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Video for Change

“Shooting COVID-19” screened online at Gawad Alternatibo 2.0

EngageMedia’s short documentary “Shooting COVID-19: Media Frontliners in Manila” has been chosen to be part of a special online screening at the 32nd Gawad Alternatibo film competition, a part of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival by the Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP). The documentary is one of three films under the program, “Quarantimes Chronicles, Documentaries, and Film Essays”.

COVID-19 Manila Media Frontliner Video for Change

Shooting COVID-19: Media frontliners in Manila

Almost two months into the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon province, uncertainty and fear loom over the streets of Manila as dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s COVID-19 pandemic response grows. Despite this, video journalists like JL Burgos continue to take risks and pursue stories from marginalised communities to create films that call for a better society after the pandemic.

Making Video for Change amidst Media Freedom attacks

On May 3rd, 2019, in time for the World Press Freedom Day, EngageMedia and Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival gathered filmmakers, media groups, and civil society organizations to underscore the importance of Video for Change locally and regionally.

T4RA Climate Workshop

A one-day training of Indonesian video activists from environmental groups and independent video producers on developing distribution strategies for online, offline and hybrid methods.

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