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June 5, 2011
EVENTS / FESTIVALS / DEADLINES: 6th Jana International Film Festival For Children & Youth (LEBANON)
Extended Call for Entries
New Deadline for Submission: July 15, 2011
6th Jana International Film Festival For Children & Youth
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.