Voicing Hidden Histories: Celebration & Launch Event
  • Time: 17:30 - 20:30
  • Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
  • Location: The Studio, Carriageworks, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD
  • Interval:
  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Concerts and performances
  • Open to: General public
  • Faculty: Society and Politics
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Join the Centre for World Cinemas & Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds for an evening of film, talk, and performance in celebration of the power of film and creativity.

Free but booking is essential.

Voicing Hidden Histories: a two day conference on Participatory Arts and Activist Film-making - part of the 31st Leeds International Film Festival.

Two full days of seminars, screenings, expert panels and discussion exploring the role of film and digital media in participatory arts and activism activities at a local, national and global scale.

Hear from a range of practitioners, academics and creative activists from Leeds and across the world.

Voicing Hidden Histories: Celebration Event & Project Launch

Join the Centre for World Cinemas & Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds for an evening of film, talk, and performance in celebration of the power of film and creativity.

The evening includes the world premiere of a selection of films made by communities in Brazil, South Africa and India as part of the recent project “Voicing Hidden Histories: Troubling the National Brand”.

It also marks the launch of two new AHRC grants awarded to CWCDC members:

“Changing the Story: Building Inclusive Civil Societies With, and For, Young People.” PI: Prof. Paul Cooke AHRC GCRF Network Grant.

“Sumak Kawsay and the Sustainable Development Agenda: Critical Debates and Creative Responses from a Latin American Indigenous Perspective.” PI: Dr Thea Pitman AHRC Research Network, Highlight notice for international development Generously funded by the AHRC.

Book your ticket.

Image: The young all-female filmmaking group from Maranhao, Brazil. Credit: Gilberto Sobrinho