Join us at the Lahore Library as we watch a collection of documentary films promoting peace narratives, cross-cultural collaboration, and interfaith harmony as they are manifested in several of Punjab’s historical sites and diverse places of worship.
Register today to be able to attend and engage with this content created and curated by Interactive Resource Centre and Maati TV, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute and Company E. The screening will also be followed by critical dialogue with the audience.
Event Date: 17 February, 2024
Event Time: 3 PM to 5 PM
Location: British Council Lahore Library
This event is appropriate for adults aged 18 and above. Prior registration is mandatory and the individuals who have registered will only be able to access the library on the date and time of the event. Please note that we have a limited number of slots available and registrations will be taken on a first come first serve basis till 16 February. If you face any issues with the registration process please write to us at email@example.com
Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) (https://irc-org.com) is a nonprofit info media organisation striving to empower the marginalised members of society. Formed in 2000, IRC explores community mobilisation and dialogue using tools such as interactive theatre, videos, citizen journalism, documentary filmmaking, puppet shows, radio campaigns, university training, and social media. IRC’s further advocacy efforts include the annual Theater of the Oppressed Festival, Vasakh documentary film festival, and Maati TV, Pakistan’s first official web TV.
About Maati TV:
Maati TV is Pakistan’s first web-based interactive video platform to create advocacy and awareness on climate justice, equal citizenship, cultural diversity, and peacebuilding themes. It is a product of the Interactive Resource Centre (IRC), an info media organisation that uses art-based development tools to create self-empowerment opportunities for youth and marginalised communities.
Maati employs various digital and on-ground storytelling tools to create safe spaces for critical discourse among the Pakistani youth. These include but are not limited to podcasts, explainer videos, interactive theatre, citizen journalism, community events, capacity-building workshops, and awareness campaigns.
We aim to create a safe environment, for adults and children who are potentially at risk for a variety of reasons, in which no child or adult will experience harm or exploitation during their contact with us. To find out more about our safeguarding policy visit: https://www.britishcouncil.org/about-us/how-we-work/policies/safeguarding