Angola on its way to the parliamentary elections

Video-Documentary/Citizen-Journalism-Workshop for the production of an eductional film

Background:

In 2008, Minibus Media worked with the Angolan NGO Omunga to continue its training with the “journalist brigade” with focus on script-writing, filming and video-editing. This training was the second endeavor implemented with them.

Activities:

  • Training of 8 young activists in filming, video-editing, script-writing and conducting of interviews
  • Filming over 20h of interviews with a multitude of stakeholders in Benguela and Luanda provinces
  • Dubbing of the film in six local languages (Portuguese, Cokwe, Umbundo, Kimbundo, Kikongo & Kwanyama)

Results:

  • Production of the 20 minuntes educational-participatory film "Angola on its way to the parliamentary elections"
  • Distribution of 1000 copies to local organisations and the Angolan Electoral Commission for electoral education activities
  • Additionally to the film, an accompanying booklet came with the DVD to assist educators in their educational activities.
  • All material produced was posted for download on a blog, this way providing digital access to the film worldwide.
  • More than 3500 people in Angola have watched the DVD followed by guided discussions facilitated by Omunga and its local partners.


 

  • Year
    2008
  • Country
    Angola
  • Duration
    2 x 3 weeks
  • Employees
    2
  • Participants
    8
  • Services
    Prod
  • Resources
    Dutch Embassy in Luanda, Trocaire, Christian Aid, CordAid
  • Partner
    Associação Omunga, Brigada de Jornalistas link: http://quintasdedebate.blogspot.de/



    Contact information

    H.-Christian Goertz
    Founder and director
    Länderallee 29
    14052 Berlin
    Germany
       +49 30 605 077 81
      +49 30 269 339 10
      chris@minibusmedia.org

    Mirella Domenich
    Founder and director of Communication for Development
    SHIN CA 08 Bloco E
    Brasilia-DF
    Brasil
       +55 11 616 229 65
      +55 11 616 228 21
      mirella@minibusmedia.org

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