Burma and Human Rights Imagery: From Portraits to Satellites

Screenings

2018 Season
Amsterdam

In this master class featuring a variety of imagery from the Rohingya crisis in Burma, we will explore the use of photography and satellite imagery alongside interviews and testimony to create a narrative that is both compelling and capable of bringing about change at the highest levels. We will also discuss how Human Rights Watch conducts its research and presents materials to best illustrate various cases and prepare for counter-narratives from governments and other actors.

Speakers: Akshaya Kumar (Deputy United Nations Director at Human Rights Watch), Josh Lyons (Satellite Imagery Analyst at Human Rights Watch) and Anastasia Taylor-Lind (journalist and photographer)

Moderator: Andrea Holley (Strategic Director, HRW Film Festival at Human Rights Watch)

Filmmaker(s): 
Various participants
Year: 
2017
90m
Genre: 
Documentary