6th Jana International Film Festival For Children & Youth October 2011
The Jana International Film Festival for Children & Youth is to be held in October 2011. The main aim of this festival is fostering self-reflection & awareness, learning about the other, critical analyses of social norms & messages related to countering prejudice & intolerance & accepting diversity, introducing new information or analysis that is connected to existing knowledge structures, providing “safe environments’ & permission to experiment with new ways of thinking & reframing conflictual issues in integrative ways.
The central theme of the festival will be "Diversity enriches".
The Festival will display films on and by youth & children under 19 years of age. Preference will be given to films by youth & children themselves, or with their active participation.
This year the festival will be a mobile festival touring different Lebanese marginalized areas.
Call for Entries
Deadline for Submission: May 15, 2011
For more information, please contact:
Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts / AL-JANA
P.O. Box: 114/ 5017
Tel/Fax: +961 1 819970 – Mobile: +961 3 839917
Beirut – Lebanon
The festival is funded by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations with means provided by the German Federal Foreign Office.