Harm Reduction Ideas

Activists of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine film and post personal stories of the therapy patients to demonstrate how the opiate replacement therapy could change the life of people living with a drug addiction for better.

6 October 2011

Languages: Phil Cash Cash and Nez Perce

Phil Cash Cash is a linguist and a member of the Weyiiletpu (Cayuse) and Nuumiipuu (Nez Perce) Indigenous tribes of North America. He is also especially passionate about using the web 2.0 to preserve and revitalize the Nez Perce language, of which he estimates only 20-25 fluent speakers remain.

7 August 2011

Argentina: The Cultural Shed of Piedrabuena Neighborhood

What was once a warehouse for the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires has now become the Piedrabuenarte Cultural Shed, which brings together the neighborhood of Piedrabuena to take part in a wide range of cultural activities. Members of the community have been documenting daily life with citizen media, and there are plans to work with the young people to contribute to their YouTube channel.

3 August 2011

Argentina: La Flecha Engaging Youth Through Citizen Media

La Flecha is an organization based in Buenos Aires, Argentina that engages youth in the public schools of the city teaching them how to create citizen media to begin and sustain conversations about issues that affect their daily lives in their communities.

26 July 2011

[Video] Interview with Jamila Venturini of Friends of Januária

Jamila Venturini, a Brazilian multimedia journalist, is one of the coordinators of the Rising Voices grantee project Friends of Januária, which will engage young people of the town showing them how to use citizen media to become better informed and monitor the work of the local municipal government.

19 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from Mokattam Blog Tales

This continues the three-part series of commissioned videos created by Egyptian filmmaker Mahmoud Saber that takes a closer look at each of the projects as part of the Rising Voices in Egypt initiative. This video features the Mokattam Blog Tales project.

10 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from the Women of Minya Day by Day Project

This continues the three-part series of commissioned videos created by Egyptian filmmaker Mahmoud Saber that takes a closer look at each of the projects as part of the Rising Voices in Egypt initiative. This video features the Women of Minya Day by Day project.

5 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from the Exploring Taboos Project

This is the first in a three-part series of videos developed by local filmmaker Mahmoud Saber, which focuses on the Rising Voices grantees based in Egypt. This first video features the Exploring Taboos project in Cairo.

28 July 2010

[Video] Introduction to Women of Minya Day by Day

Nevine Ebeid is coordinating the project Women of Minya Day by Day of the New Women Foundation in Cairo, which is working with NGOs in the Minya Governorate located 250 km south of the capital. In this video, Nevine discusses how they will use citizen media tools to train female women laborers how to tell their stories and help advocate for greater legal protections.