Knowledge & Media: Visual & Audio

Posted on April 27, 2014

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Resources for Knowledge & Media: Visual & Audio (Inlcudes Presentations & slideshow)

  1. AIB : Save The Internet : Watch the video on the threat to internet neutrality. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  2. Drishti, an Ahmedabad, Gujarat based organisation maintains a library of films in different languages on issues of gender, caste, environment, etc that can help better understand the many problems faced by India. The list of films available with the organisation for public viewing is available. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  3. Open Space, Pune has over four hundred documentary films from across the world and national as well as international magazines, newsletters, etc. that deal with diverse topics from globalisation to  sustainable development; from culture to politics. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  4. Pedestrian Pictures, Bangalore, Karnataka has a library of documentary films in different languages and also screen films regularly in Bangalore and across Karnataka. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  5. Media Studies Group, New Delhi is a media watch group which carries out studies and research on the content in the media and the impact it has had on society at large. It regularly publishes its studies and surveys.   (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  6. Vividha, Rajasthan, women’s documentation and resource centre which is also a media resource centre works with mass media for gender justice and rights. It also promotes alternative media resources like Hamari Awaz  and Ujala Chhadi in Hindi to bring out news of the marginalised that is not covered by the main stream media. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  7. ViBGYOR, is one of the largest alternate film movements and festivals in Asia. ViBGYOR organises alternate-documentary and short film festival annually at Trissur, Kerala. The theme of the year 2015 festival is ‘Green growth’.  It is also a meeting place for film makers, activists and people from all walks of life. Ahead of the annual alternative film festival, it organises several activities in Kerala including film screenings and film workshops. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  8. Radio Woman of Patara: Radio Dhadkan 107.8 FM, a community radio in Madhya Pradesh, operates for the people of Shivpuri and 51 adjoining villages. Ramvati is one among the many tribal women associated with the radio station. The video has been created by NC Fazil, Shawn Sebastian and Tejasvi Dantuluri, students of the Department of Communication, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad. It bagged third price at UNESCO-CEMCA video competition. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  9. CGNet Swara, a community based radio service, Chattisgarh, provides radio service to the local communities to report and listen to issues affecting their lives. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  10. Sangham Radio a community radio service run by Deccan Development Society, Andhra Pradesh focuses on several issues like food and seed sovereignty particularly for women farmers as well as autonomous markets. A daily broadcast of ninety minutes on these issues is done over the program- Eak Duniya Anek Awaz. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  11. Ujjas Radio, a community radio run in 26 villages of Nakhatrana, Kutch, Gujarat by Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan has currently three hours of broadcasting services on issues concerning lives of rural communities. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)



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