Opportunity: Critical Forum – Call for Participants

3rd October 2017

Workshop and panel discussion about making human rights films from a variety of perspectives.

Many human rights documentary films are the result of a productive, creative and collaborative partnership between activists and filmmakers. This year, the Critical Forum at Document becomes a platform for yet untold and potentially powerful cinematic stories by inviting human rights organisations, activists, producers and filmmakers to share their work on the ground and spark collaborations. The forum will feature two parts: a panel with presentations of different film projects at different stages of development, focusing on challenges and collaborations. The second part will allow attendees to participate in a workshop tailored around their own projects and interests, challenges and experiences of working on human rights issues on screen and beyond. Finally, the workshop will end with a general discussion where the audience and the panelists will have the chance to give feedback and advice and inspire future projects and collaborations.

Date: 20 October 2017 | CCA Glasgow | 1-5 pm | Free but ticketed.

Apply to participate

Application Deadline: 6 October 2017

Contact: Alexandra Conta / forum@documentfilmfestival.org

Presented in collaboration with Glasgow Human Rights Network.

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