Filmmaker Mina Keshavarz Explores Economic Status of Rural Women in Iran

Elahe Amani with Mina Keshavarz – WNN Interviews (WNN) Tehran, IRAN: While it has been said that art is the currency of the 21st century, many artists around the world are facing insurmountable challenges. Women artists, especially in Iran, must overcome cultural, social and historical obstacles in exercising their freedom of expression. They must walk a […]

Kickstarter campaign shows survival of women facing violence in Papua New Guinea

Kickstarter campaign shows survival of women facing violence in Papua New Guinea

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) Brooklyn, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: A new Kickstarter book publishing campaign by Fotoevidence, uses photography to draw attention to human rights violations, injustice, oppression and assaults on sovereignty or human dignity wherever they may occur. The campaign also highlights the courage and fortitude of 34-year-old Papuan native Helen […]

One World Documentary Festival screens human rights films from 54 countries

One World Documentary Festival screens human rights films from 54 countries

WNN Breaking (WNN/RFE/RL) Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC, EASTERN EUROPE: The sixteenth season of the One World international human rights documentary film festival will screen over 100 documentaries from 54 countries in Prague March 3-12. Hosted by the Czech human rights NGO People in Need, the festival will present films dealing with some of the most critical […]