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Production   /  Sandra Pires

U and Me

You can always find common ground.

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Impact areas

ARTS

HEALTH & WELLBEING

HUMAN RIGHTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE

INDIGENOUS

YOUTH & EDUCATION

Crew

  • DIRECTOR Sandra Pires

  • PRODUCER Sandra Pires

Synopsis

DURATION: 5 MINUTES

U & Me is a new and positive online documentary series that celebrates glorious Multicultural Australia by showcasing the very best that Australia has to offer.

Friendships that begin on a daily basis.
Friendships that will surprise you.
Friendships worth celebrating.

At U & Me we think it’s worth celebrating what we already have. An open, free and tolerant society where people can #findcommonground on just about anything, and where people fall in love or become friends with anybody, regardless of colour, religion, culture or other things.
It really will surprise you just how wonderful having a friend very unlike yourself can be and it may even encourage you to be friends with someone you didn’t think was possible.

Friendship is priceless.
Friendship is fun.
Friendship is really what makes the world go round.

So if you think friendship equals happiness and happiness equals more happiness – then consider becoming a supporter or sponsor of U & Me so we can share more wonderful st

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Issue Summary

A short summary of the issue the documentary is addressing

Our friendships are across all ages, cultures even friendships between politicians on different parties, Refugees and war veterans to name a few. Good resources to showcase what's good about having a friend very different to yourself.

Impact

What is the impact vision statement of the documentary?

Our aim is to normalise friendships between people from very different cultural backgrounds and experiences in the hope that they provide positive modeling, increase empathy and help contribute to social cohesiveness and multicultural Australia.

Outcomes

What outcomes does the project hope to achieve from making this documentary?

We are currently running workshops with refugees to produce6 more stories as we have seen how people who have recently come to our country benefited from focusing on the good friendships around them. We are working with celebrities to reach our target audience including male soccer and football stars.

Stakeholders

How will partnerships with this project help inform the project development?

We are in partnership with Multicultural Communities Council Illawarra, received support from Multicultural NSW and IMB Bank.

Audience Engagement and Social Impact

What actions does this project hope for its viewers after seeing this film?

We hope they look at someone very different to themselves and think they can be friends with them.

Measurement and Evaluation

What is the projects indicators for success?

when we reach mainstream news with more than five stories. (we've had one)

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