7th Jana International Film Festival for Children & Youth
 2013

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The Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts /AL-JANA organized the 7th Jana International Film Festival for Children & Youth
 “A Door to Multiculturalism” from October 22 to 30, 2013, in various marginalized areas in Lebanon.

The festival’s program:

  • Film Screenings:  The screening of a varied collection of films by young film-makers from the following countries:  Korea, Yemen, France, Belgium, Ukraine, Portugal, Jordan, USA, Germany, Spain, UK, Philippines, Greece, Russia, Palestine, Iran, Lebanon, Canada, Japan, Denmark, Czech Republic, Australia, India, Cambodia, Bangladesh;
  • “Journal of a Young Refugee”Young-photo Journalists Exhibition & Book Signing
  • Workshops:  Mini workshops for children about the film Analysis, Film Sound and animation techniques.

The festival is a roving one:

Beirut Program:

Beirut, Madina Theatre: October 22, 23, 29 & 30, 2013.

Areas Mobile Program:

Bchamoun, Dar Bchamoun, October 24, 2013.

Tripoli, Azm Cultural Center/ Beit ELFan, October 25, 2013.

Saida, Maarouf Saad Cultural Center, October 26, 2013.

This festival aimed at bridge gaps between communities and promote international linkages across cultures.

This project is funded by the European Union

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Two awards for “Where are we Heading to”

ARCPA/AL-JANA, is proud to inform you that the film “Where are we Heading to” made by school youth, won the award for the best documentary (ages 16-20), as well as the Grand Prix Award at DUFF 2013 (Dubrovnik film Festival, Croatia) - the second film festival of the children and the youth of the Mediterranean countries. 

The film was produced by ARCPA/AL-JANA within the frame work of the project “Support of extracurricular activities for social cohesion and network building in urban public schools in Beirut” in cooperation with Ministry of Education & Higher Education – Lebanon and supported by GIZ.

Youth Filmmakers:  Omar Izzo, Ismail Makkouk, Juice Al-Tom, Jessica Dawoud, George Nahra & Mira Francis

Filmmaking Workshop Facilitator:  Hicham Kayed
Synopsis:  A story that occurred in 2008.  The film explores the agony of some students from the local community because of the association between some names and religious sects.
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جائزتين لفيلم لوين رايحين

يسرنا اعلامكم عن حصول فيلم  “لوين رايحين” على

(Award for the best documentary (ages 16-20

as well as the Grand Prix Award

 2013,at Dubrovnik International Film Festival, in Croatia

الفيلم انتج في اطار المشروع اللبناني – الالماني “دعم الانشطة اللاصفية لجهة تعزيز التماسك الاجتماعي والتواصل بين المدارس الحكومية في منطقة بيروت الكبرى” بهدف تمكين بعض التلامذة من التعبير عن الذات والابداع واستخدام الميديا عبر المشاركة الفعلية والتعاون كمجموعة متنوعة، بدءا من فكرة القصة، مرورا بكتابة السيناريو والتصوير، وصولا الى الاخراج والانتاج.  المشروع نفذ بالتعاون مع وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي وبدعم من GIZ  وانتاج مركز المعلومات العربي للفنون الشعبية/الجنى.

لوين رايحن

قصة حصلت في العام ٢٠٠٨.  الفيلم يبحث في معاناة بعض التلامذة من المجتمع بسبب ربط بعض الاسماء ببعض الطوائف.

اخراج:

عمر عزو، اسماعيل مكوك، جويس التوم، ايلي جرمانوس، جيسيكا داوود، جورج نهرا، ميرا فرنسيس

تدريب وتنسيق:  هشام كايد

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