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The Human Rights Tab For 19 Sept is Out! | New Insight on Human Trafficking

The Human Rights Tab For 19 Sept is Out! | New Insight on Human Trafficking | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
All citizens of the world, take responsibility by keeping yourself informed and taking action to stop the abuse. This is a newspaper focused on human rights issues in the world today. Get involved!
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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children's Rights

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children's Rights | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Two campaigners for children’s rights are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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10 Things I Learned From Self-Distributing My First Documentary Film

10 Things I Learned From Self-Distributing My First Documentary Film | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Not everyone is going to want to see your film -- and that's okay.
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Protest is Broken. Let's fix it!

Protest is Broken. Let's fix it! | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Attracting millions of people to the streets no longer guarantees the
success of a protest, says Micah White, 33, the cocreator of Occupy Wall
Street.  “Occupy was a perfect example of a social movement that should
have worked according to the dominant theories of protest and activism. And
yet, it failed,” he says in an interview with Folha de São Paulo, the
largest daily newspaper in Brazil.
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A Total Disruption

A Total Disruption | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
"How is the film industry going to learn to support the artists who are willing to take risks, are committed to their own audience and advancing the language of cinema?But now, through technology, we can change that equation. Barriers to entry have dropped. Barriers to distribution have dropped. Because I definitely believe that there are…
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The tiny country that has 6 days to save 150 endangered whales

The tiny country that has 6 days to save 150 endangered whales | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
With enough of us, we can help them do it. Click here to join:
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Personal Productivity Secrets (a $29.99 value!) FREE until 6/12, Free eBook

Personal Productivity Secrets (a $29.99 value!) FREE until 6/12, Free eBook | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Free eBook to Personal Productivity Secrets (a $29.99 value!) FREE until 6/12 Do what you never thought possible with your time and attention, and regain control of your life.

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Film Fathers: A Personal Tribute

Film Fathers: A Personal Tribute | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
'I had looked up at these father figures of the silver screen for most of my life, to fill the void.'
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9 key takeaways from the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2015

9 key takeaways from the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2015 | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
As smartphones, apps and video become increasingly common characteristics for online news consumption, what does this mean for digital publishers? A new study offers some insights. We take a look at the trends behind the headlines.
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Hong Kong Protesters Rally Ahead of Political Reform Bill

Hong Kong Protesters Rally Ahead of Political Reform Bill | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Thousands march on the legislature to demand a freer vote.
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Economist Magazine Launches Documentary Film Unit

Economist Magazine Launches Documentary Film Unit | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
One of the great brands of print news is getting into the video business. Venerable British newsmagazine the Economist has launched a new documentary unit, Economist Films, and has posted its first...
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Attention, Filmmakers: 8 Things to Know Before Making a Music Documentary

Attention, Filmmakers: 8 Things to Know Before Making a Music Documentary | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
In a panel at the Sheffield Doc/Fest, documentary filmmakers shared tips for making music documentaries.
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Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 6 Essential Tips from Brett Morgen

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 6 Essential Tips from Brett Morgen | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
At Sheffield Doc/Fest, Brett Morgen shares insider advice for documentary filmmakers trying to bring a subject to life.
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Here's Why This Documentary Will be Distributed for Free to the People of Afghanistan

Here's Why This Documentary Will be Distributed for Free to the People of Afghanistan | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
"This is our gift to the people of Afghanistan..."
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PARAGON Film Festival & Screenplay Contest (SaMo, CA)

PARAGON Film Festival & Screenplay Contest (SaMo, CA) | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Paragon FIlm Festival & Script Contest finds out the new names, new fresh ideas, new content for broadcasting and art screenings.
We estimate films and scri...
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VICTORY! G7 say goodbye to fossil fuels -- seriously!

VICTORY! G7 say goodbye to fossil fuels -- seriously! | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Many told us it was a pipe dream, but the world leaders just committed to get our economies off fossil fuels forever!!! Join the celebration.
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Film Festival Secrets Podcast Episode #23: Jon Gann, Founder/Director of DC Shorts Film Festival

Film Festival Secrets Podcast Episode #23: Jon Gann, Founder/Director of DC Shorts Film Festival | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Jon Gann is the founder of the DC Film Alliance, a non-profit organization
supporting Washington, DC's film and video community, and the creator of
the DC Shorts Film Festival - one of the country's premier short film
showcases.
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24 Life Lessons for Filmmakers from Werner Herzog

24 Life Lessons for Filmmakers from Werner Herzog | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Werner Herzog has dedicated his life not only to creating uncompromising films, but uncompromising filmmakers as well.
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Rename #Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge. #MarchOn

Rename #Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge. #MarchOn | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Movement marched through Selma and over the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The marches across the bridge led to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and today the bridge is a symbol of nonviolent victory for change!
Unfortunately, the bridge is STILL named after a man who served as Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan, was a Confederate General, and was later elected as a United States Senator.
The bridge was the site of “Bloody Sunday”. On March 7, 1965,
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The Art of Change: Meet Our Visiting Fellows

The Art of Change: Meet Our Visiting Fellows | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Drawn from around the world, each visiting fellow is renowned in their field for their resolute focus on themes of arts and equity
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Duncan Jones On His Six Favorite Documentaries

Duncan Jones On His Six Favorite Documentaries | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Duncan Jones, director of the sci-fi features 'Moon' and 'Source Code' is another big fan of documentary. Here is his present list of favorites.
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Rich Californians balk at limits: ‘We’re not all equal when it comes to water’

Rich Californians balk at limits: ‘We’re not all equal when it comes to water’ | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
After years of devastating drought, ultra-wealthy Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., faces water rationing, but residents feel aggrieved. If you can pay the price for more water, they argue, you should get it.
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VICTORY! G7 say goodbye to fossil fuels -- seriously!

VICTORY! G7 say goodbye to fossil fuels -- seriously! | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
Many told us it was a pipe dream, but the world leaders just committed to get our economies off fossil fuels forever!!! Join the celebration.
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Social Activists the Yes Men Look Back at Decades of Antics

Social Activists the Yes Men Look Back at Decades of Antics | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
The Yes Men, social activists are known for hoaxes that target corporations such as Dow Chemical and Halliburton, have a new film, ‘The Yes Men Are Revolting,’ opening in New York on Friday.
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Call for Participation in Documentary Filmmaking Workshop for beginners 2015-Salt Film Center | The Royal Film Commission Jordan

Call for Participation in Documentary Filmmaking Workshop for beginners 2015-Salt Film Center | The Royal Film Commission Jordan | Human Rights and World Peace | Scoop.it
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