On 9 October 2015, an independent news portal trained Anthropology students from the University of Cendrawasih, West Papua, in the basics of journalism writing.
The final heated days of campaigning is underway for Myanmar's general elections on 8 November, the country's first since 50 years of military rule. The big question on everyones mind: Who will be the next president of Myanmar?
Some photos from the Papuan Voices II screening at the UI Film Festival, held at Kampus Indonesia University, Depok, Jakarta from 14-18 September 2015. The new event is presented by the University's Cinematography Club to showcase young and talented Indonesian filmmakers.
Expert speakers at the Digital Laws Update, a public forum held in Bangkok, Thailand on 17 October 2015, presented their critique of pending internet laws in Thailand. The event was hosted by EngageMedia and the Foundation for Internet and Civic Culture.
In March 2015, EngageMedia partnered with Access and the Foundation for Media Alternatives to conduct RightsCon Southeast Asia, a digital rights conference that brought together 600 participants from the region and beyond. Over the three-day event, there were several side meetings to discuss country-specific issues and potential collaborations with regards to internet rights. One of the results of those meetings was an emerging Indonesian network of digital rights activists.
The ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has started rolling out strategies for their campaign in the coming Myanmar elections on 8 November. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) confirmed that it will contest even if a constitutional measure barring Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president is not amended. In this blogpost, we highlight some videos on the ongoing political struggle.
A selection of films on the 1965 tragedy, where one million Indonesians were killed and scores more were imprisoned and tortured.
In August 2015, a West Papuan woman completed her stint as the first participant of our Video Residency program in Yogyakarta. The program is designed to enable filmmakers to advance their video production skills while expanding their networks in the larger video and film community in Indonesia.
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Celebrating its 17th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival is now open for submissions! Named one of the “Top Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine for five years running, the Newport Beach Film Festival will run from April 21st to April 28th, 2016. Enter your film now through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway For more information, visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com
IKTV is now on EngageMedia!
Nearly 81% of 2.25 million Catalans who participated in a simulated referendum Sunday said they wanted autonomy from Spain, according to preliminary results cited by the Financial Times and other news outlets.
IKTV is now on EngageMedia!
Workshopping the shock/thrill of a 'new' Australian government.
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