“Draw for change!”: Book presentations by Catherine Vuylsteke

We are thrilled to announce the March events for the presentation of the book “Draw for Change” by Catherine Vuylsteke in Belgium. 

– Genk Library – 8/03 – 7:30 PM

– De Grote Post – Oostende – 9/03 – 3:30 PM 

– European Cartoon Center – Kruishoutem – 14/03 – 8:00 PM

– GC De Kroon – Sint-Agatha-Berchem – 16/03 – 7:00 PM

– Vorst Library –  Bruxelles – 23/03 – 10:00 AM 

Stay tuned for more events in the upcoming months! 


“Draw for change!” Women’s day events

Because women have things to say…and draw!

Through “Draw For Change!”, we hear the echoes of female artists challenging norms and shaping narratives.

Don’t miss today’s “Draw For Change!” events on this International Women’s Day. 

  • Join us for the screening of ‘Behind the Lines’ and conference with the director Alaa Amer at  Musee des confluences in Lyon at 20.00.
  • “Draw for change!” is part of De Cinema‘s day of empowerment of women through a unique collective film experience: at 13.00 – a shot of ‘A stroke of freedom’ with Egyptian cartoonist Doaa el-Adl. At 14.00 – Take Up Space – a creative workshop. Get busy with Chrostin with pen, paper, text and colour to visualise your voice. Drawing experience is not a requirement. Sign up for a change! 


“Draw for change!” at Frauen Film Tage

Draw For Change keeps travelling around the world!

‘We Are Fire’ and ‘A Stroke of Freedom” will be screened in Germany at the Frauen Film Tage – Terre des femmes Film Festival.

It’s an honour to participate in a festival dedicated to highlighting the human rights situation of women globally.

‘We Are Fire’ & ‘A Stroke of Freedom’

March 3rd

Frauen Film Tage – Terre des femmes – Tübingen (Germany)

Our films at the Docville International Documentary Film Festival

The programme of Docville is out now! Proud and grateful to have four documentaries present at this nice festival in 2024. 

You can find all the information to purchase tickets on the Docville website.

Best Trailer Award in Europe for “Draw for change!”

The trailer of the documentary series “”Draw for change!”” has just clinched the Best Trailer Award in the Europe region at the Global Entertainment Awards

A heartfelt thank you and congratulations to The Pastry Shop for this creation.

We invite you to join us in celebrating this milestone by watching the award-winning trailer at the following link

Planet B – Upcoming screenings

If you haven’t had the chance to watch Pieter Van Eecke ‘s Planet B , mark your calendars:

  • On February 28th, at 7.30 pm in Brussels as part of  AJC Festival.
  • On March 9th at 6.00 pm at Rochefort Cultural Center as part of À Travers Champs – 9 Festival du film sur la ruralité.

“Tree of Violence” on RTBF

Exciting news! The fourth episode of the series “Draw for change!” “𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐫𝐞́𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫-𝐋𝐚 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐕𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐋𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐨” will be broadcast this Saturday, the 24th of February, at 23:10 on RTBF La Trois, and available on replay on Auvio.

Find all the information here.

“Draw for Change!” on ARTE TV France and Germany

DRAW FOR CHANGE ( “Dessiner pour résister”, “Zeichnen aus Protest”) is on ARTE.TV in France and Germany! Here below the dates and times of broadcast.

