Event: LGBTI Human Rights Activism and Film

Organisers: Dr Matthew Waites (Sociology/Glasgow Human Rights Network/Centre for Research on Families and Relationships) with Professor Nancy Nicol (Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights), Arvind Narrain (Voices Against 377) and Richard Lusimbo (Sexual Minorities Uganda)
Date: Sunday 15 November 2015
Time: 15.00-21.30pm
Venue: Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauciehall Street, Glasgow

This event brings to Scotland for the first time the work of the unique transnational project Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights, on participatory documentary film making with activists in India and Uganda. It will include the Scottish premieres of two films: No Easy Walk to Freedom, made with Voices Against 377 coalition in India; and And Still We Rise, made with Sexual Minorities Uganda coalition.  These will be accompanied by talks and discussion, including with activists from India and Uganda, to share and generate documentary film-making and activism.  Organised by Matthew Waites of Glasgow Human Rights Network in partnership with Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights; Document International Human Rights Film Festival; Centre for Research on Families and Relationships; Being Human Festival; Radical Film Network; Human Rights Consortium; Gender and Sexualities Forum; and the Centre for Contemporary Arts.  There are two free but ticketed events, which need to be booked separately via CCA box office. Further details and links on the Glasgow Human Rights Network’s event webpage.

For further information contact Dr. Matthew Waites.