What got you onto this topic originally? How did you find Sanjay? I found out about the tragedy in Bhopal through friends who volunteered at the Sambhavna Clinic, a clinic in Bhopal which treats survivors of the disaster for free,
Bhopali is a feature documentary about the survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster, the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak in Bhopal, India. Today the suffering continues, prompting victims to fight for justice against Union Carbide, the American corporation responsible for the disaster. Produced and directed by Max Carlson.
This week at Media Voices, we have a wonderful film, I Have Something to Tell You, produced, directed and shot by Loch Phillipps for Unicef and UNFPA. Ten extraordinary young women, girls really, most of them orphaned in Liberia’s recently concluded civil wars, several of them living with no family support whatsoever, write down their [...]
from the 2010 US Department of Labor’s Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor
2012 report issued jointly by Kofaviv, Madre, International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice on refugees contending with sexual exploitation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The shoot in Liberia immediately presented itself to me as an opportunity to do something a little different from my usual verité-influenced documenting of a project for a client. For starters, I had two of the best project managers/partners a filmmaker could ask for in Louis Vigneault (of UNICEF) and Chernor Bah (of UNFPA). They [...]