Maisha News Update – November


International Youth Film Festival “Plasencia Encorto” – Spain

This 3 day festival takes place in Plasencia (Extramadura) on 20th, 21st and 22nd of March 2014.

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The global environmental film competition organised by tve

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Bayside Film Festival (Australia)
Jump Cut Competition

Bayside Film Festival continues to provide a unique and innovative cinematic platform for young film makers from across Australia and the globe to express their creative vision through Jump Cut, the competition element of the festival. Come along to the Jump Cut sessions and be inspired by the beautifully crafted films of 10 -26 year old young people from around the world.

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The Nairobi 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Nairobi on the weekend of 29 November – 1 December 2013. Filmmakers from all over the country of Kenya will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world.

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Arts Brookfield – Art Set Free

Art Set Free, a global campaign to raise awareness about the wealth of talent and work presented over the last quarter century by Arts Brookfield.
This initiative will encourage the public worldwide to show how they “set art free” by submitting their own works to be showcased online at

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One Dollar Webdocumentary

One Dollar, a participatory web documentary that hopes to inspire young directors both in Cambodia and abroad to use the power of media for social justice and give emerging filmmakers a platform to share their work with a global audience.

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ZIFF2014 Film Entry Now Open


ZIFF is currently accepting applications from African filmmakers (including the African Diaspora) and films from the Dhow Countries’ region- India, Pakistan, South East Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, The Persian Gulf, and the Indian Ocean Islands. Films from Europe, North America and Australia may also be submitted out of competition but all documentary films are viable for competition.

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