WE CARE FILM FEST

New Delhi, India

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Deadline
30 Nov 2024


Published: 01 Jun 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films


CALL FOR ENTRIES
WE CARE Film Festival on disability issues
(wecarefilmfest14@gmail.com)
Deadline: 30 NOVEMBER 2024
13 JANUARY 2024

Sub: Submit your film on disability issues

Dear Sir/Madam,

Building of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, RPD Act and the National Trust Act, BROTHERHOOD, is hereby inviting short films and documentaries on disability issues from worldwide filmmakers for the 20th edition of the WE CARE Film Festival scheduled from 13-18 January 2025 at INOX, Goa.

The WE CARE Film Festival aims to raise awareness about disability issues, dispel misconceptions and prejudices about persons with disabilities, and drive attitudinal and behavioural change.

We hereby invite you to submit your short films, documentaries, or feature films (within four categories: up to 5, 30, 60, and 120 minutes) to the Film Festival.

Themes of the short film and documentaries on benchmark disabilities as per RPD Act 2016 and UNCRPD

1. Inclusive/special education practices and/or models
2. Experiences of persons with disabilities in pursuing education
2. Livelihood/Income-generating initiatives for and/or by persons with disabilities
4. Independent living models of persons with disabilities
5. Accessible and barrier-free environment - success stories and initiatives
6. Musical video showing persons with disabilities
7. Sportspersons with disabilities - their triumph and success stories
8. Showing extra-ordinary talents/abilities of persons with disabilities
9. Assistive technologies and artificial intelligence being used by persons with disability in all spheres of their lives and their impact in education, employment, mobility etc.
10. Innovation in education, health, employment, accessibilities, entertainment for persons with disabilities
12. Initiatives aimed at creating awareness of various disability issues
13. Rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
14. Sustainable development models for the welfare of persons with disabilities on any issue
15. Overcome Mental Health / Psychological issues among persons with disabilities and their families
16. Impact of Central/State Government schemes/initiatives among persons with disabilities

PARTICIPATORY RATING PROCESS

A preview committee will select the final films to be screened. The last date for receiving the entries is 30 NOVEMBER 2024.

The organizers encourage all filmmakers (with or without any impairment) to produce audio-visual content that complies with all accessibility standards and guidelines. To be considered for screening at the We Care Film Festival, all films should contain captions and subtitles in English. Filmmakers are also requested to make films with audio descriptions.

For further information and complete guidelines, please refer to the enclosed WE CARE Film Fest documents:

• Submission Requirements
• Entry Form
• Undertaking by the Filmmaker

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