Communication and development
Science and media project was launched in 2006 in the Caribbean with the production of three short 10-minute films and seven one-minute spots on HIV/AIDS through a partnership between the University of the West Indies (UWI) and UNESCO.
Aimed at youth, the general public and Caribbean audience, the films feature science related issues such as human physiology and behavior, environmental preservation and HIV/AIDS from a pedagogical viewpoint.
The three main productions are:
- Seeing Red: The Science of Violence
- Danger Zone : The Threat of Illegal Sand mining and Improper
- Solid Waste Management
- Sick to Death: The Science of HIV/AIDS
Credits: Maurice Garcia, director. Golda Lee, participant ; Richard Hernry, participant ; Alicia Morris, participant ; Maurice Marshaleeck, participant ; Craig Brown, participant ; Hush Williams, participant.
University of the West Indies (UWI), producer. Melissa Woodham, producer ; UNESCO Kingston, co-producer ; Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), co-producer.
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