Official Premiere of the Film “To Build a Bridge”
17.06.2015 National Network of Health Mediators
The premiere took place on 12 June 2015 in Sofia. The event was attended by representatives of the National Council for Cooperation on Ethnic and Integration Issues, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Employment Agency, World Health Organization, NGOs.
The film presents three Bulgarian Health mediators and their work in Bulgaria - Sabire Ramadan (Septemvri Municipality), Katya Kirilova and Antoaneta Eftimova (Blagoevgrad Municipality). It also shows their experiences during the filed visits in Brussels, Belgium and in Lille, France where they met with their colleagues mediators and Roma migrants from Bulgaria and Romania living there.
“To Build a Bridge” was shot in 2014 within the project “EQUI HEALTH – Improving the access and quality of health care and services for migrants, Roma and other vulnerable groups”, implemented by International Organization of Migration. The film has also a short 5-minute version: “Profession health mediator”, presented in the end of 2014.
Both videos will be used for advocacy aiming to support the efforts of many European NGOs and institutions to make mediation throughout Europe sustainable and contribute to its institutionalization by the member countries.
“To Build a Bridge” in English here.