Our first workshop was held on 21 and 22 May, 2016, hosted by the Media Department at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The workshop featured intensive hands-on sessions with leading experts in hepatology, journalists, filmmakers and NGO representatives.
The second two day workshop was organised in Mumbai on 15-16 July, 2016 at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS). It featured intensive hands-on sessions with leading experts in hepatology, journalists, filmmakers and NGO representatives.
The mini-series produced during this project will be showcased as part of panel debates and discussions with communities in Lucknow and Mumbai. They can also be viewed online and will be screened at the World Hepatitis Summit 2017, 1-3 November 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Global media charity tve’s new public health venture in India enables young filmmakers to make short documentaries about hepatitis, for screening in communities and online viewing. ‘Films for Change: taking hepatitis science to communities through film’ brings together eminent hepatologists, student filmmakers, experienced journalists as mentors, and health ngos to create four engaging films focusing on hepatitis. The films will be shown as part of a series of panel debates with communities in Lucknow and Mumbai. read more...
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Viral hepatitis is the 7th leading cause of death globally, accounting for 1.4 million deaths per year – more than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria. Together, hepatitis B and hepatitis C cause 80% of liver cancer cases in the world.
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India’s young filmmakers give a global voice to viral hepatitis survivors 15 December 2016: media charity tve today launches four powerful films that give voice to five individuals in India who have survived viral hepatitis, one of the world’s most deadly diseases. Student filmmakers in India won four bursaries for the productions, part of an Read more about Press Release First Public Screening[…]
28 July 2016: On World Hepatitis Day global media charity tve announces the winners of four bursaries in India to help tackle, through film, one of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Aditi Saraswat and Sameer Gardner, student filmmakers from the School of Media and Cultural Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). They led their respective teams to tve Films for Change bursary grants at a two-day workshop in Mumbai.
Student filmmakers Neelu Sharma and Shalini Srivastava from the mass communication department at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) led the winning teams competing for bursaries at the first workshop in Films for Change: taking hepatitis science to communities through film.
On 21 May media charity tve launches the first stage of an ambitious year-long project helping communities in two Indian cities to combat one of the world’s most deadly, but little publicised, diseases – viral hepatitis.