Free Bassel, Free Culture
“For Bassel and others around the world who fight for open, a free internet is not a theoretical matter. Real lives hang in the balance.”
Join us in honoring CC Syria lead Bassel Khartabil, who has been in prison in Syria for a year without legal representation.
Photo: Kennisland, CC BY-SA
CC Filmmakers and Festivals Change the Rules
Around the world, CC filmmakers and festival organizers are changing the rules of every step in the process of filmmaking, from writing and shooting to editing, distribution, and monetization. At a time when the mainstream film industry is struggling to redefine and modernize itself, the CC community isn’t waiting up.
Photo: Pedro Ribeiro Simões, CC BY
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CC Affiliate NetworkPromoting CC Around the World
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