Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
History Restaged brings together artists whose practices address the need for critical thinking, and individual and collective responsibility. Employing strategies of staged reconstruction, reenactments, estrangement, humor and irony, the selected works use filmic, literary, archival and art historical references to revisit historically significant events and unsettle our conventional notions of reality.
A front row seat to a resistance movement: the Belarus Free Theatre masters the art of subversive performance between imprisonment and exile.
A Beijing rehab center for Chinese teenagers labeled internet addicts: is there a way to "deprogram" them?
Between 1942 and 1943, 25,000 Roma were deported from Romania to Transnistria. Only half of them survived. Seventy years later the film reconstructs the missing stories of Roma Holocaust.
Four mullahs and an atheist filmmaker spend a weekend at a house in the country debating the principles of Iranian society. Can a shared living room facilitate a peaceful coexistence?
167 days of the trial proceedings against four men charged with racially-motivated crimes against Roma. Crime and Punishment in Hungary.
One World Prague, 2014 -BEST FILM AWARD
Riahi Brothers | 2013 | Austria, Switzerland | 110 min | Spanish, Farsi, Arabic, Russian, English
What does the Occupy movement in New York have in common with the Spanish Indignados protests or the Arab Spring? Nonviolent resistance at a glance.
Learning Collaboratively, Learning Immersively: Lessons in Human Rights Pedagogy by Robin Kirk, Co-Director, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University.
OSA Archivum and Verzio Film Festival present 7 outstanding documentaries - the most popular films of the 11th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (www.verzio.org).
OSA Archivum is organizing a series of public programs to draw attention to the fatuous rebuilding plans of Buda Castle and The Royal Palace.
The CEU Summer University announces the course
THE CITY UPLOADED: URBAN INTERSECTIONS OF FILM AND NEW MEDIA
On December 6, 2014, the European Youth Centre, a residential educational establishment of the Council of Europe organizes a one-day Human Rights Forum and Fair to celebrate the International Human Rights Day within the framework of the Council of Europe’s (CoE) No Hate Speech campaign.
The closing event of a film series to explore documentaries associated with historical truthfulness and objectivity.
The exhibition addresses the issues of victims of conflicts, refugees and communities suffering from war and still under potential threat. It focuses on the emblematic cases of Palestine, Cyprus, and Africa.
Ten years in the making, Verzio continues to promote open society, democracy, and tolerance exploring new territories in the vast field of creative documentary cinema. Verzio has created a forum where films, perspectives and interpretations can be examined creatively and critically. Born out of a commitment to documentary film and human rights, and backed by the indispensable institutional support of the Open Society Archives (OSA), Verzio continues on its course of human rights promotion via film.
OSA Archivum presents: Truth and Objectivity Film Laboratory_05:
Thursday, 6 November at 6:00pm
By Adele Horne, 2006, English subtitles, 70 min
'Truth and Objectivity Film Laboratory 2 October - 20 November 2014' is a unique film series to explore documentaries
associated with historical truthfulness and objectivity. It's related to the CEU course called,
Historiography: Themes in Its History and Approaches to Its Theory.
Programmers: Ioana Macrea-Toma, István Rév and Zsuzsanna Zádori.
A unique film series to explore documentaries associated with historical truthfulness and objectivity. Various ways of investigating, revealing, and verifying truth are detailed in each film through uncovered footage, interviews, observations, or re-enactment of past events. Just as the filmmakers incorporate different approaches and methods, so these themes are echoed in the CEU course called, Historiography: Themes in Its History and Approaches to Its Theory.
OSA is the project leader of Europeana 1989 in Hungary. During the Hungarian collection campaigns, it cooperated with the SZTE Klebelsberg Library of the University of Szeged and the Museum of Sopron. The last collection campaing will take place at OSA on the 5th and 6th of September, 2014.