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Call for Submissions: Minority Rights & Interfaith Films

EngageMedia is seeking short film submissions to include in a video-based interfaith and minority rights outreach and engagement project across Myanmar via online and mobile platforms, and through screenings in Mandalay Division and Yangon.

The initiative will work with local and national partners to deepen understanding of minority rights and interfaith issues, provide minority communities and activists with video engagement tools, and directly support campaigners seeking to draw attention to these critical issues. The outreach and engagement program will take place from October to December of 2016.

Rules & Regulations

  • The film addresses issues relating to minority rights, religious tolerance, land grabbing, war and violence, including sexual violence in Myanmar or Southeast Asia
  • Duration of the film should be 5-10 mins
  • Copyright to the film should belong to the filmmakers themselves (The films will be published as a DVD collection, will be screened in Myanmar, as well as used for other outreach in Southeast Asia)
  • Must include English subtitles if the film is not in English
  • HD quality

Deadline for submissions is 5 November 2016.

Please send a short synopsis and a link to your film to kyalyi [AT]