June 19, 2013 | Latin America: Mexico

Mexican athletes participate with UNICEF in a film workshop

By Paola Martinelli

Isabel Crowley, Representative from  UNICEF México giving an award to Thelma Torres, Member of Speical Olympics Mexico's board.

One Minute jr. is a team of filmmakers and media artists who have a unique methodology focused on audiovisual production for teenagers who have never worked with a camera. 5  Special Olympics athletes from Mexico were invited to participate in the workshop along with other teens with disabilities. The workshop lasted 5 days in which they learned how to record, play and edit videos. The videos were presented in Mexico City in the UNICEF event called State of the World's Children 2013 children with disabilities. Well known  people attended the event such as: Fernando Landeros Telethon Foundation President, Isabel Crowley UNICEF Representative in Mexico, among others.

About Paola Martinelli: Marketing and Communications Director 
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