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Using Documentaries on Myanmar's Minorites to Promote Peace

by Kyalyi last modified January 20, 2017

Our screenings continue to spread messages of peace as we take Khaw Than around Myanmar to promote minority rights and human rights as well as involvement in dialogue surrounding the issues.

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Cemented Feet in Protest to Cement Factory

by Natalie Stuart last modified December 14, 2016

Protesters from Mount Kendeng, Rembeng regency in Central Java encase their feet in cement aiming to stop the construction of a PT Semen Indonesia cement plant as well as spread environmental awareness.

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Of Unnatural Offences; LGBT Rights in Myanmar

by Natalie Stuart last modified December 14, 2016

The Myanmar Penal Code a British colonial law still in place in Myanmar outlaws same-sex relations and causes discrimination and oppression for LGBT community.

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Introducing our Minority Rights and Interfaith Film Screening Series: Khaw Than

by Kyalyi last modified December 13, 2016

EngageMedia is kicking off the end of 2016 with a new series of community film screenings called ‘‘A Call in Need: Khaw Than ( ေခၚသံ ).”

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Featured Filmmaker: A. Dananjaya

Featured Filmmaker: A. Dananjaya

by EM News last modified October 10, 2016

Commemorating the 51st anniversary of Indonesia's 1965 Tragedy, we interview A. Dananjaya, who uses film to to highlight alternative perspectives on history.

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ROCKIN’ FOR WEST PAPUA: Global Peace Concerts Announced

by EM News last modified September 09, 2016

Rockin’ For West Papua is a worldwide music, arts and cultural festival of events raising awareness of the genocide and human rights abuses on the indigenous people of West Papua, presented by Rize Of The Morning Star.

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Featured Filmmaker: Ko Thaid Dhi

Featured Filmmaker: Ko Thaid Dhi

by EM News last modified October 10, 2016

We interview Ko Thaid Dhi, a prominent filmmaker from Myanmar and founder of the Wathann Film Festival.

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The Future of Protecting Journalists

The Future of Protecting Journalists

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified October 10, 2016

The following are some reflections of mine after attending a dialogue titled, ‘Secure the News: A Dialogue on How to Protect the Future of Journalism’ at RightsCon 2016.

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Snowden: Systemic Problems Need Systemic Change

Snowden: Systemic Problems Need Systemic Change

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified August 19, 2016

A dialogue between Ronald J. Deibert and Edward Snowden at Rightscon 2016.

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Camp Chindwin

Camp Chindwin

by EM News last modified May 16, 2016

Camp Chindwin brought together 33 video activists, filmmakers and citizen journalists from Southeast Asia to a camp in Myanmar from 3-6 June 2015.

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Video4Change

Video4Change

by EM News last modified May 16, 2016

The Video4Change Network is a global alliance of organisations developing the use of video and technology for human rights, social justice and environmental change.

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Open Call: Good Pitch² Southeast Asia

Open Call: Good Pitch² Southeast Asia

by EM News last modified June 07, 2016

EngageMedia supports InDocs as an Outreach Partner for the first Good Pitch² in Southeast Asia.

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Featured Filmmaker: Thet Oo Muang

Featured Filmmaker: Thet Oo Muang

by EM News last modified April 25, 2016

Thet Oo Maung (Tom) is a documentary filmmaker and photographer from Myanmar whose works have been acclaimed internationally. This is our exclusive interview with him.

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Featured Filmmaker: Joseph Israel Laban

Featured Filmmaker: Joseph Israel Laban

by EM News last modified April 15, 2016

Joseph Laban, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker from the Philippines talks to us about the successes and obstacles in his journey so far.

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A Colourful Experience at Barcamp Yangon

by EM News last modified February 12, 2016

The seventh Barcamp in Yangon, Myanmar, called the “Colorful Barcamp”, was held at the MICT Park with over 5000 participants from 30-31 January 2016.

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