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UNICEF at the musée du quai Branly

The rights of the child are 20 years old!

From Friday, November 20th to Sunday, November 22nd

To celebrate the 20 years of the International Convention of Rights of the Child ratified by 193 countries around the world, UNICEF and the musée du quai Branly have come together to allow the public to better understand rights as fundamental as those of identity, health, education or even protection, thanks to a tour within the Museum illustrated by a pedagogic pamphlet, as well as workshops, a reading session and a film.

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“On the path to freedom: the right to education for all children”

Reading by Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, journalist, writer, UNICEF ambassador

  • Friday, November 20th at 6 pm

Reading room J. Kerchache, free, subject to available seating, 1-hour duration


Workshops of MiniRose and Mini Orange for the rights of the child: the festival of color

Children learn about their rights by customizing the silhouette of MiniRose and MiniOranges

  • Saturday, November 21st at 10:30 am, classroom 2
  • Sunday, November 22nd at 11 am, workshop 1

Children from 7 to 10 years, 1-hour duration



Free, subject to available seating

Small philosophical debates, do children have rights?

Exchange with representatives from UNICEF around the rights of the child here and elsewhere

  • Saturday, November 21st at 2:30 pm, workshop 2-3 and 4 pm, classroom 2
  • Sunday, November 22nd at 2 pm, workshop 1-2-3

Children from 10 to 12 years old, 1-hour duration

Free, subject to available seating

projection : Les Enfants Invisibles

A collective film by John Woo, Ridley & Jordan Scott, Emir Kusturica, Mehdi Charef, Stefano, Veneruso, Katia Lund, and Spike Lee


Based on an original idea of Chiara Tilesi, this film recounts the destiny of children from the four corners of the world


Filmmaker Mehdi Charef

Painful itinerary of a group of children soldiers

"Blue Gypsy"

Filmmaker Emir Kusturica

Isn’t jungle life, life amongst one’s people, the obligation to steal rather than the detention center for the young Uros?

"Bilu & Jao"

Filmmaker Katia Lund

Two very enterprising children, fight each other to survive in the streets of Sao Paulo


Filmmakers Jordan Scott & Ridley Scott

A return to childhood allows a reporter to find joy in life once more

"Jesus, children of America"

Filmmaker Spike Lee

Blanca discovers she is HIV positive and her school life in Brooklyn is turned upside down


Filmmaker Stefano Veneruso

The life of street children in Naples

"Song Song and Little cat"

Filmmaker John Woo

The unexpected meeting of two little girls who, at first appearance, have nothing in common. This encounter gives them hope and allows them to face adversity

We draw you attention to the fact that this 2-hour film includes certain scenes that could be disturbing for young people. The film is suggested for over 12 year old

Claude Lévi-Strauss Theater, free, subject to available seating, 2-hour duration