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The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises the 13th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy, a training initiative developed in cooperation with Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA).
The 13th edition of the Summer School is a 10-day intensive training experience aimed at young professionals wishing to broaden their understanding on the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy, to share ideas and foster participatory and critical thinking on urgent human rights issues, debate with experts and filmmakers from all over the world during the 75th Venice international Film Festival and learn how to use films as a tool for social and cultural change.
The Summer School offers a programme of lectures, film screenings, discussions and working groups that combine human rights expertise, media studies and video advocacy strategies and it will last from 27 August 2018 to 5 September 2018. The eight sessions develop issues relating to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights illustrated in Films, a History of Human Rights Cinema, Freedom of Expression and Censorship, the Role of the Media in Advancing Human Rights Causes, the Use of Video in Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy, Production and Distribution of Human Rights Films and Social Documentaries, The Role of the New Media during Conflict, Documentary Film Project Development. Each module is illustrated by film or documentary screenings.
It is possible to enroll via EIUC website, the number of places is limited and the application deadline is 20 June 2018.