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Submit Your Short Film to PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

burundi's ismael irankundaIf you are 25 years old or younger and make movies, you have till May 29, 2016 to submit your short video to the United Nations (UN).

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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are looking for original and creative videos focusing on migration, diversity and social inclusion for their annual festival, PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival.

“PLURAL+ encourages youth to address key challenges and opportunities related to social inclusion and cohesion, migrant integration, respect for identity, diversity, and human rights, both at local and global levels through video production. Young people aged up to 25 are invited to submit short videos of five minutes maximum in length for consideration in the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival,” UNAOC and IOM say.

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Entries are judged in three age categories–up to 12 years, 13-17 years, 18-25 years–and winners in each category receive US$1000 and all-travel-expenses-paid to New York to present their work at the PLURAL + 2016 Festival Awards Ceremony at the Paley Center for Media in November 2016.

East African Community children on a shooting location“PLURAL+ partner organizations will also award other prizes and professional opportunities to over 20 of the best videos submitted, partners award winning videos will be invited to present their work in New York City, USA, in November 2016.

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The Entry form with guidelines is on pluralplus.unaoc.org website.The DEADLINE is May 29, 2016.

“PLURAL+ provides youth around the world with the opportunity to submit real stories told by real people, which when widely disseminated help to foster intercultural dialogue and understanding as well as respect for diversity and tolerance,” says Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for UNAOC.

Courtesy of ArtMatters.Info

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