Kwetu Film Institute Documentaries

17th March 2020

Changing the Story aimed to support the building of inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in 5 post-conflict countries. This pilot project was project was supported by partners Mashirika Creative and Performing ArtsAegis TrustKwetu Film InstituteHope and Homes for Children, and University of Lincoln. The MAP pilot project aimed to provide training for youth, educators and cultural artists; to support the design and delivery of Participatory Arts as a part of the national curriculum; and to collaborate with project team to explore the challenges and successes of the use of Participatory Arts across the sector in Rwanda.

In November 2019, the Kwetu Film Institute also filmed a MAP Training of Trainers workshops with MAP Master Trainers and Youth Trainers. These workshops were part of the Ubwuzu project (2018-19) which aimed to generate policy-level impact through our partnership with the Rwanda Education Board (REB)

The primary goal for the Ubwuzu project was to use the methodology to inform the Curriculum Framework, design a bespoke creative arts curriculum, and provide training for educators and young people in each province. Ubwuzu included a mobile filmmaking workshop, in partnership with Kwetu Film Institute (2019), Training of Trainer workshops (2019), and a policy-informing event addressing Arts-based Research for Education and Peacebuilding’ (2020).