Personal Storytelling from Underrepresented Communities

Personal Storytelling from Underrepresented Communities

Four persons (two women, two men) are sitting on a panel. The man at the right is talking into a handheld microphone, the others are listening. In the front, the monitors of a live-editing suite light up in the dark.
© Lukas Diller
DOK Industry Talk

Jennifer Crystal Chien, from Re-Present Media, a US based filmmakers’ collective with the purpose to humanise media representation of underrepresented communities through a focus on personal stories from those communities, in conversation with filmmakers Brenda Akele Jorde (“The Homes We Carry” – German Competition), Mickaël Bandela (“One Mother” – International Competition) and Paula Vaccaro, founder of Pinball London and member of the steering committee of ARTEF – the Anti-Racism Taskforce for European Film – that has been created to tackle institutional racism in the European film industry.


Gugi Gumilang, Executive Director of In-Docs


Brenda Akele Jorde, Director “The Homes We Carry”
Mickaël Bandela, Director “One Mother”
Jennifer Crystal Chien, Re-Present Media
Paula Vaccaro, Founder Pinball London, member of the steering committee ARTEF

DOK Industry is realised with the support of Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) and the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media upon a Decision of the German Bundestag.

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

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