JUST A SECOND! Exploring Global Issues Through Drama and Theatre By Pete Mullineaux ** Available from Afri now ** Just A Second! Exploring Global Issues Through Drama and Theatre is a development education resource offering school groups an accessible guide to exploring global issues through drama and theatre. The book opens with coverage of Afri’s 2013-2014 ‘Just A Second!’ project which focused on the theme of militarisation. This is followed by the full texts of five mini-plays that were devised with young people taking part in Afri initiated development education projects in primary and secondary schools during the years 2005-2011. These plays can be read or acted out, but more importantly are designed to act as a stimulus for further drama exploration, discussion and debate. With this in mind they are accompanied by multiple suggestions for follow-up activities, linking across the curriculum so that schools groups, youth theatres, college students and others can explore the themes and issues raised for themselves. Pete Mullineaux is an Arts facilitator currently working on Afri’s ‘Just A Second!’ schools programme in secondary schools in Galway. If you are interested in this publication please contact the Afri office: ph: 01 8827563 or firstname.lastname@example.org Photo (above): Students from Coláiste Éinde performing ‘What If?’ during Afri’s Féíle Bríde conference in 2012. Derek Speirs The publication received funding from Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global Schools and Concern WorldWide. Copyright © 2014 Afri, All rights reserved. www.afri.ie Our mailing address is: Afri 134, Phibsborough Road Phibsborough Dublin,Dublin7, Ireland.
Short Film Here’s a link to a short film made about the project by Dave Donnellan. www.afri.ie/news-and-events/just-a-second-schools-project-film/
New short Afri film by Dave Donnellan – ‘Waving Goodbye to Arms’
Short film of the book launch