Over the last two decades we have worked with hundreds of communities, in over 60 countries.  Our projects have enabled diverse communities to focus on their issues and move towards changing their circumstances.  Here are just a few examples:

Yaqui and Comcaac Participatory Video facilitators editing their videos

Mexico

From the Ocean across the Sierra

In 2010 we started a journey hand in hand with Comcaac and Yaqui indigenous peoples: we trained them initially as community filmmakers, and from 2015 as Participatory Video facilitators.  They have founded La Marabunta Filmadora, a collective that involves both Comcaac and Yaqui facilitators working inside their communities as well as supporting neighbouring indigenous groups…

Widows in Upper East region of Ghana make a Participatory Video on land and corruption

Ghana

Land and Corruption

Ten widows from the small village of Kulbia joined a Participatory Video process, over the course of four months in 2016, to explore and document the land issues affecting widows in their community. There are an estimated 50,000 widows in the Upper East region of Ghana. Traditional rites and practices vary between communities, however the…

A young indigenous woman from North-East India holds a video camera

India

Autonomous Community Media

In 2015/16 we began training community filmmakers from nine indigenous communities in the North-East of India, from the Garo and Khasi Hills to Nagaland. The project seeks to nurture autonomous community across the region; bringing unique opportunities for traditional customs, food systems, beliefs, agricultural practices; to be documented by the people, for the people. The local filmmakers…

A young man smiles at the camera from inside his temporary home...a tent

United Kingdom

Not Just Homeless

In the summer of 2015 a group of formerly homeless people, took on the challenge to document what it is like to be homeless in Oxford, the least affordable city in the UK. In this mission they were joined by two local students and two staff members of organisations that support homeless people in the…