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VIDEO FOR CHANGE

WITNESS (www.witness.org) uses the power of video to open the eyes of the world to
human rights abuses. By partnering with local organizations around the globe, WITNESS
empowers human rights defenders to use video as a tool to shine a light on those most
affected by human rights violations, and to transform personal stories of abuse into
powerful tools of justice. Since its founding in 1992, WITNESS has partnered with groups
in more than 60 countries, bringing often unseen images, untold stories and seldom heard
voices to the attention of key decision makers, the media, and the general public --
prompting grassroots activism, political engagement, and lasting change.
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Video for Change
A Guide for Advocacy and Activism
Edited by
Sam Gregory, Gillian Caldwell,
Ronit Avni and Thomas Harding
‘Video Production: Filming a Story’ Chapter by Joanna Duchesne, with
additional writing by Liz Miller, Sukanya Pillay and Yvette Cheesman
Pluto Press LONDON • ANN ARBOR, MI in association with WITNESS
• Visit www.witness.org/store for more information on this book, or to purchase a
bound copy
• Please contact us at videoadvocacy@witness.org to let us know how you are
using this material
• Use the WITNESS forum at www.witness.org/forum to tell others about your own
experiences using video for change.
First published 2005 by Pluto Press: 345 Archway Road, London N6 5AA and 839 Greene Street, Ann Arbor,
MI 48106 www.plutobooks.com
Copyright © WITNESS, 2005
The right of the individual contributors to be identified as the authors of this work has been asserted by them
in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library
ISBN 0 7453 2413 4 hardback
ISBN 0 7453 2412 6 paperback
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data applied for

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