News and Events
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.
My latest Th!nk3: Developing World has video of the Goldstein Make Poverty History Electoral Forum which drew a crowd of 280 on Friday night 28 May 2010.
Committee to Protect Journalists seeks investigation into Thai violence against media.
Author and environmentalist Chris Lang writes about another infamous APP exploit
Author and former Director of NGO Forum on ADB Renato Redentor Constantino reflects on the World Bank in the Philippines.
Short Attention Span II The Squatters and Unwaged Workers Airwaves (SUWA) invite you to an evening of troublemaking short films. Thursday 17 June, 7 - 10 pm, Irene Warehouse, 5 Pitt St Brunswick Come and see inspiring short films about troublemaking from all around the world with lush food, drinks and popcorn for sale. This is a 3CR fundraiser. The SUWA show is on every Friday, 5.30-6.30pm and covers a range of areas from anarchist-feminist perspectives on the world, progress, pirates, activist rights and resisting the loss of civil liberties, the far right, state repression, squatting and other forms of resistance to capitalist work-discipline from Australia and around the world plus, love song dedications.
The fourth traveling edition of CMS Vatavaran, environment and wildlife film festival 2010, will be organised in eight cities of India. The festival will start from Shimla on July 2, 2010
Purbalingga Film Festival (FFP) will be organized for the 4th time this year, 2010. FFP choose"Seeing You" as a festival theme. We invite people to see and reassess the events around us in social and cultural aspects. These events become little narrative of daily life around us, and in a larger context. This theme will be presented in the FFP in 2010, plus several special programs such as presentations, exhibitions, etc.
We are coming to Sydney June 9th - 15th for the Australia premier of Strange Birds in Paradise and I'd love to invite all to the premier (June 10th 6pm) and perhaps have a chat after. We are an independent film company and have completely self funded this doco, So we now need as much help as possible to get the film out there. Can you pass the rest of this email around through your networks so that we get a sell-out audience for our competition screening on the 10th June. Let me know if there is anyone you think we should invite. thank you for your help Charlie HS
EngageMedia and Unweb are pleased to announce the release of Plumi 3.0. Plumi 3.0 is a major new release of the video sharing platform that is built on the Plone open source content management system.
Eclectic is the word that jumped to mind as I reflected on the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Santiago, Chile. The event, from May 6-7, brought together a broad array of people and approaches to citizen media.
Please come and join us at the Australian Refugee Film Festival Inc., a collaboration of short films on Refugee topics from around the world, to bring awareness on refugee issues and celebrate the strengths and stories of refugees!
European Journalism Centre's Th!nk3- Developing World has100 competitors blogging about the UN Millennium Development Goals
The stop-motion animation that took us over a year to complete is finally online...
Taring Padi and Lafadl are organizing a 4th anniversary commemoration of the Lapindo Mud Disaster in Porong, East Java, Indonesia. The title of the event is "The Other Side of the Mirror", because they think that although many people in Indonesia already know about what happened in Porong through the mass media, there is an other side to the story. On May 7-8 2010, there will be a screening of documentary films about the Lapindo mud flow.
Workers gathered in major intersections and public areas to voice their demands and commemorate May Day 2010.
Before the Archive Camp, Pitra from IVAA and Nova from EngageMedia held a press conference that was attended by a range of local and national media in Yogyakarta, April 13, 2010.
Choose your own movie now... Every day, you use goods that come from mines - gold in your jewelry, tin in your handphone, manganese in your car, and coal, oil and gas for electricity. Mining Advocacy Network/JATAM wants to take out to the mines so you'll know where and how those materials were mined. JATAM has collected 20 movies about mining and the environment from nine countries, which will be screened for free on Sunday, May 2, 2010. The same day, JATAM will also held a Public Consultation to get your input about the issues surrounding mining, the environment and climate change. But YOU will determine which films will be screened. Select films from 15 to 27 April 2010.
Ayo Pilih Filmmu Sendiri Jika kamu pengguna bahan-bahan tambang – macam perhiasan emas, logam timah dalam handphonemu, logam mangan dalam mobilmu, batubara dan migas untuk listrikmu. Maka, JATAM ingin mengajakmu mengetahui darimana dan bagaimana bahan-bahan tambang itu didapatkan. Untuk itu, JATAM telah mengumpulkan 20 film tentang pertambangan dan lingkungan dari 9 negara, yang akan diputar Gratis hari Minggu, 2 Mei 2010. Hari itu, JATAM juga menyelenggarakan Konsultasi Publik untuk mendapatkan masukanmu tentang solusi masalah-masalah seputar pertambangan, lingkungan dan perubahan iklim. Tapi kamulah yang menentukan film mana yang akan diputar. Caranya? Pilih Film sejak 15 – 27 April 2010.