WHO invites films for Health for All Film Festival

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Kathmandu, January 11
World Health Organization has announced for submission of films to promote dialogue around global health challenges and solutions. The organization has announced the submission on the occasion of the 73rd World Health Assembly, WHO will host the first-ever Health for All Film Festival in Geneva in May 2020.
Either an amateur filmmaker seeking to tell the story of change-makers in your community through the lens of his/her smartphone or someone working with a production company to promote dialogue around global health challenges and solutions can apply for the film festival.
Filmmakers are invited to submit a short video for one of the following categories. The first two categories are open to any health issue as defined in the application rules, the third category is for videos that have special focus on nurses or midwives for the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, which will be celebrated in 2020.
CATEGORY 1: Video reports (3-8 minutes long)
Video reports showing human-interest stories and testimonies about health from individuals, communities, and/or healthcare workers navigating a local or global health challenge, championing solutions, or driving change.
CATEGORY 2: Animation videos (1-5 minutes long)
Animation videos that include either testimonials and/or challenges and solutions to achieving health and well-being for all, or to educate about a health issue.
Any audiovisual narration style will be accepted for this special theme for the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in 2020.
Only films completed between 1 January 2017 and 30 January 2020 are eligible for this festival. Closing date for entries is 30 January 2020.
Maximum 15 videos per category will be selected for the Health for All Film Festival. The list of selected videos will be announced in March 2020 and the selections screened in Geneva in May, coinciding with the 73rd World Health Assembly.
An independent jury will nominate a winner in each category, and there will be a special prize for videos made by students. From this jury's advice the attribution of prizes will be confirmed by WHO's Director-General.
The Health for All Film Festival aims to put storytelling power in the hands of people and seeks to showcase the role of individuals and communities as champions for health and well-being.
Submission link: https://filmfreeway.com/HealthForAllFilmFestival
 
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