The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a call for short films to participate in the fourth edition of the “Health for All” Film Festival.
WHO invitation not only addressed to production companies, TV broadcasters and independent film makers, but also to communities of patients, public institutions, health workers, nongovernmental organizations and film schools from around the world.
Film submitting are open from 31 October 2022 and will close on 31 January 2023, and The participants film should be up to 8 minutes, then about 70 films will be shortlisted and shown to the public in April 2023 via the WHO YouTube channel and website.
A jury of professionals, artists, activists, and top experts in the health organization will select from this list the award-winning films.
The film festival will awarded three “Grand Prizes” for each major category, and special prizes will also be given to films concerning climate change and health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, a student-produced film, and a very short film ( from 1 minute to 2 minutes and 30 seconds).
Exceptionally the participation call is also opened to historical films and modern films to students who share their vision of current challenges and future solutions to improve health, because of celebration of celebrating the organization’s 75th anniversary in 2023.
Afaf Al Fahchouch