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The NGO shammesh aim to improve the condition of the people living in Benin. thus different humanitarian action is taken which includes health mission, education mission, helping orphans, access to water and many more. The shammesh center is situated in the center in the middle of the rural area and...


An imperfect view of i-Docs 2018: the i-Doc in 90 minutes


The South Africa strand of Voicing Hidden Histories built on work initiated by a previous small arts and filmmaking project called 'Changing the Story', with the aim of empowering South African youths to represent, through film, the dominant narratives of their communities as a means of generating a...


Throughout 2017 Prof. William Gould at University of Leeds worked with Indian activist filmmaker and theatre director Dakxin Chhara Bajrange and the members of his theatre company Budhan Theatre in Chharanagar, a settlement on the outskirts of Ahmedabad in the Northwestern Indian state of Gujarat....


Dies war mein erster Besuch in York und bestimmt nicht der letzte. This was my first visit to York and surely not my last.


In 2017, we spent 2 weeks with five inspirational young women from the small city of Codó in Maranhao, a North-Eastern state of Brazil as part of the AHRC GCRF project "Troubling the National Brand and Voicing Hidden Histories". The team consisted of the five young women - Alana Cristina Alenc...


Thoughts in the night from japan


This is the continuation without coherence of our previous exchanges with John.


Foreign aid and volunteering abroad helps a lot in increasing the economic development of the country. Volunteering abroad programs like mission humanitaire is organized to help people living in rural areas of Benin. Not only through voluntee...


A response...


Following on from our meeting at Sugarhouse Studios on the 10th of Jan.


Growing Up In Ossett A Hundred Years Ago. My father , Sydney Brammer, about whom I am going to tell you was the first generation of our family to be born in Ossett. The family came here from Aberdeenshire via Sheffield and Barnsley. John Brammer my great, great grandfather, came from Sc...


Finn comes home not remembering a night out. He starts feeling some strange symptoms .....


At the end of the project we made a short film that showed the progress of our project. This film, alongside two of the films that were made by the youths, were shown at the Voicing Hidden Histories event in November 2017 in Leeds. These films were met with much support at this screening, and having...


Tap by Mad10

The house may seem normal but when the taps start dripping everything turns around


Amidst all the activities that we underwent during our project, we of course needed to find space and time to reflect. Most importantly, we wanted the youths to reflect so that we could understand what the project meant to them. Finding this space and time was not always an easy task, as there were...


This story starts with a quotation of John's last passage...


Somos un grupo de estudiantes del Colegio Inglés, orientados a Proteger e Informar sobre Desastres a nuestra comunidad escolar. Nos ubicamos en la ciudad de Iquique, al Norte de Chile, donde se han registrado 3 terremotos, seguidos de maremotos y tsunamis. Y es aquí donde nace la necesidad de comp...


This story is about a few routes out of the Melbourne Centre that we would use incase of a fire alarm


This story follows the development of Rothesay Pavilion through the pages of the Buteman paper from 1935-1938.


This is the second of a series of stories and reminiscences of Sam Nettleton of Ossett. He was 92 when the recordings were made in 1989. We would like to thank Margaret Nettleton for allowing us to use the recording of her father’s interviews.


Ncedo-Thuso Ea Bana is a community-based social support organisation that was founded in 2006 due to the HIV/Aids epidemic, as during this period many children lost their parents to the virus. The Safe Park is only one aspect of this organisation, which supports around 300 youths in various capaciti...


Leth'iThemba is based in the township of Vorsloorus, which is home to a notably multicultural community. There are people from all over Africa as well as South Africa living there. However levels of unemployment are exceptionally high within this community which means that extreme levels of poverty,...