Produced by EngageMedia, Tech Tales: Films about Digital Rights in the Asia-Pacific highlights human rights stories in the digital age and turns a critical eye on key digital rights issues that many countries in the region currently face.
All eight films in the collection will be available to stream on Cinemata from December 10 to 18.
Tech Tales features the works of Jackson Brook in Cambodia, Richard Soriano Legaspi in the Philippines, Vijitra Duangdee in Thailand, Annisa Adjam in Indonesia, Yihwen Chen in Malaysia, Varun Kurtkoti in India, Andrew Garton in Australia, and a filmmaker from Myanmar whose identity has been withheld for security purposes.
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The eight thought-provoking films highlight stories of action and resistance as ordinary citizens, activists, and human rights defenders continue to grapple with state surveillance, censorship, online-gender based violence, and other pressing digital rights issues – making the protection of digital rights more urgent than ever.
The films will be available in four languages: Thai, Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese, and English. Watch the films here.
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