April 26, 2011

EVENTS / FESTIVALS: 6th Jana International Film Festival For Children & Youth (LEBANON)

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

The festival is funded by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations with means provided by the German Federal Foreign Office.

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