Cinema as a tool for social transformation



02 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
03 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)
04 Oct (16:00 - 18:00)

Topics that will be discussed:

- Analysis and debate of the promotion by international institutions and organizations of respect for cultural diversity, world citizenship and the contribution of culture to sustainable development.

- Opposition to xenophobic and racist messages that flood social networks and are a sign of identity of some political parties.

- To reflect on the multiple identities that inhabit Europe and the importance of their recognition and inclusion for the development of a peaceful and enriching coexistence in diversity.

- Provide basic audiovisual tools To work on narrative changes on migration and influence the population and contribute to a more supportive social ecosystem.

- To make short videos that serve as sensitization material.


CODES - Ponentes - Sebastián Ruiz-Cabrera

Sebastián Ruiz-Cabrera

PhD in communication in Subsaharian Africa and political analyst. Co-founder of Wiriko

Sebatián Ruiz Cabrera is a journalist, political activist and co-founder of wiriko. He studied journalism at Universidad de Sevilla, Master's degree in "International Relations" (UCM) and Master in "Cultures and development" (URV-UB).
PhD in Communication structure in Subsaharian Africa.
He's run documentaries all around the world, worked as correspondant and political analyst for "Mundo Negro", and cooperated with media like "El País". Currently Co-founder of Wiriko.
He's a passionate universitary teacher and researcher in International Relationships, Cinema and Media in Africa.