Film Production (49)

XCP to launch theatre on stilts training in Kosovo

04.07.2013 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Merula_Cover_Newsletter.jpgIn August, Xchange Perspective e.V. (XCP) launches a preliminary training in the run-up of the ‘Merula -- multilingual dialogic theatre on stilts in Kosovo’ project, which will commence in January 2014, if sufficient funding can be secured.

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Restoring hope in Kawangware

13.04.2012 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Streetchildren_00.jpgXchange Perspectives (XCP) and its thirteen partners rally to bring the issues of street children up to the surface of Kenyan society and politics. This is an initiative to bring up the voice of Kenya’s street children so that their rights are no longer ignored. It as well aims at sharing knowledge and skills with some of the many street children in Kenya.

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Kosovo: mending grievances and bridging divides

21.03.2012 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Kosovo_01.jpgOver the past two years, Xchange Perspectives (XCP) has been carrying out media for peace projects in different parts of the world. From Africa to Latin America and Europe, XCP has implemented projects and conducted trainings aiming at inducing unity in diversity in all its areas of action. Furthering its work in Europe, XCP currently explores ways to support the process of mending grievances and bridging divides in Kosovo.

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Arts, culture and peacebuilding

17.02.2012 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Art_Peace_01.jpgIn recent years, arts-based approaches to conflict transformation have gained increased attention and prominence from a range of disciplines. There is an ever increasing number of individuals and civil society organisations utilising the arts for the positive transformation of societal conflicts. Since 2005, Xchange Perspectives has been active in South Sudan, working at the nexus of arts, culture and peacebuilding.

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FESDIG - Das Kulturfestival aus Burkina Faso

28.11.2011 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/FESDIG_pic_11_2011.jpgAm 4. Dezember stellt der burkinische Initiator Alfred Ouoba in Kooperation mit Xchange Perspectives das ‘Festival Dilembu au Gulmu (FESDIG)’ im Import Export in München vor. Nach einem kurzen Film über das FESDIG 2011 und einem Ausblick auf Projekte für das kommende Jahr, gibt es Gelegenheit für den persönlichen Austausch.

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Club Infantil - Nicaraguan kids in action

09.11.2011 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Jinotega_Kai_01.jpgA future where we are all aware of the conditions of marginalized segments of society and their potential! For the past eighteen years, the Club Infantil in Jinotega, Nicaragua has been dedicating considerable time and effort working along the lines of this vision. An Xchange Perspectives member recently volunteered for over three month, supporting Nicaraguan kids in action.

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Afrikanische Filmtage München

20.10.2011 by Frank Müller

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Filmtage_front.jpgErstmals wird in München eine Filmreihe zum afrikanischen Kino präsentiert mit Filmen von vorwiegend zeitgenössischen Regisseurinnen und Regisseuren aus Kenia, Äthiopien, Ägypten, Kamerun, Guinea, Senegal, Tunesien und Marokko.

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A beat for peace - 'Salam Bada'

30.03.2011 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Peace_At_Last.jpgPeace as a state of being transfuses all levels of life from the
social and the political, to the ethical and the spiritual. The interconnectedness of all these realms is essential to identify and grasp, as acting on one level influences and shapes all others. And where does peace start? It starts from the heart, as Lost Boy, a musician supported by Xchange Perspectives sings.

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A tribe called peace - South Sudan

25.03.2011 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/ATCP.jpg‘A Tribe Called Peace’ sprang out of the need to find durable and peaceful solutions to the issue of tribalism in Southern Sudan. A 20-artist (approx. 10 male, 10 female) band (singers, musicians and dancers), representing many of the diverse tribes in Southern Sudan will tackle this issue in their productions, outlying non-violent sustainable solutions.

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Kawangware informal media academy - Kenya

24.03.2011 by Dominik Lehnert

tl_files/media/Articles/Pictures/Kawangara.jpgXchange Perspectives supports the establishment of an informal academy for graphic design, video production and photography in Kawangware, one of the biggest slums in Nairobi. The activities are geared towards building the youth’s and the least privileged people’s capacities from within Kawangware, by providing them with skills aiming at communicating the perspectives, problems and needs of their community.

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