Visualizing the Voices of Migrant Women Workers

Visualizing the Voices of Migrant Women Workers

A participatory video screening by Voices of Women Media and the Department of Sociology, University of Hong Kong

Sunday, August 6, 2017
3:00-4:30 PM
Para Site Education Room
Refreshments will be served

Para Site, Voices of Women Media (VOW), and the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong are pleased to present 42 one-minute videos scripted and directed by domestic workers, asylum-seekers, and ethnic minorities who participated in video-making training as part of the Visualizing the Voices of Migrant Women Workers project.

The 2017 VOW-HKU Participatory Video Workshop Series included eight Sunday workshops from February to April 2017. Over forty participants were trained in video production, including storyboarding, scripting, assembling crews, shooting, art direction, location scouting, sound production, and editing. Each participant scripted and directed their own video, in addition to working on other participants’ crews as producers, art directors, gaffers, sound technicians, location scouts, camerapersons, and actors. Participants included members of the HKU Domestic Workers Empowerment Project, Enrich, Christian Action, Lensational, and Refugee Union. Continue reading “Visualizing the Voices of Migrant Women Workers”

International Women’s Day Recap & Our Next Event! – Reel Women Hong Kong (ε₯³ε½±ι¦™ζΈ―)

Dear friends and supporters of Reel Women Hong Kong,

Thank you for attending our inaugural International Women’s Day 2015
screening and discussion: _Where Are We Now?: Woman, Body and Space_.
Please find photos and additional recap from the event here [1].

On Sunday, 8 March, Reel Women Hong Kong curated and screened three
short films directed by female filmmakers from around the world,
including _A Stranger in Her Own City_ directed by Khadija Al-salami
(Yemen), _My Motherland _directed by Fazila Amiri and Hangari Amiri
(Afghanistan/Canada) and_ Do You Hear the Women Sing? _directed by Nate
Chan (Hong Kong). Nearly 80 people gathered at Broadway Cinematheque for
the event, and the audience participated in a thought-provoking
conversation with Dr. Petula Ho from Hong Kong University and Vivian
Wenli Lin from Voices of Women Media, moderated by Reel Women Hong Kong
festival director, Sonia Wong. Continue reading “International Women’s Day Recap & Our Next Event! – Reel Women Hong Kong (ε₯³ε½±ι¦™ζΈ―)”