The Film Festival and International Forum for Human Rights (FIFDH) in Geneva offers not only films but also live debates. Anyone interested can watch the debates in their entirety in the Live Debates section. The themes: Right to be a Roma, Human Rights Are Not Negotiable, Europe under the Boot of Populism or What’s after Continue Reading
Tag Archives: Marco Arana
Veröffentlicht am März 9, 2011 von FDCL_Blog.
Veröffentlicht am Februar 23, 2011 von FDCL_Blog.
Father Marco Arana (pictured here with Bianca Jagger), the Catholic priest who supports indigenous Peruvians in protecting their eco-system in opposition to foreign mining companies, received the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award.
Arana and the surveillance operation and intimidation campaign mounted against him are the subjects of Stephanie Boyd’s (CHOROPAMPA, TAMBOGRANDE, co-directed with Ernesto Cabellos) Continue Reading
Veröffentlicht am November 11, 2010 von FDCL_Blog.
News from Stephanie Boyd (director of The Devil Operation). ” FESTIVAL WIN! Our first prize… well, sort of. Last night on the 10-hour bus from Cusco to Arequipa, Fabricio Deza, the film’s editor, won the GRAND PRIZE at Bingo.
Fabricio was called to the back of the bus and urged to make a pronouncement over the Continue Reading
Veröffentlicht am April 13, 2010 von FDCL_Blog.
Ok, he’s already used to being followed. But that was back before he became politically involved, when he was still a priest who fought together with GRUFIDES activists for the rights of small farmers in the region. Farmers who were in conflict with the Yanacocha mining company over water and land rights (= their sustenance).
Now Continue Reading