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Plural+ is once again calling for entries for their Youth Video Festival on Migrant issues, asking youth worldwide to send in their videos discussing identity, diversity, integration, human rights and inclusiveness among other topics. Entry deadline is June 30th and video submission is by sending in a DVD to the USA. Rules and Regulations here.no comments.
Through videos, we see and learn about the cultural importance and economical boost that working with fabric is giving some people and organizations in Mali. From a women's group which claim to have placed Mali as a power in the cloth dying industry, to artists who have decided to make Bamako or mud dyed cloths [...]no comments.
From Chile, a video mashup by tintoweno mixes McHammer, Storm Troopers and the Chilean president Sebastián Piñera as comic relief: adding humor to the tense situation lived in Chile as they still experience very strong aftershocks after the February 27th 8.8 earthquake. The video's name, Tu Sunami refers the President's slip up when he mispronounced [...]no comments.
During the Colombian elections held on March 14, one complaint became common: the ballots were confusing and people were unknowingly making their vote null by marking the wrong boxes. During these elections, instead of the usual pictures of candidates or names in the ballot, citizens only had the party symbol and a number box. Voters [...]no comments.
Julio Cordoba on his birthday post brings us a glimpse of everyday life: he recalls his triumphant feeling when his dad taught him how to ride a bicycle when he was 12. Years later, he discovered his father was a better teacher than he had thought: his father had never learned how to ride a [...]no comments.
Rochele Ardesher published a video taken during a South African elementary school class of what she calls inappropriate content where the teacher berates the students for improper bathroom usage.no comments.
The one year death anniversary of blogger and journalist Omid Reza Mir Sayafi is coming around and the OR318 movement is quite active, raising awareness regarding not only Omid's death in an Iranian prison but also the risks bloggers take when they decide to write. On their website march18.org they have gathered blog posts, videos [...]no comments.
In this shocking video, Joao Frigerio shows how a young murder victim's dog in Curitiba Brazil lay next to its owner's dead body during the police investigation process until the body was taken away. The purpose? To convince people of the unconditional love animals give and promt them into adopting strays. (Caution, the video contains [...]no comments.
Videos record the situation lived these past three days of city-wide transportation strike that has Bogota paralyzed. Citizens have resorted to walking, riding bicycles, hitchhiking and climbing into the backs of pickup trucks that will take them closer to their places of work. The only system that remained in operation yesterday was the Transmilenio central [...]no comments.
Young People's Media Network posted that the BBC is looking for you to send in a 2 minute documentary on “how you see the world” to be broadcast worldwide. Deadline is March 12th. Application information here.no comments.
Santiago After the Earthquake by pviojo CC-By As the day comes to a close, more videos crop up of the devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile at 3:30 am. The earthquake, which not only affected the mainland through the ground movements, also generated tsunami waves that set out an alarm throughout the Pacific as [...]no comments.
photo by Mario Carvajal CC-by A group of videobloggers from Colombia decided to make 2010 into the year for videblogging, and set out to make a video a day during 2010. Today we bring you a selection of videos from the city of Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination [...]no comments.
Coltan, columbo-tantalite, is a mineral used to make resistors in our cellphones, video games, computers and home electronics. Likened to blood diamonds, its mining has not only caused ecological damage, human rights abuses, but some say is also fueling the conflict in the Congo. First, ConflictVoice points towards Blood Coltan, a 52 minute long documentary [...]no comments.
Patrizia Venturino filmed and uploaded the video of the Maierato landslide where a whole hill slid down the slope in the province of Vibo Valentia in Calabria. The clear video shows as the citizens run away from the river of rocks, dirt and trees amid the shouts of the police and those at the scene.no comments.
The citizen video recording the death of Neda, an Iranian woman during the presidential election protests in Iran has won the George Polk Award in Journalism. This amateur and anonymous video spread throughout the world and became a symbol of the Iranian Resistance and citizen journalism.no comments.
books by br1dotcom The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions or lack of funding, the traditional system of rigging a bus or truck as a library is not possible. Thus, library carts, [...]no comments.
Larry Lessig by Robert Scoble What is fair use, how does copyright fit into the digital age and how can commentary, teaching, remixing and research with video be freely developed? Tune in on February 25th 6:00pm US Eastern time (GMT -5) to watch and listen to Lawrence Lessig as he discusses these topics at the [...]no comments.
ceviche picture by scaredy_kat on flickr, used according to CC license Peruvian food is considered one of the most diverse foods in the world, due in part to the varied geography of the region, the blending of different cultures into iconic dishes and the way in which ancient recipes are still being interpreted and adapted [...]no comments.
Image by thombo2 on flickr used according to CC license The Costa Rican Presidential elections are this Sunday and through videos, many Costa Ricans are expressing their concerns regarding the candidates and the future of their country through parody and humor. First, we have an online video uploaded by El Basureo , where they propose [...]no comments.
Canal Solidario writes about the Indigenous Film Festival which will take place in Sevilla, Spain. During the screening, films from indigenous communities inside Nicaragua, Canada and Brazil will be shown and participants will also discuss the role of multimedia and internet tools in protecting cultural diversity.no comments.
Periodismo en Línea points us to a two day old video by NicoRios, a Chilean tourist stranded in Aguas Calientes. In the video he shows how they wait for the helicopters to arrive and explains how they were running out of food and stores have drastically increased prices for food and water. Today the Chilean [...]no comments.
rio urubamba rage by Carlos Jose Rey of Living in Peru, used with permission The state of emergency the city of Cusco in Peru and surrounding areas has moved many locals to make videos and upload them to the web, trying to get mass media to pay attention to the drama lived by villagers throughout [...]no comments.