Films

Changing the Story in a Minute

Simon Dancey (Co-Investigator of The Future is Unwritten) talks about his work with Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar in Colombia, emphasising the need to link grassroots activity with cultural policy in order to effect social change.

Changing the Story: Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba

Principle Investigator Scott Burnett of the Phase 2 South Africa Project presents the aims, context and team behind  Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba.

 

Changing the Story ACT – Arts, Critical Thinking and Active Citizenship

ACT chose to design a call-out for the proof of concept part of their project, encouraging research-practice teams from across Kosovo to apply. The successful project was ‘BOOM Zine’ – a qualitative research project that looks at the development of the rock and roll scene in Kosovo in the 1980s.

Changing the Story: Youth Led Social Enterprises in Malaysia (May 2018)

Phase 2 Co-Investigator Wee Chan Au (Monash University) highlights the opportunities social enterprises can provide and the lack of research into social enterprises in the context of Malaysia.

Mobilising Histories of Discrimination, Persecution & Genocide (May 2018)

Our joint inter-disciplinary, international workshop hosted at the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre explored the use of film, drama and storytelling as mechanisms for confronting dark pasts, mobilising traumatic memory, and addressing continuing forms of inequality and injustice.

Changing the Story: The Anlong Veng Peace Tours (May 2018)

Delivered as part of Changing the Story’s Cambodia strand, the April 2018 Anlong Veng Peace Tours saw the first deployment of participatory film-making methods as a means for students to explore the stories of local residents and former Khmer Rouge.

Changing the Story (Kosovo)

‘Let’s remember not to forget’

Find out about our Phase 2 project ‘The Making of the Museum of Education’ from Principal Investigator Linda Guisa who takes us on a tour of their former school, now the setting of the museum.

Changing the Story: The Anlong Veng Peace Tours (March 2018)

In March 2019, Changing the Story hosted a workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia titled ‘Learning from the past with and for young people: Intergenerational dialogue, education and memory after genocide.’ Find out about our Cambodia strand and hear from project Co-Investigators and partners who attended the event.

Changing the Story in a Minute (March 2018)

Inés Soria-Donlan discusses her involvement with Changing the Story as Project Manager and as a Creative Producer.

Changing the Story in a Minute (March 2018)

Nub Raj Bhandari discusses the opportunities he has gained through his involvement with Changing the Story as a Phase 2 project partner on the Kenya and Nepal strand.

Changing the Story in a Minute (November 2017)

Emraan Azad is an early career researcher, from the Bangladesh University of Professionals. He talks about why he wanted to take part in Changing the Story’s project development workshop.

Changing the Story in a Minute (November 2017)

Fiammetta Wegner is a specialist in participatory action research and works with Recrear International. She talks here about what she finds interesting about the Changing the Story project development workshop.

Changing the Story in a Minute (November 2017)

Emily Morrison discusses her involvement with the Changing the Story Project and our partnership with the British Council.

Peace in a Small Scale (November 2017)

Prof. Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar (Changing the Story Co-I) presents his paper “Peace in a Small Scale: Colombia and the Social Imagination of the Future” as part of Changing the Story’s project launch at our “Voicing Hidden Histories” conference at University of Leeds.

That was nice, but so what? Participatory arts for sustainable development (August 2017)

Artists, activists, practitioners and academics speak about the opportunities and challenges of participatory arts in development. Filmed at our international seminar held as part of the GCRF ‘Voicing Hidden Histories’ project (Cooke, 2017).

Changing the Story in a Minute

Paul Cooke introduces the Changing the Story Project and describes the commissioning process that is underway to support early career researchers to develop new projects to explore the ways in which arts and heritage-based CSOs support young people in post-conflict settings.