articles about human rights
Hillbrow is a multifaceted space that holds as much hope as it does suffering. Reina-Marie Loader writes of her impressions when visiting an NGO called MES.
In this highly engaging collection, editors Stephen Lacey and Derek Paget turn their focus on the televisual representation of the ‘war on terror’.
This article considers how the visual construction of Nick Broomflied’s docudrama ‘Battle for Haditha’ questions the nature of contemporary warfare.
The following article about ‘City of God’ is part of a resource bundle aimed at helping students plan, structure and write a critically informed film essay.
We caught up with Ms Masebenza, who told us more about the charity and why the empowerment of women and children is vital for the sustainable development of Africa.
This resource is specifically designed for film students required to closely analyse films based on a specific question set by your tutor/lecturer.
This post deals with the 2015 hunting incident in Zimbabwe where one of the country’s most beloved lions, Cecil, was killed by the American dentist Walter Palmer.
The human rights issue of modern slavery is considered through the example of Robert Bilheimer’s 2011 documentary film ‘Not my Life’.
This article addresses some of the ethical considerations affecting the documentary filmmaker dealing with issues of conservation.
A student’s view: What role does the media play during wars and conflicts? Do the horrifying pictures have any impact on viewers located far away from the recorded conflicts?
A brief overview the historical development of the human rights within popular consciousness.
A student’s view: Marlene Wagner (University of Vienna) considers De Palma’s ‘Casualties of War’ as a story without heroes or winners.
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