August 19, 2014
World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity to help others. As numbers of refugees increase, forcibly displaced people are in need of urgent humanitarian aid. Today, the number of refugees, asylum-seekers and ...
August 8, 2014
FilmAid’s 8th Annual Film Festival is underway in Kakuma and Dadaab, and it is inspired by this year’s theme, "Untold Stories". FilmAid’s Communications Intern Yvon Ngabo wrote the following reflection.
This is a story of a boy....
August 5, 2014
This week, FilmAid is holding our 8th Annual Film Festival in Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps, celebrating the unique stories of refugees and other marginalized populations.
The screenings of these films have had an amazing reception from the ref...
July 18, 2014
FilmAid’s work on the Thai-Myanmar Border, reaches thousands of refugees with its on-going screenings. Audience figures stand at well over 220,000 viewings.
In 2013, FilmAid was more than willing to partner with Handicap International to pr...
July 2, 2014
Unique content from The Refugee - a magazine written by those living in refugee camps - will now be showcased on FilmAid's blog.
The Refugee Magazine seeks to inform, entertain, as well as give a voice to the voiceless. It was started in 2009 by ...
June 26, 2014
In FilmAid's new drama series, SandBox - developed, produced and filmed in the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab - we go behind the scenes into the community-based scripting process...
In the series, the character Uhuoma aspires to take a lead...
June 19, 2014
Fifteen years ago this month FilmAid produced its first ever film screening for refugees displaced by the conflict in Kosovo.
June 20th marks World Refugee Day 2014 and FilmAid is recognizing it by sharing a new film highlighting the unique and i...
June 12, 2014
We sat down with Ledama Sampele, a Kenyan filmmaker and the Assistant Director (AD) of FilmAid’s SandBox series, a drama series that explores the lives of refugees in the world’s largest refugee camp, Dadaab.
The Role of a First Assis...
May 30, 2014
This week, as part of our SandBox blog series, we are going to be talking to one of the producers of the show.
Njoki Mbuthia, a Kenyan filmmaker and Senior Producer at FilmAid, sat down to talk with us about her role as a producer for FilmAid&rsq...
May 23, 2014
Global film elite including Naomi Watts, Harvey Weinstein, Gael Garcia Bernal gathered on Friday May 16 at the world famous Charles Finch Filmmakers Dinner in Cannes where FilmAid received a generous donation from our long-time supporter Chivas Re...
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