toni Navarro


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Toni Navarro studied Photography and Filmmaking at the Center of Image and Technology of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He is a filmmaker and photographer. He has done 6 films right now. Is been in conflicts like the Nepali civil war, where he directed The Kalam Revolution about the relation between illiterate women and international adoptions, this documentary has contributed to change the law about adoptions in the country. He also created a workshop of photography and cinema in Argelia and Mauritania at the Saharaui refugee camps, whose experiences resulted in both a book and a documentary by the title Saharauis the view of the exile.
Also worked in India, Turkey, Palestine/Israel conflict, Jordan, Colombia, Greece, with the Embera Chami indigenous tribe.
He built a center for young people on the saharaui refugee camp "27 of February".
Member of the International Federation of Journalists and Delegate in Catalonia of Sumud.
Since years ago he has been creating forums about independent cinema and promoting film showcases about Human Rights in Barcelona and all around Catalonia. He is currently the director of the Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona, done in Barcelona, Paris and NYC, collaborates with Amnesty International, Survival International, the Institute of Human Rights of Catalonia, the International Catalan Institute for Peace, the Journalist trade Union of Catalonia, Human Rights Institute of Catalonia, School for a Culture of Peace, UNESCO Center in Catalonia, ACNUR United Nations High Comissionner for refugees and the Observatory on the Penal System and Human Rights.