This free event is a great opportunity for those aged 15 -30 to see exciting, funny and powerful films from around the world and discuss the issues raised with those who made them as well as meet industry experts.
1030 Damnation This powerful film odyssey explores the sea change in attitudes from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Where obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds after decades without access.
1200 Masterclasses led by professional film-makers (we will contact you to agree your choice)
A] 'From idea to screen; the process of developing a script' Don Boyd, established screen-writer and film director.
1300 Lunch Break
1345 World Premiere, Winner of the 2015 #TweetAPitch competition
1430 "Judge the Shorts!" Short films will be judged by you on their style and content
1530 Don Boyd and fellow professionals will lead discussion on film-making
1610 Announcement of winner of Short Film awards
1620 2016 #TweetAPitch competition. Hear new ideas for a short film and £500 bursary
Judges: Don Boyd, Film Director and Governer, London Film School; Kate Ogborn, Producer 'This is England' and 'The Deep Blue Sea'; Dave Calhoun, Global Film Editor, TIME OUT
1710 Announcement of #TweetAPitch winner and Best Films in Festival awards in following categories; development, security, human rights and the environment. The Best Film in Festival will be chosen from these category winning films.
1730 Join us for a networking reception
The event is part of the We The Peoples Film Festival, a project of the United Nations Association Westminster Branch. Films shown tackle issues linked to the United Nations Three Pillars of freedom; freedom from want, freedom from fear and the freedom to live in dignity.
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