Tech Tales, a collection of films highlighting human rights stories in the digital age, will be featured in the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema’s screening event “Rights Out Loud” in celebration of Human Rights Day on December 10.
The special screening features films on human rights stories in the Asia-Pacific with a focus on digital rights, women-led protests, commuter mobility, and indigenous peoples.
Annisa Adjam’s My Clouded Mind, Vitra Duangdee’s Pattani Calling, and Varun Kurtkoti’s Appa and His Invisible Mundu will be streaming for free from December 4 to 12, 3PM Manila time (UTC+8), on the CCP Arthouse Cinema’s Vimeo channel.
The Tech Tales films, created by distinguished filmmakers in the Asia-Pacific, turns a critical eye on key digital rights issues faced in the region such as online surveillance in India and Thailand, data privacy and online gender-based violence in Indonesia, and digital sovereignty in the whole region.
The human rights-themed event will also hold a talkback session on December 9, 5PM Manila time (UTC+8). More updates will be posted on their Facebook and Twitter pages.
The event was organised in partnership with the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights, FNF Philippines: It’s All About Freedom, and EngageMedia.