Written by Amma Aburam
On February 18, an HoryouTV documentary screening was held in Geneva at the Maison des Arts du Grutli. This was one of the five screenings held by the Horyou Geneva team. The event was a diverse gathering of around 50 people from the area for the showing of these four new HoryouTV documentaries: Tous a Table, ASCOVIME, Un Meilleur a Venir (A Better Future) and Hip Hop Saves Lives. Among the attendees were various organizations from Geneva such as EcoAttitude, One Action and Une Main pour le Lendemain (A hand for tomorrow). Personalities like artist Florentina Tintiris Keller, filmmaker Rui Noguiera and Atona Damachi from Ours Magazine were also present.
The documentaries highlighted associations from various locations. In Paris, we saw Flavio Nervegna, who through his association, Tous a Table, organized the first gastronomical, musical and solidarity festival at Carreau du Temple (a covered market in the third arrondissement of Paris). From the South of France, a documentary about the association Un Meilleur a Venir following Jules Morain and Stephanie Pereira, two youths sharing their vision of bettering the lives of the homeless through concrete actions. We also virtually traveled to Cameroon with Doctor Georges Bwelle behind the association ASOVIME. Bwelle founded ASOVIME after dealing with his father’s sudden illness and realizing that it could have been prevented had they had the proper facilities. Bwelle became a doctor and with ASOVIME, he travels to rural areas to provide free medical care. Finally, we followed Hip Hop Saves Lives with Chad Harper in New York City, where he teaches kids humanity and history through hip hop music and dance.