Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 21:00 EET (GMT +02:00)
Director: Arthur Banshayeko / Burundi
Actor: Corina Druc
Episode: Day 10. Story 3
about the Director
Burundian actor-director, Arthur is a co-founder of Umunyinya asbl. Umunyinya asbl intervenes in communication for change through art therapy (psychodrama), community theater (interactive / forum) and the VICOBA and NAWE NUZE approach for community development.
Arthur believe much in sharing ideas and is a big fan of the right of speech. According to him, people are stronger when they are together, and no shared idea is stupid. Art for him is the best and secure platform that allows people to meet and discuss in freedom. It helps people to see and love difference… When we succeed to tame the beast of otherness in us and admire difference, we heal, we live, and we grow!
Arthur have worked on many awareness raising projects on peace and reconciliation, gender equity, family planning and trauma through the screen, the radio and the stage. Some of his projects showcased in Burundi, Congo, Belgium, Tunisia, Germany, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. Arthur is an alumni of the 24th class of the Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab passionate about the 3rd SDG* Good health and wellbeing, and SDG* 5 Gender equality.
Arthur has worked as actor or director on short and feature films like: iMashoka, Après la pluie, Les gros cailloux, Arretez Elsie, La tentation, Umutwew’inkuba, Aborted vow, Gahanga, L’irreprochable démasqué, Them among others.
* SDG = Sustainable Development Goals