Enter a youth team for the MARL M21 Film Festival!

Want to Write, Film, or Star in your own Movie?

Care about Social Justice and Human Rights Issues?

In March 2018, the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties is hosting the 6th Annual Human Rights Film Festival, in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Groups of high school students can enter a film into the competition to be screened at the Film Festival, in partnership with Freeze Frame Media Arts Centre.

Join the Film Festival Competition!

-High school students, 4-6 per film team

-Students will create, write, film and edit short documentary or animated films

-No experience or equipment necessary

-FREE to participate

-Students may play any role in the film team

-Students will receive:

  • Pre-workshop meeting in late November 2017 to learn more about human rights and create concept (arranged with group)
  • Three film workshops led by experts from Freeze Frame Media Arts Centre, equipment provided:
  • Pre-production & story development (Monday, December 11th)
  • Filming (Wednesday, December 13th)
  • Post-production, editing & initial film screening (Monday, December 18th)

Films will be screened at the M21 Human Rights Film Festival, in addition to a special recognition and certificate of completion for each student. Films will also be available online for viewers.

To get involved, contact:

Michael Barkman

Executive Director, Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties



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