NGO World Videos
Video-documents on international cooperation and humanitarian projects.
NGO World VideosFor the third year in a row, , in collaboration with COOPI, launches a call for entries for short films about social communication produced by NGOs, Onlus and Italian and international humanitarian organizations which operate in third world countries.
The selection committee is formed by insiders chosen by Milano Film Festival.
The jury, who will award the Prize of Best Short Film on Social Communication, is composed of three Italian figures from different cultural fields, such as filmmakers, film producers, writers, and, generally speaking, people who work in culture and on social issues.
The five short films selected will be screened on Friday September 16th after a meeting/workshop on social communication in videos.
Drop by Drop
Alessandra Argenti, Kenya, 2010, HDV, 15’
With the introduction of an irrigation system and organic farming techniques, the life of the inhabitants of an arid village in Kenya has improved considerably. A project that NGO Agrosphere hopes to expand to other beneficiaries. read more
Lie in Wait
Simona Ghizzoni, Jordan / Italy, 2010, DVD, 10’
The lives of Iraqi refugees in Jordan, told through photos, videos and the voices of women telling of hardships, trauma, disease and difficulties that are not over, in a country where they remain 'guests' and cannot obtain citizenship. read more
Life in Bhavitha
Renato Greco, Italy, 2010, Dvd , 8’
A typical day for the children and young people living in Bhavitha House, a foster home in Andhra Pradesh in India. From waking up to bedtime, these are the images of a community life filmed by the house guests themselves who participated in a video project. read more
Pim Pum Pam
Leonardo Ferraro, Italy / Uruguay, 2010, HD, 10’
The news bulletin of children in a neighbourhood of Montevideo recounts the difficult living conditions of children and shows positive experiences in action: from the recycling of waste to the creation of cooperatives for the right to housing and school support projects. read more
Tony goes to San Francis
Derek Debru, Alexandre Van Enst, Lena Obuhkova, Uganda, 2011, HD, 13’
The Refugee next door, a Belgian NGO, manages a project for the education of children in Uganda, giving free education to those who, like Tony, could not otherwise afford it. In the crowded classrooms there are activities for children and employment for young teachers. read more