William Zard Abou Jaoude Award 2017 (Film Competition)

AwardsThe William Zard Abou Jaoude International Award is an annual award granted by the Lebanon Dialogue Initiative (LDI). It seeks to recognize promising young (18-35) non-professional creators/directors committed to exploring conflict/dispute, dialogue, peace-building, reconciliation, identity, territory, citizenship, and the like.

A distinguished jury panel will review submissions, and the winner will be invited to screen his or her short film during the 2017 LDI Forum Gala Dinner, which will take place on November 4, 2017, in Lebanon. Screenings will be attended by a diverse audience, comprising of LDI members, local and international speakers, government officials, academics, journalists, diplomats, and civil society activists as well as the general public.

The winning short film will subsequently be screened at prominent LDI events and gatherings around the world and will be used as part of the LDI communication tool.

Deadline: August 31, 2017
Entry fee: Gratis
Award: $5,000 USD

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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