First Film Peace Project rolls out in Belfast, Northern Ireland

belfastlogo.gifFor the first time ever the Ultralab Digital Creativity Summer School programme went international. The project went to Northern Ireland, working as part of the peace process with Catholic and Protestant children to see what could be created using the Summer School model over a three day period within a community environment. The results were excellent. The group were the very first to undertake the ‘Points of View 2 (Squared) challenge. The project lasted three days.
belfastgroup.gifFive excellent movies were created in just three days. The majority of the Summer School Researchers in Belfast had never used video equipment and Apple computers before. The movies are fantastic, the films being about bullying, being a young child, the view of a motorcyclist, a mouse and a blade of grass.
belfast.gif“As youth leaders from across the community divide we knew each other but we had never worked together. Ultralab’s summer school gave us that opportunity.” Stuart (Youth Leader)
“The kids were together, focused on making films rather on what divides them” Kelly (Youth Leader).
Some images from the event:

Watch the completed movies here:
Why Me?: Play NowPlay in Popup
Biker Boy: Play NowPlay in Popup
Kiss my Grass: Play NowPlay in Popup
Mouse View: Play NowPlay in Popup
Child: Play NowPlay in Popup

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