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Camp Sambel untuk aktivis video Malaysia, Indonesia, Timor Leste dan Australia

Camp Sambel untuk aktivis video Malaysia, Indonesia, Timor Leste dan Australia

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified June 17, 2010

Video dapat membawa perubahan sosial. Hal itulah yang diyakini oleh para aktivis video dari Malaysia, Indonesia dan Timor Leste yang berkumpul di Camp Sambel selama tiga hari di Camp Baung, Malang (di Taman Wisata Alam Gunung Baung), 17 Juni – 19 Juni 2010 ini, dimana mereka berbagi pengalaman mengenai produksi video, strategi distribusi, taktik berkampanye, serta berbagai keterampilan komputer dan dunia free and open source.

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Camp Sambel gets ready

by Andrew last modified June 15, 2010

EngageMedia is gearing up for Camp Sambel this week. Camp Sambel is a gather of more than 40 video activists from indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia and Australia. The camp is based on an open methodology with participants as peers running the workshops among one another.

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JiFFest Makassar 2010

(Gedung Auditorium Prof. Dr. A. Amiruddin, Fakultas Kedokteran UNHAS, from June 11, 2010 to June 13, 2010)

Jakarta International Film Festival datang ke Makassar memutar film-film yang menang dan lolos kurasi dan telah diputar di JiFFest 3 tahun terakhir. Di sini akan juga diputar 3 film pendek Makassar. Sayang untuk dilewatkan.

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Association for Progressive Communications Membership Transferred to EngageMedia

Association for Progressive Communications Membership Transferred to EngageMedia

by Andrew Garton last modified June 07, 2010

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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Launching T4RA Climate Crisis Video Compile

Launching T4RA Climate Crisis Video Compile

by Andrew Garton last modified June 06, 2010

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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Survive Past Five: Making Poverty Political

Survive Past Five: Making Poverty Political

by Kevin Rennie last modified May 31, 2010

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.

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CPJ seeks investigation into Thai violence against media

by EM News last modified May 29, 2010

Committee to Protect Journalists seeks investigation into Thai violence against media.

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World Bank racketeering in the Philippines

World Bank racketeering in the Philippines

by EM News last modified May 29, 2010

Author and former Director of NGO Forum on ADB Renato Redentor Constantino reflects on the World Bank in the Philippines.

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Short Attention Span II - an evening of troublemaking short films

(Irene Warehouse - 5 Pitt St, Brunswick, from June 17, 2010 to June 18, 2010)

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.

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4th CMS Vatavaran 2010 to kick start from Shimla

4th CMS Vatavaran 2010 to kick start from Shimla

by Narender Yadav last modified May 27, 2010

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

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Purbalingga Film Festival 2010

(Purbalingga, from May 26, 2010 to May 29, 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.

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'Strange Birds in Paradise - A West Papuan Story'

(Event Cinema 9, 505-525 George Street, Sydney, from June 10, 2010 to June 11, 2010)

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

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Plumi 3.0 Released

Plumi 3.0 Released

by Andrew last modified May 20, 2010

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.

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At the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010

At the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010

by Andrew last modified May 14, 2010

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.

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Australian Refugee Film Festival 2010

( 264 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW Australia, from June 20, 2010 to June 21, 2010)

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!

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Th!nk3: Blogging the Developing World

Th!nk3: Blogging the Developing World

by Kevin Rennie last modified May 11, 2010

European Journalism Centre's Th!nk3- Developing World has100 competitors blogging about the UN Millennium Development Goals

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Blac Blocs NVDA [Stop Motion Music Video]

by Ray Grenfell last modified May 06, 2010

The stop-motion animation that took us over a year to complete is finally online...

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The Other Side of the Mirror

(Bantul, Yogyakarta, from May 07, 2010 to May 10, 2010)

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.

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