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Picture of one of the activities held during the Summer School

EIUC: Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (15th edition)

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises the 15th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy, a training initiative developed in cooperation with Picture People.

The 15th edition of the Summer School is a 11-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 77th 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, working groups and a storytelling workshop that combine human rights expertise, media studies and video advocacy strategies and it will last from 30 August 2020 to 9 September 2020. The seven sessions develop issues relating to The Role of the Media and Films in Advancing Human Rights, a History of Human Rights Cinema, Freedom of Expression and Censorship, the Use of Video in Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy, The Role of the New Media during Conflict, Production of Social Documentaries and Impact Distribution.
The location is Monastery of San Nicolò, Venice Lido (Italy).

It is possible to enroll via EIUC website. It is strongly recommend early registration as the number of places is limited. The application deadline is 30 April 2020

More info and the application form in the link down below.