Category : Film

Student Activism, Egyptian Healthcare and Gorillas

In early September, I had the opportunity to participate in the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) that took place in Putrajaya, Malaysia. For me, the IACC was not just a conference to learn from the most influential people in the governance and transparency fields, but rather a chance to collaborate with other delegates to find the most effective strategies to stop impunity and hold to account those who benefit from the abuse of power. Participating in this conference has allowed me to explore cost-effective and participatory approaches to strengthen my own work at the Accountability Lab.

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Categories: 16th IACC, Citizen Action, Corruption, Film, IACC Young Journalist, Shamseya, The Accountability Lab, Youth

Interview with multiple award-winning Virunga producer Joanna Natasegara

Categories: 16th IACC, Corruption, Film, IACC Young Journalist

16th IACC: 5 highlights you don’t want to miss

The next few days are packed full of talks, special sessions and events. We want to make sure you get the most out of your IACC experience by knowing what the conference has on offer. Here are five highlights you shouldn’t miss! READ MORE

Categories: 16th IACC, Corruption, Film, Technology

This Week I’m at the Human Rights Film Festival in Argentina

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Why we support film

At the IACC we are keen believers in the power of film to convey important messages about social justice. This week I’ll be in Argentina to award a prize at the 16th International Festival for Human Rights Film in Argentina, because like the Festival, we also “view the cinema as a fundamental tool for raising awareness of social problems and the potential transformation of society through art.” Working in corruption, we also know that documentary film is very good at transforming complex issues into personal stories that we can all relate to. Really good documentaries take the abstract and make it personal; take the theoretical and make it real. READ MORE

Categories: Film