Front Line Defenders, Trócaire and Christian Aid discuss the campaign to hold Irish companies to account for harming people and the planet abroad, featuring case studies from Colombia and Chile.
Direct Division is a short documentary film featuring children describing, in their own words, their experiences of living in Direct Provision. The film will be freely available from 15 - 24 October, along with an exhibition of artwork by the children. A post-show discussion with the creatives involved will be held on 18 Oct. Hosted by Office of Children's Ombudsman.
Panel discussion highlighting Ireland’s thriving but underrepresented Black-Irish creative scene and exploring how race and identity have influenced them. Hosted by Tobi Balogun. This work has emerged from the AIC Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights which was offered by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, in partnership with the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, and funded by the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme, managed by Create.
Hear from the front line communities challenging corporate abuse as part of a panel discussion with human rights defenders from Mexico and Nepal, with the discussion accompanied by an exclusive screening of the new documentary ‘Make it your business’, on corporate accountability, realising a better future and how ordinary people can stand up and take action.
A film screening depicting the practice of foraging for wild edible plants in Palestine/Israel, followed by a talk with Palestinian activists to explore foraging traditions, alongside resilience to prohibitive laws than ban these customs by the Israeli State. This event is hosted by the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Amnesty International Ireland