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Deptford Storytelling Project 2020-2021

Figure 1: A multilingual community film-making project celebrating Deptford’s rich history and diverse community Deptford Storytelling Project was launched in 2020 and brought together people of different ages, languages, and backgrounds to make films about people’s lives in Deptford. Film workshops were run from January-March 2020 resulting in 10 films and two screenings in March … Continue reading

Our Planet Festival 2021

Critical Connections Project (2012-ongoing) Figure 1: Our Planet Festival Languages by Yu-Chiao Chung In these uncertain times the theme of ‘Our Planet’ is a crucial topic for young people to engage with, research, and think about how to change their environments. In the online festival in June 2021, as well as the digital stories on … Continue reading

Project summary and film sample

The Critical Connections: Multilingual Digital Storytelling Project (2012 – Present): Project summary and film sample Introduction The Critical Connections Project, initiated in 2012 with funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is about enabling young people to create and share multilingual digital stories. It has brought together students and teachers of Languages (foreign, community/heritage, English as … Continue reading