Safa Makdah had to leave her city, Damascus and drop her school when she was in her sixth grade, so she came to Lebanon in 2014 and continued her education and got the Ninth grade certificate and now she is in her Tenth grade at Ghazzeh public school. Safa enrolled at the Action for Hope video school and learned filmmaking and the different cinematic specializations. Safa says: ” We studied camera parts, how to use it, how to make it, how to take pictures, the different frames, the different angles, the movement of the camera, the role of the director, different movie genres,in addition to how to come up with a movie idea, develop it, narrate it, and finally, edit it.” Safa participated in several movie productions at the video school and the video workshops before including “Friendship and Love”, “The Window”, “The Magical Comb”, and a reportage about the video school.
Safa considers the video school not only an informative tool but also an expressive tool in which she can express the pressures of everyday life through a movie. It is not easy for Safa to choose one favorite film genre, but “Two & Two” directed by Baback Anvari, and “Mothers” movie are among her favorite and her favorite director is the Syrian director, Rasha Sharbaji.
تسعى العمل للأمل إلى تمكين الناس من المشاركة في تغيير واقعهم الصعب. Action 4 Hope seeks to enable people to change their hard conditions https://t.co/jDUSNeADCt
Millions of people around the world took to the streets and online to call for an IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE in Gaza. Allowing safe access to humanitarian aid and medical services are still at the top of the demands, but without a ceasefire NOW, soon, there will be no one left to aid.
90 Civil Society Organizations from Around the World Call on the UN and EU for an Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza
𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞:
افتتحت العمل للأمل فرعها الجديد في عمّان، الأردن بحفل أقيم مساء الخميس ١٥ أيلول/ سبتمبر، وقد شرفت سموّ الأميرة ريم العلي الحفل بحضورها. شارك في الحفل الفنان المصري المعروف حازم شاهين مع مجموعة من خريجي مدرسة العمل للأمل للموسيقى وقدموا عدة مقطوعات وأغنيات من التراث الموسيقي.3
A traditional music festival in Iraq's Mosul offered concerts and jamming sessions over several days with the aim of reviving the city's rich musical heritage
Culture Weekend! Thank you #Mosul Traditional Music Festival, supported by @EUCouncil, for a fantastic concert on the beautiful #Citadel of Erbil!
Music is life!
As part of the “Mosul Traditional Music Festival” and within the #ReviveTheSpiritOfMosul initiative, a Jam Music session was held last night in one of the Heritage houses rehabilitated by @UNESCO in partnership with the #EU.
I think that is the first time, I ever cut a ribbon. A very special ribbon, opening the traditional music festival in #Mosul
and it still continues. and it is very special and beautiful and inspiring.
Mosul Traditional Music Festival from March 24 over 27 is dedicated to rich musical heritage of Mosul beside bands from Spain, France & Italy presenting different types of traditional music & songs, in a lively & festive atmosphere, first since 2003 (1)
As part of the “Mosul Traditional Music Festival” a Jam Music session was held last night in one of the Heritage houses rehabilitated by @UNESCO in #Mosul. @EUinIraq @EU_Partnerships
It is the day to believe that music is an intl. language when 5 musical bands come to Mosul to revive the traditional music, alongside with locals ones to spread peace, music, and joyful moments in the city of Mosul.
This amazing traditional musician, Rababa instrument player from Mosul who is happy to revive Mosul's old folklore after falling of ISIS. It is the time to play louder and louder, this is real Mosul!
First day of The Mosul Traditional Music Festival.
photo: Azhar Al-Rubaie
يومان للمهرجان فقط.
Two days to go.
UNESCO Iraq European Union in Iraq بعثة الاتحاد الاوروبي في العراق EU International Partnerships
Action For Hope العمل للأمل ملتقى الكتاب - Book Forum
انضموا إلينا في أكبر حدث ثقافي تشهده الموصل منذ عام 2003. يحتفي مهرجان الموصل للموسيقى التقليدية، بالتراث الموسيقي الغني للموصل ومنطقة نينوى. كما تقدم فرق من إسبانيا، فرنسا وإيطاليا أنواع مختلفة من الموسيقى التقليدية والأغاني التراثية على مدى أربع أيام من 24 حتى 27 مارس/أذار.
We are pleased to be able to award a further £2.4m to existing #CulturalProtectionFund projects. The follow-on grants will enable grantees to continue to tackle the impact of conflict and climate change on cultural heritage. Read more: https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/international-partnership-projects
Wingless Rawap No. 1, a music performance by Shohret Nur, China - Commissioned for Requiem for Justice