Toni Pérez announced the continuity of the project in Benidorm as a training and educational foundation to promote equality and diversity
‘Documóvil’, six shorts to raise awareness about gender violence, abuse, feminism, sexual diversity and equality
Last night Julio Iglesias auditorium in Parque de l'Aigüera hosted the screening of the six short films made in the third edition of 'Documóvil' project, promoted by the Department of Equality to promote gender equality, in which ESO and Bachelor students of Benidorm have participated.
Through these short films, the boys and girls have shown their vision on different problems of social significance such as gender violence, child abuse, feminism, equality and intolerance of sexual diversity.
The shorts screened were "Don't be hysterical," directed by Ruth López Miralpeix; ‘The Tale of an Abuser’, directed by Nathan Marín Lupsa ;. ‘Élle-a’, directed by Dina Koulaugli; ‘Red alert’, directed by Marina Rodriguez Bou; ‘Levi’, directed by Irene Pérez García; and ‘The wrong way’, directed by Wassim Atiki.
Each of the directors had the opportunity to explain their work to the public attending the event, while they launched awareness messages about the importance of creating a tolerant society about diversity and intolerant about violence and abuse. The trainers and conductors of the project, María Iborra Palomares and Pepe Vidal, also spoke, highlighting the importance of educating in equality and tolerance.
‘Documóvil’ is an initiative of the Department of Equality aimed at students from 3rd year of ESO to 2nd year of Bachelor and with which they start in audiovisual production and shoot their own short films with a central theme: gender equality. It is an extracurricular and free activity, in which students receive audiovisual training and gender equality; theoretical and practical knowledge that they later translate into their short films, shot with professional equipment.
The mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, was in charge of closing the event, accompanied on stage by all the boys and girls who have participated in the making of the short films. Pérez announced the continuity of ‘Documóvil’ in Benidorm “as a training and educational foundation to promote equality and diversity”, while congratulating the young people for the work carried out in this third edition. In addition, the mayor stressed that "projects like Documóvil put people at the center of the action and teach us how much we still have to improve."