The 3rd short documentary production workshop in Yasar University (Faculty of Communication, Radio, TV and Cinema Department) was completed with great success. It took place in Izmir on 5, and 7 of May 2017. The project "Home New Home" is supported by the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF).
5 countries are participating to create 10 films about 10 stories on refugees adventure: Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. The Arab Women Media Center from Amman, Jordan, Young Palestinian Filmmakers Society from Palestine, Yasar University from Izmir, Turkey, Story Doc from Greece and Istanbouli Theatre Tyro Association for Artists from Lebanon, are working together to make a movie with the aim to face the refugees crisis and to spread the values of mutual understanding and respect the Human Rights of the Refugees.
The aim of the project is the production of 10 short documentary films made up by youth with the theme “Home-New Home”. The project will be implemented by training and production workshops, public screenings and intercultural dialogue organized by the partners of the project, in their countries. With a series of training workshops (3 in each country) 5 groups of young people boys and girls -non filmmakers- will become familiar with the documentary storytelling and the basics in the use of cameras/sound.