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PLURAL+ Youth Media Makers Against Racism: a Virtual Watch Party featuring PLURAL+ Winners

June 26 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Join us for a virtual “watch party” featuring short movies made by young filmmakers who stand up against racism. All featured films are winners of the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, a joint initiative of UNAOC and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Featured films:

Exit Right
By Rupert Holler (Austria)
2015 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: A man on the bus verbally abuses a black passenger. The story takes an unexpected turn and conveys a strong message using a keen sense of humor.
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Inspire
By Awais Ali and Sheroze Khan (United Kingdom)
2015 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: A conversation on the positive impact of cultural diversity and immigration, challenging audiences to counter discrimination in their own communities.
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A Letter to My Unborn Daughter
By DaeQuan Collier (United States)
2016 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: An expecting father writes a letter to his daughter, encouraging African American women to embrace who they are.
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Translate into Power
By Andreia Friaças and António Castelo (Portugal)
2018 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: Three migrant women recite a poem in its original language, Portuguese, sharing one message of inclusion and resilience.
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It’s Not Me, It’s You
By Zavia Forrest and Ella Cooper Creative production (Canada)
2017 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: This short film explores the injustices of systemic racism through art, rejecting western beauty standards, and empowering women of color to do the same.
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Blue
By Breech Harani (Philippines)
2015 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: In this short animation, the main character leaves home to move to a new community and discovers that no matter who you are or where you come from, you are not alone.
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The Cops Don’t Know
By Sam Chegini (Iran/United Kingdom)
2016 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: This music video explores the history of police brutality against the African American community and reflects on the injustice people still face today.
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Seeking Refuge
By Eva Eileen Limones Macdonald (Spain)
2019 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: A young refugee adapts to life in a new country with her mother and sister, while navigating friendships across language barriers and the challenges of her mother finding work.
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Colour
By Taryn Birkett (Canada)
2016 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: Born in Ontario, Canada, to Bajan and Scottish heritage, Taryn reflects on her experience living in a predominantly white neighborhood and takes pride in her diverse background.
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The True Impact
By Babar Ali and Sarah Randolph (Nepal)
2017 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: This video invites the viewer to reflect on the fundamental impact that discrimination and violence have on individuals and humanity.
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Color Makes the World Better
By Carlo Villanueva Ruiz, Claudia Ruiz, Moremil Tornero, Silvana Villanueva Ruiz, and Luciano Villanueva Ruiz (Mexico)
2018 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: Through art class and color theory, students explore the concepts of social inclusion, its impact on people’s lives, and how diversity enriches our global society with a mosaic of ideas, choices, beliefs, languages, roots, and cultures.
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See Actions, Not Colors
By Joana Maria Sousa (Portugal)
2017 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: Shot from the perspective of our four-legged furry friends, this video reminds us to judge people by their actions, not by their skin color.
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We are human
By Sophie Kanza, Louise Kanza, and Stuart Williams (South Africa)
2017 PLURAL+ winner
Synopsis: African immigrant youth living in South Africa recite common racist slurs and stereotypes associated with their different nationalities. The video ends with a message calling for African unity.
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Date:
June 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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