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Premiere – documentary screening
March 27 @ 19:00 - 21:00 CET
The documentary “Nashukuru – Storytelling in the faces of poverty” by young Austrian filmmaker Claudia Koerbler shows how storytelling and empowering through stories can contribute to provoke change and social impact on a global scale. The screening at the Austrian Cultural Forum Washington will be followed by a Salongespräch / panel discussion with experts from international development, the private sector and media discussing the importance of cross-sectoral engagement to combat poverty through storytelling and social impact. Jill Cress, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of National Geographic Partners and Gabriel Laizer, Outreach Coordinator at the Food and Agricultural Organization DC, will join the filmmaker for the discussion, which will be moderated by Hannelore Veit, Washington Bureau Chief Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF).