To strengthen democracy, gender equality, human rights and civil society structures in Malaysia through the use of creative media, videos and films with a special focus on women and the Indigenous Peoples.
►SO1: To strengthen the capacity of film makers, activists and CSOs as key actors to increase understanding, awareness and citizen participation of Malaysians towards human rights with particular focus on women rights and Indigenous Peoples in Malaysia.
►SO 2: To strengthen the capacity of female filmmakers to fight against gender based discrimination, advocate for gender sensitive policy making and increase their participation in public opinion formation.
►SO 3: To empower Indigenous Peoples by strengthening their capacities to use films as a strategy to maximize social impact and influence desired positive change.
- Filmmakers, film students, film and media institutions
- Film and Media Industry
- Civil Society and human rights activists and CSOs
- Young Women
- Indigenous people (filmmakers and young women)
- New audiences to be exposed to human rights and social issuess
- Malaysian citizens whose awareness of human rights issues has been deepened
- Policy makers
- Producing an annual human rights documentary film festival
- Creating a pool of film producers and impact producers
- Implementation of capacity building workshops on documentary and investigative filmmaking and talks – also outside the capital and in IP areas - mentoring of filmmakers and production of social films
- Nationwide screenings of human rights films with post-screening discussions and debates on related issues
- Archiving footages and videos, building up an online video resource centre
- Organising forums and engaging with stakeholders on media laws, censorship and film classification/rating
- Creating a pool of Malaysian women filmmakers
- Realisation of the first participatory feature film on education of Indigenous young women in Malaysia
- Developing indigenous filmmaking in Malaysia so that indigenous groups start to find their voice through film
- Collaborations with CSOs