Media lab

FILM: The Kirilovi Familiy

The film was created within the project “…slowly, without malice, humanly…” of the Roma World -21st Century Foundation and tells the story of a Roma familly in Bulgaria.

LOVE SPEECH – VIDEO

A popular research shows that looking into a stranger’s eyes for four minutes can bring you closer. Dozens of social experiments over the years have proven this claim. Fine Acts, with the project “Creative campaigning: innovation in support of human rights”, decided to test it too – but with a twist.

FILM: HEALTH MEDIATORS

What do you do when a whole community struggles to access healthcare? In the 1990s the rates of tuberculosis infection were a hundred times higher amongst the Bulgarian Roma than in Western Europe. And many were dying of totally preventable diseases. The solution was to train up health mediators; members of the Roma community who act as a bridge between their neighbourhood, and doctors and the health system.

FILM: BCG VACCINE

What can we learn from the health campaigns of the distant past? In the nineteen fifties, in the early days of Communism in Bulgaria, a deadly wave of tuberculosis threatened the new socialist project.

FILM: HIV AND AIDS IN BULGARIA

At the height of the Cold War isolated Bulgaria confronted an unwelcome visitor from the outside world – its first cases of HIV/AIDS. The Communist regime tried and failed to cope with a new disease that...