PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

Deadline: 1 July 2011
Open to: young people aged 9 -25
Award: 3 major awards of $ 1,000USD each

The PLURAL+ Video Festival is an empowering tool for young people to speak out about what they think of migration and diversity, using their own views and voices. The PLURAL+ Video Festival gives youth a platform to say what they think and to make themselves heard by people from all over the world.

Videos should address the following issues:
*  recognize youth as agents of social change in a world often characterized by intolerance, and cultural and religious divisions.
* involve youth in addressing questions on migrant integration, inclusiveness, identity, diversity, human rights and social inclusion wherever they be in the world.
* encourage the practical contributions of young people in not just identifying constraints, but also in promoting a climate of respect and appreciation for each other.

The PLURAL+ JURY AWARD prizes will be awarded in three (3) age-based categories:
* 9 to 12 years old
* 13 to 17 years old
* 18 to 25 years old

Eligibility

Applicants must be youth between the ages of 9-25. He/she must be the responsible for submitting the video.

Application

Complete and sign the entry form, and send it, together with a DVD of the video, to:
c/o UN – Alliance of Civilizations
Chrysler Building
405 Lexington ave, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10174
USA

Requirements

1. All videos must be submitted on DVDs, note that any other format (e.g. MiniDV, VHS) will not be considered.
2. Videos that are not in English must have English subtitles.
3. All videos must have a total minimum running time of 1 minute and a total maximum running time of 5 minutes, including title and end credits.

Awards

The PLURAL+ International Jury will select three videos (one for each age group) and award them with the PLURAL + International Jury Award of $ 1,000USD each as well as, when possible, an invitation (travel and accommodations expenses paid) to attend the November 10th, 2011 PLURAL + Awards Ceremony in New York City.

In addition to this award there will be some more PLURAL+ Awards.

Contact

Send questions to [email protected] .

Official website.

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