Guests

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She has a degree in Psychology (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas de Madrid) and she specializes in interactive processes and organizations’ behavior.  She is an expert in International Cooperation Projects Planning and Management (UNED and the Organization of Ibero-American States). She has an international master’s degree in Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility (EOI Business School, Madrid, Spain). Paloma is an expert in multisector alliances, a facilitator and a partner of the Partnership Brokers Association. She specializes in associative and interactive processes design and management, community training and involvement workshops, integration of social variables to sustainable development projects, group motivation and stakeholders engagement processes. She is the founder of projects as diverse as a hotel in Nicaragua, and NGO, a Nicaragua-based comprehensive development center for people with disabilities living in extreme poverty and the President of the Funciona Foundation.

 

Paloma also founded the first audiovisual production company specialized in sustainable development in Spain, Fiction Changing the World, and she is behind the Dante Movement for the visibilization of the 2030 Agenda by means of massive-consumption fiction projects. Along with several audiovisual sector organizations, she is the founder of the Spanish Alliance for Sustainable Audiovisual Production.

 

Masterclass – “Sustainable cinema – Green production

Workshop – “Sustainable Audiovisual Production in Argentina: Action plan for a green future”

 

She is a sociologist and a doctor in Social Sciences (UBA). Post-doctoral fellow at CONICET, Instituto de Investigaciones “Gino Germani” Urban Area Studies branch (IIGG, UBA). She made the research series Atravesando el río. Agua, contaminación y saneamiento ambiental en la cuenca del río Matanza Riachuelo (2009). She directed the social sciences informative flash fiction Mujeres del río (2018). She is the director of Quid 16, the magazine of IIGG Urban Area Studies.  She works as an undergraduate and postgraduate teacher of subjects related to topics she investigates: environmental sociology, gender issues and audiovisual methodology.

 

An encounter: “Cinema and Ecofeminism”

 

She has a degree in Communication Studies and a specialization in Biodiversity Conservation (UBA). As an environmental journalist, she writes about political ecology and biodiversity in Florestanía and La Nación. She is a photographer, a cinephile, an amateur ornithologist, an animal lover and a passionate advocate of public space. She defines ecofeminism as reflection and practices to guide her path in all of these worlds.

 

An encounter: “Cinema and Ecofeminism”
Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – La Rebelión

She has a degree in Filmmaking and Screenwriting (CIEVYC) and she specializes in the latter. She is a member of Mujeres Audiovisuales (MUA). In 2017, she received the support of the Web Series Biennial of Young Art for Minga (screenwriter and director), available at Cine.play.  She leads screenwriting gender-sensitive workshops and seminars since 2018 along with Florencia Tundis. In 2020, they were selected by the CCR program “Enseñá en el Recoleta”.

 

 An encounter: “Cinema and Ecofeminism”

She has a degree in Cinematographic Screenwriting (ENERC) and in Economy (UBA). She is part of Economía Femini(s)ta, where she coordinates the audiovisual area, as a specialist in the job market with a gender perspective. She leads workshops and seminars, in addition to offering consulting services on feminist screenwriting since 2017. She conducted courses for Centro Cultural Tierra Violeta, Centro Cultural Morán, Fundación SAGAI, and soon for CCR and talks for the Ministry of Culture, ENERC and  Festival de Córdoba “El Detonar preciso”, among others.

An encounter: “Cinema and Ecofeminism”

MUA is a civil association that gathers a vast network of working women (cis and trans women, lesbians and non-binary people) taking part in the production and making of audiovisual content for cinema, TV and new platforms in Argentina, as well as training on the field. It aims at promoting gender equality within and outside audiovisual media, generating actions to protect it and transforming discourses and practices that perpetuate stigmatizing gender stereotypes.

An encounter: “Cinema and Ecofeminism”


Director of Names for Snow.

 

She is an Inuk woman from Kangirsuk, Nunavik and still lives there right. She practices a lot ice fishing. After collaborating on several Wapikoni films, she directed her first short Names for Snow, in 2018. When the mobile studio came to her community, she wanted to participate just to try something new. In 2018, she traveled to Montreal for the annual screening because her short film was selected with other filmmakers across Canada. She enjoys documenting traditional practices and knowledge in order to teach them to her daughter, thus ensuring the survival of her culture. The things are important to her culture is knowing the land and the weather, the condition of land in all 4 seasons.

 

A conversation: “What challenges do indigenous cinema face in times of Western civilizing crisis?”

 


Responsible for research and international activities at Wapikoni.


Odile Eda-Pierre has been working extensively in international development for more than 15 years in various cultural organizations in France (Paris) and Canada (Quebec). Her love of the arts drive her to make connections, develop and foster relationships between artists and organizations in order to bring greater awareness to their work. She is keen to strengthen links and stimulate exchanges that will help bridge the gap between peoples and cultures. Odile worked for four years on the international development of an African diaspora dance project, web series and documentary exploring culture, history and diaspora linkages (BOW’T TRAIL by choreographer-dancer Rhodnie Desir). She was responsible for the promotion and implementation of the project in Martinique, Haiti, Mexico (Veracruz), the Canadian Maritimes and in the United States (New Orleans). The project won a UNESCO slave route award, recognizing its importance highlighting the cultural connections among African diaspora communities in the wake of the Atlantic slave trade. She has now been working for more than three years at Wapikoni Mobile, an indigenous organization that gives training and creation workshops to indigenous youth and vulnerable communities. In her role as International development officer also in charge of research projects, she is active in promoting and implementing the adaptation of the digital storytelling training methodology “learning by doing” to indigenous peoples and vulnerable populations outside Canada. Her work involves conducting outreach and coordinating digital storytelling workshops across frontiers, which enable indigenous youth to develop expression, empowerment and leadership skills.

