Youth across the world are taking action to make changes in the world and protect our future.
Cinemaissí welcomes you to celebrate Youth Voice on Saturday 26 October at the Cultural Center Caisa (Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki).
Eliza Capai's documentary Your Turn (Brazil 2018) at 16:00.
The film follows young people in Brazil who occupied their schools in protest against the government closing them down in 2013-2018. Their fight to protect the quality of their free public education became a fight for their voice and rights.
The documentary is Amnesty International Prize winner.
Director: Eliza Capai Country: Brazil Year: 2018 Duration: 93 Genre: Documentary Themes: Youth Revolution, Social Realism, Human Rights, Politics Languages: Portuguese Subtitles: English Age rate: 12 Friday 25 Oct, 10:00,…
Before the screening, at 14:00-15:30, the Youth Voice / Cinema In Conversation event brings together young panelists to share their insight on social action and the importance of documentary-film making in bringing about change:
- Emma Aurora Ahlroos (16 yr old High School Student, Elokapina - Extinction Rebellion Finland)
- Thomas William Poole (Journalist, Photographer, Documentary Filmmaker)
- Aleksi Vehmassalo (Pre-school Teacher, Teacher Student Union Suomen Opettajaksi Opiskelevien Liitto SOOL, Green Party Youth/ Vihreät nuoret)
- Jenna Sorjonen (Education Policy Expert, Student Union of the University of Helsinki/ Helsingin yliopiston ylioppilaskunta - HYY)
- Amos Wallgren (Student Activist, Left Students of Finland, Vasemmisto-opiskelijat - Vasop, Sitoutumaton vasemmisto)
Cultural Center Caisa, Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki
Series of talks and discussions on cinema and main thematics of the films in 2019 selection: LGTBQ+, feminism, youth and diversity.