International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is a UN-sponsored awareness day that takes place February 6 each year since 2003. February 6th has been dedicated to the intolerance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM.) One of the beliefs in support for...

Female Genital Mutilation – A Change Has Begun

spiritedpictures.org/charity/ Female Genital Mutilation: A Change Has Begun is a short and intimate, survivor-led account of life with FGM which speaks of the positive shift in perspective within practicing communities in the UK. This 10...

When The Time Comes

When The Time Comes, Short Documentary (13 min, 2013) Shot among the Samburu semi-nomadic tribe of Kenya, "When The Time Comes" portraits its relation to the ancestral and controversial practice that is female circumcision (Female Genital...

Each year on 4 February, WHO and International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) supports Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Visit the UN website at: http://www.un.org/en/events/cancerday/  

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. The primary goal of the World Cancer Day is to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer by 2020.

Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they are within our reach....

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jewish people, 2 million Romani people, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Seventy years ago, allied forces marched into the camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, putting an end to the cruel atrocities committed by the Nazis. Unprecedented in human history, more than a million inmates - primarily Jews - were systematically...

Martin Luther King Day

I Have a Dream Speech. Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963. Washington, D.C.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

Cancer Research UK ‘Moments’

Finn McGough directs the new film for Cancer Research UK for AMV BBDO. The film celebrates everyday moments that many of us take for granted but which assume a unique poignancy when you’re fighting to survive this terrible disease. Taking...

International Human Solidarity Day

International Human Solidarity Day

Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century, wherein those who either suffer or benefit least deserve help from those who benefit most. Consequently, in the context of globalization and the challenge of growing inequality, strengthening of international solidarity is indispensable.

migrant-rights.org

"For too long, migrant workers have been an ‘invisible majority’ in the Middle East. They are rarely discussed in the media and receive little protection from the governments of host countries, many of whom have no clear policies for...

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day is an international day observed on 18 December as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations on 4 December 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world

TO THE BONE

Thank you for all your support! A special thanks to the Vimeo staff for selecting our film as a "Staff Pick" and to Upworthy.com for featuring our film. Check out a clip from my newest film, KEPLER X-47 (sci-fi, aliens, Baroque costume)...

‘Migration’ is a difficult word. It encompasses multiple interlinked practices, policies and relationships, and it touches people all over the world in myriad ways. This anthology is designed both as a teaching and research resource and as a provocation. Contributions...

The End of the Line: the uncertain future of the western world

The refugee and migrant 'crisis' has been in the headlines for the last year - but is it really a crisis? In this film I take an alternative look and ask what it really means for you, me and the future of our way of life. Scroll down for...

International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day

Covering around 22 percent of the earth’s land surface, mountains play a critical role in moving the world towards sustainable economic growth. They not only provide sustenance and wellbeing to 915 million mountain people around the world, representing 13 percent of global population, but mountains also indirectly benefit billions more living downstream.

A Love Story of Mountains

December 11 is International Mountain Day: a day to celebrate the incredible power of mountains. For millennia, mountains have been revered for their base majesty and ecological, spiritual, and cultural significance. Mountain glaciers in the...

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