We the Peoples Film Festival ()


29 Jan 2023
Call for entries

12 Jul 2023
Festival closed

18 Oct 2023
Notification date

17 Nov 2023
28 Nov 2023


61 Sedlescombe Road,  SW6 1RE, London, London, United Kingdom

Festival description
Humanitarian , Human Security & Human Rights
Short film festival 10'<
Feature film festival 100'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  10'<
 Feature Films  100'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 17 November 2023      Festival end: 28 November 2023

Governmental Organisations, and the world’s first festival of films on international development by young directors.

Festival Aims
Encourage filmmakers/creatives to work together to raise awareness of the Three Pillars of Freedom through screening of films created around these themes.

Three Pillars of Freedom and the Environment
* Freedom from want: Through the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
* Freedom from fear: Through efforts to bring about collective security and peace.
* Freedom to live in dignity: Through the application of justice for all, from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Development: poverty, shelter, healthcare, education, gender, governance, finance

Human Security: conflict prevention, conflict resolution, peacekeeping, shelter, migration

Human Rights: gender, education, dignity, participation

Environment: ecological issues, preparation for and consequences of natural disaster, sustainability, new technologies

Short films: any of the above

Young Film Makers: under 25 years


Best Film in Festival

Best Short

Best Film: Human Development

Best Film: Human Rights

Best Film: Human Security

Best Film: Environment

Submissions will be accepted from January 2023

Submission Format

Films may also e submitted either via online screener or by Two(2) DVDS. The tracking number, film title, film category and running time MUST be clearly labelled on the two DVDs.

Please avoid stickers on the cover. Submitted copies will not be returned

Please note

Insurance is your responsibility. We will not return your submission unless payment is arranged.

If your submission is chosen for screening, we will notify you before 20 October 2023. The judges decision is final.

Material release statement

As the producers authorised representative, I accept the conditions as set out on the festival website and I grant its organisers the rights to publicly display the material during the We the Peoples Film Festival in November 2023 as well as to use footage for any promotional from the film/video and its publicity materials for associated promotional purposes.



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