Voicing Hidden Histories: Celebration Event and Projects Launch

Join the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures and award-winning filmmakers Dakxin Bajrange (India) and Gilberto Sobrinho (Brazil) as they celebrate the culmination of their young people’s filmmaking project Voicing Hidden Histories. Three short films made with young in Brazil, India and South Africa will be premiered, along with Director Q&As, live music and food. A unique opportunity to learn about the lives of young people around the world and celebrate their creativity.

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This evening of celebration also marks the launch of two new AHRC projects awarded to CWCDC members:

“Changing the Story: Building Inclusive Civil Societies with and for young people in 5 post-conflict countries” (Cambodia, Colombia, Kosovo, Rwanda, and South Africa) is an international project funded by the AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund and led by Professor Paul Cooke.

Sumak Kawsay and the Sustainable Development Agenda: Critical Debates and Creative Responses from a Latin American Indigenous Perspective” is an AHRC Research Network (Highlight for International Development Notice) grant awarded to Dr. Thea Pitman and works with academics, artists and activists in the UK, Brazil and Colombia.

Meet the academic project partners and find out more about these two groundbreaking projects.

Hosted by the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at University of Leeds. Generously sponsored by the AHRC and supported by the University of Leeds Cultural Institute.

Part of the 31st Leeds International Film Festival.