Focus area

The organization provides mentorship and training in audiovisual creation and filmmaking to Aboriginal youth in Canada in the hopes of creating jobs and educational opportunities in the film industry and countering high rates of suicide, drop-out and addiction. It hosts educational workshops and film screenings to raise awareness and educate the wider public about issues that Aboriginal communities face. Many of the short movies can be viewed on their homepage.

Courses / trainings
Intercultural Activity Toolkit: Culture Busters

A series of dialogues designed for an international student orientation program introducing foreigners to US cultural situations.

Courses / trainings
Cultures and Identities in Europe. Past, Present and Future

This MOOC questions what European identity is and what we understand and promote as European culture. It explains fundamental European policies on culture, creativity and the media, with a specific focus on urban settings. The course critically explores the formation of diverse identities and cultures in Europe, by shedding light on the importance of memories and shared heritages in this process. Finally, it illustrates the policy dimension behind European cultural and media industries and questions dominant economistic approaches to cultural creativity.

Festival du Monde Arabe de Montreal

The Arab World Festival of Montreal is a thematic event dedicated to the meeting of Arabic and Western cultures. Through its four sections – Performing Arts, Culture Forum, Cinema, and Orientalys – the festival presents modern bodies of work through original productions in dance, music, theater and multidisciplinary arts, debates, conferences, lectures and films, encouraging dialogue between cultural identities stemming from different horizons.

Projects and Programmes
No Hate Speech Movement

A youth campaign of the Council of Europe for human rights online, to reduce the levels of acceptance of hate speech and to develop online youth participation and citizenship, including in Internet governance processes.