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Audiences, Activism and Political Film Festivals

Thu 25 May 2017

Since the 1970s, there has been significant growth in activist and human rights-focused film festivals around the world. In part, this reflects the fact that human rights has, particularly in the West, become a dominant political and legal language through which all kinds of issues can be expressed. However, it also reflects the influence that the film culture in Latin America during the late 1960s, early 1970s has had on the international fil ...

Audiences, Activism and Political Film Festivals

Audiences, Activism and Political Film Festivals

Thu 25 May 2017

Gender Wars: The Military, Guns & Women

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Why radio and new media are the forefront of the women’s revolution

Wed 09 Oct 2013

Though the mainstream media largely ignores the voices, stories and concerns of women, feminists and their allies have shunned these tired old mediums and looked instead to community radio and online spaces to get their message out. In an age of crumbling traditional media empires, the proliferation of new independent medias has become a site of grass roots feminist activism, and movement building. These new spaces can be platforms of empowerment ...