ROTTAMA ITALIA - PERCHÉ IL DECRETO SBLOCCA-ITALIA È UNA MINACCIA PER LA DEMOCRAZIA E PER IL NOSTRO FUTURO
Paper/Screen convergence, 2014
The so-called Unlock-Italy decree, considered anti-constitutional by jurists such as Ferdinando Imposimato, Paolo Maddalena, Giovanni Losavio, became law in Italy on 11 November 2014, following an ambiguous bi-partisan vote. The decree contradicts the constitutional principle concerning the protection of the public heritage, and strengthens the level of debt hidden under ostensible public-private partnerships. This free ebook – available in pdf, epub, and mobi-Kindle formats – features a critical analysis of a law that is expected to burden Italian politics, economy, and environment starting in 2015.
EVERYDAY REBELLION: THE ART OF CHANGE
Creative non-violent protest and civil disobedience
An award-winning documentary and cross-media project that informs on and promotes the power of creative resistance and civil disobedience around the globe. Of extensive reach, the work combines film, digital and social media into a multi-faceted hybrid that reflects the diverse non-violent methods used in combatting violent systems of governing. The three-part project consists of a web platform, which brings together all kinds of struggles around the world and shares the creative and non-violent methods and tactics used, via videos, articles, manuals, user comments; a documentary for television and theatrical release, which focuses on activists around the world; and interactive tools. Links to CANVAS, Oxfam, Corporate Europe Observatory, TEDx talks …
Chibanis l'éternel exil des travailleurs maghrébins
Long-form article, 2014
In the Arabic dialect “chibanis” means “white hair.” This is a long-form article on the immigration of North Africans in France after World War 2 and their dreams, which were born in the boom years and have been transformed in old age, isolation and solitude. “Exiled” from their homeland, forced into invisibility for years, today they seek out friendship and help in a country far and different from their own.
IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST
Long-form article, 2013
Long-form article: videos, data maps on the dirty truth about cheap meat.
A small band of animal rights activists have been infiltrating the factory farms where animals are turned into meat under the most terrific circumstances. Now the agribusiness giants are trying to crush them.
THE ‘BOYS’ IN THE BUNKHOUSE - THE MEN OF ATALISSA
Long-form article, 2014
For decades, a group of men with intellectual disabilities seemed happy living in a small Iowa town. Then their neighbors found out the truth.
ABOLITION UNIVERSELLE DE LA PEINE DE MORT
Produced on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, the report contains interviews with four personalities engaged against the death penalty (Robert Badinter, Jane Birkin, Bruno Podalydès, Richard Sédillot) and a look at the situation in four countries: Lebanon, Benin, Morocco, Mongolia. [eb-hj]
GUEROÏS - ILS VEULENT SAUVER LA RUSSIE
Stories of voluntary work and civil activism in Russia. Torture, orphans, free food, aid projects and mutual aid, LGBT rights, natural areas are the themes addressed. Free people and ideas.
GOUDOU GOUDOU - Les voix ignorées de la reconstruction
Through a multimedia blog and a webdocumentary, five Haitian journalists give a voice to the earthquake victims of their country, and expose the hard realities of reconstruction and its consequences: “Debris and Reconstruction”, “Art with a Cause”, “Impact of NGOs”, “Health and Cholera”, “Life in the Camps”.
A rich 26 minutes, in a “Euro” version and in an “Afro” version, for a project that uses the social media network facebook and twitter, also adapted for weak internet connections so that access from the cybercafés of Kinshasa can be ensured.
On the banks of the Congo River, Cyrille (a reporter from Top Congo radio) and Mike (an investigative journalist for Congo News) lead a daily struggle for freedom of the press in DR Congo. [eb-hj]