Group leaders: Norman Taku, Eric Lwanga
The task of this Clinic is to:
Produce a short documentary film on a human rights theme, to be used as an advocacy tool.
Conceptualise the documentary project; research the topic; write a storyboard; make contacts with subjects and plan recording and interviews.
Record film sequences; edit and compile into a logical sequence; write a narrative and do a voice-over recording; do final editing.
Organise a formal launch for the documentary, including an expert guest speaker; introduce the documentary and facilitate a discussion afterwards; develop a plan for using the documentary as an advocacy tool.
'Changing Lenses: A Short Film about Youth Empowerment' is a project of the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria, in collaboration with Umuzi Photo Club; as part of the LLM programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa 2012, funded by the European Union, DAAD, the Dutch Government an OSISA. Filmed and edited by Adam Heyns. Directed and produced by Benedicta Armah, Josua Loots and Marina Lourenço da Cunha.