Found 25 resources on human rights

human rights


The following films from the Media That Matters™ collection explore the issue of human rights.

ASHRAY

About ASHRAY from Director Ambika Samartha Ashray, one of the project organizations that makes up the Committed…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME

About BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME from Director Karen Lin BY-STANDING is the collision of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

DENIED

When I met Sheila Wessenberg, she was living the American nightmare.
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

ECHOES OF INCARCERATION

ECHOES OF INCARCERATION is a youth-produced documentary focusing on the impact of the prison system on children.…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

FOUR WOMEN, ONE REVOLUTION

FOUR WOMEN, ONE REVOLUTION is a portrait of Four Egyptian women who took part in the Egyptian…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

GRACE

About GRACE from Director & Producer Kathleen Hulka The story follows the lives of three women: a…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

HIV IS NOT A CRIME

HIV IS NOT A CRIME grew out of the anti-criminalization advocacy work of Sean Strub. Strub is…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

HUMAN RIGHTS ARE FOR EVERYONE

This video makes it simple to understand what our young generations need in order to comply with…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

I AM SEAN BELL

When I chose to do the Sean Bell film, I was extremely disturbed by the verdict and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

I’M NOT A BOY

About I’M NOT A BOY from Producer Listen Up! Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

JUSTICE DENIED: VOICES FROM GUANTANAMO

The American Civil Liberties Union wanted to use audio recordings to preserve the testimonials of five former…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

KNOCK KNOCK, WHO’S THERE?

Part of a larger Bell Bajao or Ring the Bell campaign against domestic violence, KNOCK KNOCK, WHO’S…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

LONE WOLF

On July 8, 2005, blogger and activist Josh Wolf filmed an anti-G8 protest in San Francisco’s mission…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

Massacre at Murambi

More About Massacre at Murambi from Director & Producer Sam Kauffmann During the genocide in Rwanda in…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

NO ONE BOTHERED

This short intends to illustrate that none of us are impervious to misfortune or mistakes; all of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

PERMISSION

About PERMISSION from Producer Public Interest In 2004, MTV invited Public Interest to create 6 spots for…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 6 collection

Power Up

More About Power Up from Director & Producer Sverre Fredriksen Power Up is an animated short film…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border

More About Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border from Producer WITNESS Rights on the Line:…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

SHADES OF THE BORDER

The racial issues that exist on the island of Hispaniola can hardly be described as “black and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

SOMETHING’S MOVING

Imagine being taken from your family before the age of seven and sent to live in a…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

Sovereign Nation / Sovereign Neighbor

More About Sovereign Nation/Sovereign Neighbor from Director and Producer Kendall Moore Sovereign Nation/Sovereign Neighbor explores the word…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

Still Standing

More About Still Standing from Producer EVC Youth Organizers Television (YO-TV) In December 2005, the EVC Youth…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

The Apollos

More About The Apollos from Director Nick Parker My role in the making of The Apollos was…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

Tyttonen (The Young Girl)

More About Tyttonen (The Young Girl) from Director Fabian Giessler This is a short movie inspired by…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

UNINSURED IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA

At a time when the health care debate is at the forefront of the political agenda, UNINSURED…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

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