私は、SIGNIS Japan というカトリック教会の広報関係者の国際組織の日本の副代表をしています。
SIGNIS World はほぼ毎月 SIGNIS Webnews を発行しています。
私が講師として勤めている清泉女子大学で７月１５日に「難民の日」のシンポジウムが開かれました。それを聞いて、主催した清泉女子大のボランティアセンターにいって、それをぜひ SIGNIS World の WEBNEWS に投稿したいので、英文の原稿を書いてくださいとお願いしました。
そして今月の SIGNIS Webnews 182に掲載されていました。
SIGNIS WEBNEWS 182
PLURAL+ 2015 : SIGNIS Award goes to “Exit Right”
New York City, November 16th, 2015 (SIGNIS) – The SIGNIS Jury at the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 2015 has decided to give its award to Exit Right, by Rupert Höller and Bernhard Wenger (Austria) “The power of this video is its simplicity and smart script. It tells a story which can happen almost everywhere and at any time—a tale of racism and uncontrolled anger. The short film successfully views a very current issue with a keen sense of humor. Audiences will keep this story in (…)
SIGNIS and Interfilm were present at different film festivals and gave prizes to multiple films in Cottbus, Kiev, Leipzig and Mar del Plata. Discover all the awarded films on our website!
If you want to see a good film, you might want to check out our November film reviews!
Georges Khabbaz’ new film ‘Waynon’ has been selected to represent Lebanon at the Oscars 2016! Read more here.
Young movie makers who took part in a national film project have had their videos shown in the UK Parliament as part of a project supported by CAFOD.
Organized by SIPCATV, (Service for Television Producers and Catholic Networks) 19 Catholic TV Networks from 14 Latin American countries participated in the Latin American Catholic TVs Congress.
The Prix Jeunesse International 2016 will take place in Munich, Germany from May 20 to May 25. The festival invites you to submit your entries untill Dec. 11.
Al Jazeera’s ’Afghanistan: No Country for Women’, was named Best Film in the television category at the 2015 Amnesty Australia awards in Sydney.
Discover the new TV-documentary “Chaplains”, by Martin Doblmeier.
Catholic radios such as Radio Pacis in Aura and Radio Wa in Lira are among the eleven radios who are involved in the project “Consolidating peace Journalism in Uganda”.
Central Mindanao radio station won the CMMA award. Read more on the website.
Radios in North Korea help preaching across the demilitarized zone. Discover how it’s done here.
Finally, it is with a heavy heart that we announced the death of our Belgian colleague Bernard Decottignies, from Vatican Radio’s French section.
A new journal was recently launched in Switzerland, the Journal for Religion, Film and Media (JRFM). Learn more about it on our website.
The Chairman of the Commission for Social Communications of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe has called for responsible journalism ahead of the visit of Pope Francis to the country.
Catholic press struggles to earn trust in Australia. More info on our website.
Indonesian authorities continue to restrict foreign media access to the restive Christian-majority provinces of Papua and West Papua, despite assurances from President Joko Widodo. Read more here.
Anthony Bellanger was appointed as the new General-Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists. Congrats!
Discover the publication “Reflections on Media Education Futures”, published last September.
BOSCOM interacted with youth about social media. An interesting dialogue between the Salesians participants and the youngsters was held to explore new dimensions to the ever growing means of communication the Social Media.
Divine Word father Franz-Josef Eilers will receive this year’s Titus Brandsma Leadership in Social Communication Award in a ceremony scheduled on November 27 at the Carmelites’ Titus Brandsma Media Center (TBMC) in Quezon City, Philippines..
Itaru Tsuchiya, vice-president of SIGNIS Japan attended the World Refugee Day symposium at the Seisen University. Read here his debriefing.
COP 21 is in 2 weeks! Catholic bishops from around the world came together in signing an appeal for government leaders to reach a “fair, legally binding and truly transformational climate agreement” at a summit in Paris and the Holy See has urged greater efforts to educate people, especially the young, about the impact of climate change, saying we need an ecological education.
Pope Francis’ visit in Uganda is approcahing. Last week, the official website and logo were launched. Discover them here.
World Internet freedom keeps eroding. Nauru, especially, has been urged to restore access to social media and support free expression. However, in India, it seems like there have been improvements.
Social Media are everywhere! Sometimes, they have a bad impact on life, like this young blogger explained, but sometimes, they play an important role, like in the migrant crisis or during the attacks in Paris, last Friday!
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