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Actuality Media
Actuality Media takes young filmakers on study abroad outreaches to developing communities around the globe to create positive media - short documentaries that tell a story about the good work being done by changemakers working to solve social or environmental problems in innovative, replicable...
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Actuality Media added a video on Fri, Dec 6 2013
2 min · On the edge of Lake Atitlan, in the small pueblo of San Juan la Laguna, Solola, Guatemala, tourists can visit the local cooperative of guides - Rupalaj K'istalin - to make an appointment to take part in a Mayan tree planting ceremony that is both a show of helping the...
Actuality Media added a video on Mon, Nov 11 2013
2 min · The small pueblo of San Juan la Laguna (Solola, Guatemala) sits on the edge of Lake Atitlan - one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Pollution of all sorts threatens the lake - from increased industry and tourism to littering and trash dumping, and especially...
Actuality Media added a video on Tue, Aug 27 2013
24 min · A short documentary about the CasaSito Organization - a changemaker based in Antigua, Guatemala that works to sustain and improve education opportunities for local Guatemalans in surrounding villages. This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew...
Actuality Media added a video on Tue, May 14 2013
9 min ·   The possibility of oil exploitation has threatened the community of Talamanca, Costa Rica for many years. As one of the most biodiverse areas on this planet, its fertile land supports rich agriculture and a booming ecotourism industry. Petroleum companies cannot be...
Actuality Media added a video on Wed, Apr 17 2013
2 min · In the small town of Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, one man has made it his mission to lessen the amount of trash in the dumps, to make use of materials that can't be tossed aside, and educate the youth - specifically he collects used milk containers.
Actuality Media added a video on Fri, Apr 5 2013
16 min · A short documentary that centers around a volunteer guide at Quetzaltrekkers, a trekking organization in Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala, that puts all of its profits towards Escuela de la Calle and El Hogar, a school and a home built to aid street kids in Guatemala.
Actuality Media added a video on Wed, Feb 20 2013
13 min · A short documentary about Casas de la Esperanza, a changemaker based in Granada, Nicaragua that works to with impoverished locals living beyond the edge of the city to create housing options for a better life. This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media...
Actuality Media added a video on Tue, Feb 5 2013
18 min · A short documentary that centers around a native Maya woman who has learned new techniques for farming, and for life, from the Unión de Agricultores Minifundistas de Guatemala based in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala - an organization that spreads new ideas and new techniques...
Actuality Media added a video on Tue, Jan 22 2013
16 min · In Guatemala, giving birth can often be a dangerous thing due to the environs of public, government run hospitals for which there is little alternative. Mayan women especially are given sub-par care. This documentary looks at the organization Manos Abiertas - a changemaker...
Actuality Media added a video on Tue, Jan 8 2013
13 min · The Thai government would rather deny that there is a problem with underage sex trafficking in northern Thailand, but amongst the far-flung hill tribes there is no stigma about selling off a daughter. The Children's Organization of Southeast Asia has developed a new method to...