Walking out of Lockdown

It is the nature of creatives, artisans and social protagonists to be flexible and forward looking. Who better to adapt or inspire constructive societal change during this pandemic crisis?

Peruvian Workshop Covid-19 Update

Dear Artists, due to the corona virus situation the Peruvian Amazon Storytelling Workshop workshop will be postponed. We will update you as soon as possible!

Peruvian Amazon Workshop (2020)

For 10 days, 15 passionate writers, artists and filmmakers will be submerged in the density of the Peruvian Amazonas and the lives of the local Shawi.

Voces Indígenas

Local communities and indigenous peoples are disproportionately affected by climate change impacts because they rely on fragile ecosystems for their livelihoods, but they also hold many of the solutions to the climate change crisis.

The Sea People: Fishermen

In 2010, the RV Heraclitus and Ecotechnics began the Mediterranean Oral History project documenting the living culture and heritage of the peoples of the Mediterranean coast.

When all you have to sand to sell.

“Arena” by Director Ricardo Leòn and Researcher Inge-Merete Hougaard takes us into the Amazon Rainforest to give voice to the residents of Brisas del Frayle, an afro-descendant village in Colombia.

Why we need mirrors and windows

Imagine sitting in your living room and suddenly a film crew enters dressed in strange foreign costumes, speaking a language you barely understand.

A ‘normal’ day at Real Lives

There is no such thing as a ‘normal’ day at Real Lives and the only fixed routine is waking, working, eating, playing and sleeping.

Paris in Springtime

What better opportunity to go to Paris in early spring than being invited to a small, cultural film festival?

The Last Goat Cheese Maker of Lebanon

High up in the mountains of North Lebanon, at about 2,000 meters in altitude deep within the Ehden Nature reserve, the Douaihy farm has been making fresh Darfiyeh, a deliciously pungent goat’s cheese, for over three generations.