Among the 15 films from the entire world that have been selected for the finals of the international festival of one-minute children’s films, which will be held in Amsterdam from 28-30 November 2013, four films come from B&H.
Of the total 315 nominated films, the films by Džejlan Sefić from Velika Kladuša, Matej Tokić from Kupres, Ivana Šušnjar from Posušje and Jovana Šikanić from Prnjavor will compete for prizes in various categories. Everyone, with the organization of UNICEF, is traveling to Amsterdam, where they will participate in professional film workshops. The selected films will be in three categories: ‘Minute of Freedom’, ‘Upside Down’ and ‘Self-Portrait’. At the festival the winners from all three categories will win the Tommy Award HDFlip Camera.
The methodology of one-minute films by UNICEF in B&H, with the help of partners from non-profit organization Genesis Project, are using as a new model the active involvement of children in addressing issues that concern them. In the framework of the program ‘Strengthening the system of social protection of the inclusion of children in B&H’, which has been implemented in B&H since 2008, thanks to the financial support of the EU, now has over 100 films that have been entirely created by children.
The movies of the finalists from B&H can be watched on the following links:
Matej Tokić,”Zbogom”, Kupres http://youtu.be/K4bn8D4iCaA
Džejlan Sefić, “Naš dom” Velika Kladusa http://youtu.be/BZ7Jk08lMes
Ivana Šušnjar,”Moj put” Posusje http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvsSM6JirIE&list=PLaZqGtgVXJuOskMGB17plEcRJQ6GIOVoe&index=5
Jovana Šikanić,”Neodlučna”, Prnjavor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soicW8aDR3M&list=PL86D9FE12C3E2C653&index=1
(Source: UNICEF B&H)