Cinema and Human Rights

The Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy brings together students and professionals from all over the world involved in the fields of Human Rights, /media/intranet/CHRSS2016.png and Advocacy, to reflect on the use of film and video advocacy as an instrument for enhancing human rights awareness on critical social, political and environmental issues, and to influence change


Call for Applications - 11th Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy Summer School

Ae you interested in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy?
Then this summer school is for you.

The call for applications for the 11th Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school, co-organized by the Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Huston School of Film and Digital Media in NUIG, is now open.

More info at: www.chra.ie

Apply at: http://www.chra.ie/apply.php

Email us a query at: info@chra.ie


11th Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy 16-25 June 2016, Galway, Ireland

This Summer School programme has for the last 10 years attracted young talented filmmakers and  professionals from across the world who wish to engage in an exciting training course where ideas and projects are shared, developed and challenged by fellow participants and internationally acclaimed experts of film, television, photography and human rights.
 
Cinema and Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) is a training initiative offered by the Huston School ofFilm & Digital Media and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, part of the National University of Ireland,Galway and supported by the Open Society Foundations. This, the 10th Summer School in Cinema, HumanRights and Advocacy will run at the Huston School of Film & Digital Media in Galway from 16th to 25thof June 2016.

The Summer School is led by Nick Danziger an internationally renowned practitioner in the field of humanrights documentary making. The 10-day programme consists of eight teaching sessions, workshops andfilm screenings that combine human rights expertise and media studies. Sessions develop issues relating tothe Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a History of Human Rights Cinema, Freedom of Expressionand Censorship, the Use of Video in Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy, Producing SocialDocumentaries, the Role of Media in Period of Conflict and Production and Distribution of Human RightsFilms. Each module is illustrated by film or documentary screenings.

Elements of the summer school include information on the fundamentals of human rights, how to raiseawareness of human rights on camera, developing a project proposal and how these ideas should bepitched.

Deadline for applications is 30th April 2016.

For more information please visit our website or email to info@chra.ie.

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2015 Summer School on Cinema and Human Rights

 

For the last 10 years the Summer School has attracted young talented filmmakers and professionals from all over the world who wish to engage in an exciting training course where ideas and projects are shared, developed and challenged by fellow participants and internationally acclaimed experts of film, television, photography and human rights. The 10th Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy took place at the Huston School of Film & Digital Media in Galway in June 2015. Cinema and Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) is a training initiative offered by the Huston School of Film & Digital Media and the Irish Centre for Human Rights and supported by the Open Society Foundations. The Summer School was led by Nick Danziger, an internationally renowned practitioner in the field of human rights documentary making. The 10-day programme consisted of eight teaching sessions, workshops and film screenings that combine human rights expertise and media studies. Sessions developed issues relating to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an introduction to human rights law & philosophy issues, a history of human rights cinema, freedom of expression and censorship, the use of video in human rights documentation and advocacy, producing social documentaries, the role of media in period of conflict and production and distribution of human rights films. Each module was illustrated by film or documentary screenings.