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A conversation: “What challenges do indigenous cinema face in times of Western civilizing crisis?”


Director of Warrior Women.


Dr. Castle brings almost 20 years of experience as a scholar, activist, and media maker working in collaboration with Native Nations and underrepresented communities. Warrior Women is based on the research done for her book Women were the Backbone, Men were the Jawbone: Native Women’s Activism in the Red Power Movement. While completing her Ph.D. at Cambridge University, she worked as a policy associate for President Clinton’s Initiative on Race and in 2001 she served as a delegate for the Indigenous World Association at the United Nations World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa. While working as an academic specialist for UC Berkeley’s Oral History Office, she received the University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Santa Cruz under the supervision of Professors Angela Davis and Bettina Aptheker. Dr. Castle was a professor in the Native Studies Department at the University of South Dakota and is the founder and Executive Director of The Warrior Women Oral History Project. Castle has numerous publications including The Original Gangster: The Life and Times of Red Power Activist Madonna Thunder Hawk. Castle is a committed anti-racist ally and descended from the Pekowi band of the Shawnee in Ohio – both shape how she engages with community-based scholarship and organizing. Warrior Women is Castle’s directorial debut.

 

A conversation: “What challenges do indigenous cinema face in times of Western civilizing crisis?”

Star of Warrior Women and daughter of Madonna Thunder Hawk – American Indian Movement, AIM’s leader-.

A conversation: “What challenges do indigenous cinema face in times of Western civilizing crisis?”


Director of En el murmullo del viento.

 

She studied Journalism at EPCSG (Mexico City). She worked for TV and cinema before specializing in production. She took part in the making of several films and advertisements, such as: Yuban (directed by  Yaasib Vázquez), granted the Ariel 2012 award and selected by IDFA; the feature film Fractal (directed by Mariana Gonzalez); the short film El último pájaro (directed by Azeneth Farah), selected by Eco film festival. She has just made her debut film, En el murmullo del viento, the winning project of the 6th edition of DOCTV, included in the official selection at LASA film festival and granted the honorable mention at Festival Amazonia Doc.

 

A conversation: “What challenges do indigenous cinema face in times of Western civilizing crisis?”

 

Indian philosopher, writer and activist for ecofeminism, creator of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology.

 

A conversation: “Advocating for a new climate”. Soledad Barruti interviews Vandana Shiva.

 

Special guest: Silvia Ribeiro

Researcher and Coordinator in Latin America of the ETC GROUP – Grupo de Acción sobre Erosión, Tecnología y Concentración.

 

A conversation: “Advocating for a new climate”. Soledad Barruti interviews Vandana Shiva.

Special guest: Silvia Ribeiro

A writer and a journalist. As a researcher in the field of the food industry and food production, she has published Malcomidos and Mala Leche (Editorial Planeta).

 

A conversation: “Advocating for a new climate” Soledad Barruti interviews Vandana Shiva.


Special guest: Silvia Ribeiro

A militant social ecologist at Jóvenes por el Clima (JOCA). He was the author of the climate and ecological emergency project passed on the Argentine Senate on July 17, 2019 and he represented Argentina at the United Nations Youth Climate Summit (New York). He is currently working on the political construction of Jóvenes por el Clima in the whole country as a grassroots and Latinoamericanist organization.

 

Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – Activism and the youth

A sociologist, a communications specialist and a cultural influencer at @marourivero (ig). She defines herself as a participant observer. She is an entrepreneur, a feminist, a cinephile and a fashion lover.  She fosters sustainable changes in the fashion industry through #lamodacomomedio

 

Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – Activism and the youth

Founder and President of Eco House, one of the socio-environmental organizations with the most volunteers in Argentina ecohouse.org.ar, and co-founder of Alianza x el Clima Argentina alianzaxelclima.org. Recently, he was recognized by the Buenos Aires Legislature as prominent personality of the City of Buenos Aires and selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Buenos Aires by the Junior Chamber International.

 

Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – Environmental education

She is an artist and a teacher with a degree in Political Sciences. Her main fields of work and activism are environment and ecofeminism. She writes about political ecology in Florestanía and she is a part of RENAMA and the COAF.

 

Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – Environmental education

She is a political scientist and an environmental activist specialized on international relations and regenerative development. She is the co-founder of Rebelión o Extinción Argentina and a professor in Political Ecology. She was a speaker at TEDx Río de la Plata.

 

Interviews “ADVOCATING FOR A NEW CLIMATE” – La Rebelión

Originally a History teacher, he created Pachamamita Libros in 2015, an independent publishing house specialized on children’s book on environmental themes with accessibility perspective (translated into Braille and signed languages) and conceived with love. Crespi has already written seven free-circulation, free-interpretation books, which have been translated into several languages, published by Pachamamita and illustrated by Diana Chereau: La asombrosa historia de la mega-minería y las mini- regalías, La fabulosa historia de la sojita traviesa, La sorprendente historia de los tronquitos y los arbolitos and La increíble historia de las perdices que comieron felices, El agua, una historia de terror, Caperucita, un cuento clásico para tiempos modernos and La huerta agroecológica, una historia esdrújula recomendada por el conde Drácula.

 

“La huerta agroecológica. Una historia esdrújula recomendada por el Conde Drácula”

Workshop “Ludic and artistic tools for teachers who want to cover ecological topics in the classroom” by Nati Fernández

She is a singer, a puppeteer and a visual artist. She studied Philosophy at UBA and singing at UNSAM. She founded “El colmo títeres” in 2006 and, since then, she has created different shows revolving around environmental protection. She was part of DOKUMA, international, educational network.

 

Interview with the Vampire… A vegetarian one!

Workshop “Ludic and artistic tools for teachers who want to cover ecological topics in the classroom” by Nati Fernández