by Jenn Warren
While research online and mobile gaming for social change for my organisation, Grassroot Soccer, and a potential project we may do in 2016-2017, I came across this innovative game that attempts to encourage female empowerment and independence for adolescent girls ages 8-13.
Games for Change calls Wonder City “a companion to the independent documentary film Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” by filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and aims to provide adolescent girls with a game in which they can become female superheroes and discover their preferred superpower and “style of power” .
by Ana Zanotti
(shared from the ComDev forum with Ana’s permission)
Back in 2010, I gladly heard from the Argentine Film Institute that the proposal I submitted to produce a documentary tentatively called ‘Hasta la Semana que Viene’ (‘See You Next Week’) was among the projects selected for funding and later on broadcasting throughout the nationwide public TV network.
by Eleni Maria Rozali
Marko Skoric’s lecture at Malmo University on 8 October 2015, regarding his research on Political Expression, Exposure to Disagreement, and Opinion Shielding on social media as predictors of Citizen Engagement, was a trigger to reflect on a number of issues: the evolution of a new public sphere through social media to democracy and gender discourse.
by Jenn Warren
During the Malmo University Communication for Development Voice and Matter Conference that took place from 17-20 September 2014, Andrea Cornwall told the story of the influential sex workers’ collective in India, Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad (VAMP), the initiative Save Us From Saviours, and their video responses to the sensational and derogatory VICE film “Prostitutes of God” in 2010 .