Kristine Tan Chan, President of Filipino Freethinkers, delves into their work of utilising science and secularism to champion human rights, focusing on freedom of expression and religion, rights of women and LGBTQIA+ communities, and digital rights.
Pyrou Chung, Director of Open Development Initiative at East-West Management Institute, shares their initiatives for strengthening the data governance of indigenous communities and the role of women in environmental advocacies.
The short film collection from young Thai and Filipino filmmakers features stories highlighting key digital rights issues affecting the youth – from digital labour, disinformation, and data privacy to digital security and platform accountability.
In collaboration with various partners, Cinemata hosted the screening and talkback session “Legacy of Struggle: Cinematic Perspectives on Martial Law” which showcased a collection of films on the profound impact of martial law in the Philippines.
Over 350 films from the 35th edition of Gawad Alternatibo will be streamed on Cinemata starting August 17, offering audiences diverse social issue alternative films in the Philippines.
Global Voices Advox Editor Ameya Nagarajan shares about the rise of digital authoritarianism and other digital rights trends in the Asia-Pacific monitored through the Advox and Unfreedom Monitor project.
In the eight post from Cinemata Features, advocacy filmmaker and educator Herwin Cabasal shares his film studies journey and how he supports young filmmakers in using the visual medium for social issue advocacy.
Amnesty International and Cinemata will showcase a diverse selection of films and videos as part of the Martial Law Bloodline Project, which aims to preserve history and promote awareness of the martial law era in the Philippines.
In this episode of PGP Live at DRAPAC23, Numun Fund’s Information and Knowledge Systems Choreographer Syar S. Alia delves into the organisation’s exploration of feminist tech and prioritising equitable, accessible, and safe technology for all.