Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 10.23.00 AM Human rights advocate and educator, Ms. Jasmina Bojic spoke with Nada on KZSC’s Artists on Art radio program October 29, 2014 about her work and the winners of this year’s 17th United Nations Association Film Festival. Ms. Bojic is a Lecturer/Film Critic/Founder and Executive Director UNAFF/UNAFF Traveling Film Festival and Director, Camera As Witness Program.

Last July, Ms. Bojic won the UNESCO Fellini award in recognition of her exceptional contribution in promoting the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through the art of documentary film. She uses documentary films as a method to incorporate human rights education into the community college classroom.

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Screen Shot 2014-10-30 at 9.05.57 AMJasmina is Founder and Director of the CAMERA AS WITNESS program which extends the educational use of UNAFF documentaries throughout the academic year at Stanford. She uses documentary films as a method to incorporate human rights education into the community college classroom. Alongside the  UNAFF  through sample lesson plans, pedagogic resources and materials, and strategies for reaching diverse student populations.

17 years ago, Jasmina conceptualized what would become one of the oldest international documentary film festivals in the US – UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) at Stanford University, which became Traveling Film Festival in year 2000. Last July she won the UNESCO Fellini award in recognition of her exceptional contribution in promoting the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through the art of documentary film.  The Federico Fellini Medal was created by UNESCO in 1994 to recognize major contributions to the international film heritage, its promotion and preservation.

Ms. Bojic  has been working as a journalist for more than twenty-five years, covering many political and cultural events, including the Academy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Sundance, Tribeca. She uses documentary films as a method to incorporate human rights education into the community college classroom. She has created comprehensive sample lesson plans, pedagogic resources and materials, strategies for reaching diverse student populations and an archive of videos for educational use.

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