  • SYRIA- The episode “Behind the lines” ( Syrie: la dessinatrice Amany Al-Ali / Syrien: Die Karikaturistin Amany Al-Ali ) will be broadcast March 6th at 00:25 on ARTE TV France and at 23:40 on ARTE TV Germany or on arte.tv
  • EGYPT- The episode “A Stroke of Freedom” ( Ègypte:La dessinatrice Doaa el-Adl/ Ägypten: Die Karikaturistin Doaa El-Adl) will be broadcast March 7th at 23:25 on ARTE TV France and at 00:20 on ARTE TV Germany) or on arte.tv
  • RUSSIA: The episode ‘Tree of Violence’ (Russie, la dessinatrice Victoria Lomasko / Russland – Die Karikaturistin Victoria Lomasko) will be broadcast March 13rd at 22:45 on ARTE TV France and 22:00 on ARTE TV Germany or watch on arte.tv 
  • MEXICO – The episode “We are fire” (Mexique – La dessinatrice Mar Maremoto / Mexiko: Die Karikaturistin Mar Maremoto) will be available from March 6th on arte.tv 
  • INDIA – The episode “Drawing a line” (Inde – La dessinatrice Rachita Taneja / Indien: Die Karikaturistin Rachita Taneja) will be available from March 6th on arte.tv 


“Tree of Violence” at Human Rights Watch Film Festival: London

We are very glad to announce that the UK premiere of ‘Tree of Violence’ from the series Draw For Change is happening at Human Rights Watch Film Festival: London 2024.

  • Save the date for the in-person event Rich Mix London on Thursday, March 21st, 2024 from 8.30 to 10.30 pm GMT with Q&A discussion. 
  • Join us online from March 18th to March 24th, starting at 12.01 am. Streaming is available across the UK and Ireland.

More information here.

Let’s come together to explore the profound impact of storytelling on human rights, Human Rights Watch.

“Draw for change!” at International Film Festival Assen

Draw For Change goes to the Netherlands! 

We’re delighted to share ‘Behind the Lines’ and ‘We Are Fire’ from the series “Draw for change!” have been selected for the Internationaal Filmfestival Assen.

Join us for a special screening on March 10th at 1:30 PM. Click here for more info. 

Marching in the Dark selected at CPH:DOX

Marching in the Dark, the first feature-length documentary by Kinshuk Surjan , will premiere at CPH:DOX next month and is competing for the HUMAN:RIGHTS Award. Join us for the world premiere in Copenhagen on the 19th, 21st or 24th of March! 

Info & tickets here.

Set against the backdrop of escalating farmer suicides in India, Sanjivani, a young farmers widow, strives for financial independence and a better future for her children. She finds strength in counseling sessions with a local psychologist and other widowed farmers and ends up consulting distressed women when another suicide occurs.

The film is a Belgian-Dutch-Indian co-production, produced by Evelien De Graef and Hanne Phlypo of Clin d’oeil films, in co-production with SNG Film (Digna Sinke) and Arya Rothe from NoCut Film Collective. Beautiful imagery from the hands of Leena Patoli, Carl Rotiers and Vishel Vittal, edited by the wonderful Joelle Alexis and sound carefully handled by Puneet Dwivedi, Imtiyaz Jumnalkar, Mark Glynne and Olmo van Straalen. A very big thank you to everyone else who was involved!

MARCHING IN THE DARK was made possible through the support of Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, Flanders Image, Taxshelter.be, Shelter Prod, VRT/Canvas , VOO, Be-TV , New Dawn, Nederlands Filmfonds, DGD, Inmaat Foundation, FWB/CCA, Creative Europe MEDIA, DMZ Docs Fund, Fonds Pascal Decroos voor bijzondere journalistiek, Stichting Filip Decock, La Scam, deAuteurs , RITCS School of Arts & Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Check out the different “Draw for change!” events

Embark on a journey with the “Draw for change!” events, featuring exhibitions, talks, and thought-provoking screenings organised by Blue Bird Docs

  • EXPO: from February 20th to February 26th at Ontmoetingscentrum Marke
  • SOFA TALK: March 7th at 19.30 at Ontmoetingscentrum Marke with with Karen Vazquez Guadarrama
  • LECTURE with Catherine Vuylsteke March 10th, at 17.00 at Ontmoetingscentrum Marke
  • SCREENING: “Behind the lines” February 25th, at 18.00 at Cinema Aventure with Elles Tournant.