Health for All Film Festival - thanks to spread the word!

19 December, 2019

Dear All,

The World Health Organization is launching its first ever film festival on 16, 21 and 22 May 2020. The WHO Health for All Film Festival invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films on health. The submissions can be on any health issue and/or social and environmental determinants of health for the first two categories (non-fiction and animation). The third category focuses on nurses or midwives to pay tribute to the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife in 2020. Only films completed between 1 January 2017 and 30 January 2020 are eligible for the festival. Closing date for entries is 30 January 2020.

Many thanks to spread the word with the following online multilingual tools, the webpages contain the application rules and access to submission tool:

Youtube link to embed everywhere!

English: https://youtu.be/GporpcgO310

Spanish: https://youtu.be/nFW_n5UWwOM

More linguistic versions of this trailer to come in our Youtube channel.

Multilingual webpages:

https://www.who.int/film-festival

https://www.who.int/es/film-festival

https://www.who.int/fr/film-festival

https://www.who.int/ru/film-festival

https://www.who.int/ar/film-festival

https://www.who.int/zh/film-festival

Social media kit: https://who.canto.global/b/MUT1S

I share with you, as well this media advisor note to all journalists

Dear Journalists,

The World Health Organization is launching its first ever film festival on 16, 21 and 22 May 2020. The WHO Health for All Film Festival invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films on health. The Film Festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. Films are a powerful way to raise awareness, improve understanding and encourage action.

The submissions can be on any health issue and/or social and environmental determinants of health for the first two categories (non-fiction and animation). The third category focuses on nurses or midwives to pay tribute to the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife in 2020. Only films completed between 1 January 2017 and 30 January 2020 are eligible for the festival. Closing date for entries is 30 January 2020.

More information: https://www.who.int/film-festival

Access the application tool

Contacts:

REBOUX, Gilles <rebouxg@who.int>

GUERRA, Jaimie Marie guerraja@who.int

All my best regards.

Isabelle Wachsmuth

Universal Health Coverage and Health Systems

World Health Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

Office: +41 (0)22 791 3175

Web: www.who.int

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HIFA profile: Isabelle Wachsmuth-Huguet, MSc, MPH has been working for World Health Organization (WHO) since 2003 and has 20 years of expertise on international network promoting and implementing knowledge management solutions in both high and low income countries. She is currently Project manager, Health Systems and Innovation Cluster, Service Delivery & Safety (SDS), Emerging Issues, Quality Universal Health Coverage (QUHC), at WHO Geneva. She is also the coordinator and lead moderator of the WHO Global Francophone Forum - Health Information For All (HIFA-Fr: http://www.hifa.org/forums/hifa-french). She is a member of the HIFA working group on Multilingualism.

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