Freedom Film Festival 2018

Why Film Festivals Matter

For over a decade, Freedom Film Festival has remained as the only independent human rights film festival in Malaysia. It has been a platform in showcasing issues and ideas that cannot be mass-communicated due to local laws and cultural taboos.
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Interview With Voice Grantees

EngageMedia interviewed representatives from 15 Indonesian organisations (Voice Grantees) during the first annual Linking & Learning (L&L) event on 15-19 April 2018 in Bali.
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Photo: VHRMedia/File

Murder or Suicide? Merauke Journalists Terror Continues

Merauke Regency, Papua province, Indonesia: The Merauke Police, journalists and NGOs are all busy with the recent suspicious death of a journalist. Police deny it was a murder, and have also denied it had something to do with the current provincial election, but others are not so sure.
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Association for Progressive Communications Membership Transferred to EngageMedia

The Executive Board of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has agreed unanimously to support the transfer of APC membership from long-standing member, apc.au, to EngageMedia. APC was co-founded in 1990 by Pegasus Networks, the first community based national Internet provider in Australia. Former Pegasus staff established apc.au in 1997.
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Launch T4RA DVD Climate Video Compile. Photo by Donny Hendrawan.

Launching T4RA Climate Crisis Video Compile

Coinciding with World Environment Day, Saturday 5 June, EngageMedia is launching Time for Real Action (T4RA) at Nasi Goreng Kemang (Jl. Kemang Utara 1 No. 53), Jakarta. T4RA is a curated compilation of videos that deal with climate change issues from an Asia-Pacific perspective. Join the EngageMedia team and our special guests, from 6 – 9pm, for an evening of film, music, dance and fine food.
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Video Kronik Bahara

Online Video: Indonesian Activists Look Ahead

As activists continue to define their goals in the post-Suharto era, a new and exciting relationship is developing between social movements and the online distribution of video in Indonesia, writes Alexandra Crosby.

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Through The Wire by Pip Starr

Closing the Detention Centres

In light of the 2010 Australian of the Year, Victorian psychiatrist Professor Patrick McGorry calling for an end to immigration detention centres, we’re featuring this documentary about the Woomera detention centre, Through The Wire.
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Engagemedia Distribution Workshop (Malang)

EngageMedia is hosting another free workshop on video distribution in Indonesia, this time in Malang, East Java. The 2-day workshop from 20-21 February 2010 will explore how producers of critical films around the world are distributing their videos both online and offline.
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Videochronic: Video Activism and Online Video in Indonesia

EngageMedia and Kunci Cultural Studies Center are please to announce the launch of VideoChronic, the outcome of a collaborative research charting how activists are engaging with video technologies in Indonesia, addressing some of the issues of technology-mediated social movements, and exploring the potential and limitations of online video distribution.
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EngageMedia Video Distribution Workshops (Bandung and Denpasar)

_ Bahasa Indonesia di Bawah _ EngageMedia is hosting another two free digital video distribution workshops, this time in Bandung and Denpasar, Indonesia. These 2-day free workshops will explore how to effectively distribute your critical films both online and offline. Read more here and download the registration form.
* Bandung, July 25-26, 2009
deadline for submission of applications : July 18, 2009
* Denpasar, August 15-16, 2009
deadline for submission of applications : August 2, 2009

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