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Sep 8, 2016 7:00 EST

MICAR – Mostra Internacional de Cinema Anti-Racista – Film Festival Against Racism is the only festival of its kind in Portugal; For each film will be produced an educational / informative kit to promote debate about the topic

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 8, 2016

MICAR – FILM FESTIVAL AGAINST RACISM 2016

 

 

The third edition of MICAR is placed between October 14th and the 16th, 2016 in the auditorium “Isabel Alves Costa” of the Teatro Rivoli, Oporto, Portugal.

MICAR – Mostra Internacional de Cinema Anti-Racista – Film Festival Against Racism is the only festival of its kind in Portugal and is placed between October 14th and the 16th, 2016 in the auditorium “Isabel Alves Costa” of the Teatro Rivoli, Oporto, Portugal.

During the three day event, will be displayed films that focus on the theme of racism, immigration and ethnic minorities; each session will be further completed with a discussion about the topic, for which we will have some special guests. 

The event is organized by SOS Racism, with the support of the Municipality of Oporto. Also will feature the contributions of the Observatory of Human Rights in promoting the event and organizing the debates; and youth of the Project “Catapulta” in the construction of various materials. 

For each film will be produced an educational / informative kit to promote debate about the topic. 

Parallel to the Film Festival, we intend to perform exhibitions and make debates in schools of Oporto, with the experience and work already done by our Project “Catapulta”. 

All movies and events have free admission. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SOS Racism (since 1990) proposes a more just, egalitarian and multicultural society where all, domestic and foreign, with any skin tone, may have the same rights of citizenship. 

Objetives:

Contribute to the existence of support infrastructures for immigrant populations and ethnic minorities;

Cooperate in the creation of an inclusion policy for ethnic minorities and a legal framework capable of effectively punishing racist and xenophobic behavior;

Act towards awareness and accountability of authorities and Portuguese population regarding the problem of racial discrimination and xenophobia;

Establish a common action, with the various human rights groups, immigrant and anti-racist nationwide and internationally.

MICAR Organization team

Giancarlo Pace – Astronomer, SOS Racism activist

Hugo Monteiro – University professor, SOS Racism activist

Inês Carvalho – Coordinator in Projet “Catapulta”, SOS Racism activist

Inês Duarte – 1º Grade teacher, SOS Racism activist

Joana Cabral – University professor, SOS Racism activist

Joana Santos – Trainer in Digital Inclusion Centre of Project “Catapulta”, SOS Racism activist

Jorge Paiva – Social educator, SOS Racism activist

Marta Pereira – Designer, SOS Racism activist

Melissa Rodrigues – Anthropologist, art-educator, SOS Racism activist

Nuno Silva – Jurist, SOS Racism activist

Pedro Ferreira – University professor, SOS Racism activist

Sara Neves – Medical doctor, SOS Racism activist

Teresa Martins – University professor, SOS Racism activist

BUDGET AND DUE DATES

Due to the free admission nature of MICAR, is a huge effort for the association because it is a free event.

However, there are a number of costs that are inevitable : licenses and permits for cinema exhibition, materials.

We count to pay the costs associated with the films during the month of August, early September.

The remainder relates to a part of the expenses with materials dissemination posters , flyers and consumables.

The Municipality of Porto provide free small auditorium of the Rivoli Theatre.

Licenses – 1,500€

Materials Disclosure – 500€

Comission costa of 5% to PPL (IVA inclued) – 123€

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Contact Information:

SOS Racismo

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