The Health for All Film Festival of the World Health Organization is a tribute to all champions of health!
Launched in October 2019, this inaugural festival received nearly 1300 short films from more than 110 countries. Submissions focused on a wide range of health topics showcased by or about champions of health in communities, health centers, hospitals or at the scientific level. The WHO Director-General announced LIVE on 12 May 2020 five winners out of this diversity of strong stories from the field. Watch this live: https://youtu.be/3tx1gC3rkgQ
GRAND PRIX / Category of films about Nurses or Midwives
‘War and Grace’ by Sonia Lowman from International Medical Corps, an NGO based in USA and UK.
GRAND PRIX / Video reports category
‘A Doctor’s Dream – A pill for sleeping sickness’ by the Drugs for the Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and Scholars & Gentlemen
GRAND PRIX / Category of animation films
‘Limbo – Stand up for Women! Stand up for Peace!’ by Nwayr Zar Che Soe, Saw Eh Doh Poe, Nann Win May Aye with Yangon Film School
STUDENT PRIZE / From the three categories of the official selection
‘Antibiotic resistance’ by Nitai Steinberg
NCDs FILM PRIZE / Special selection about noncommunicable diseases
“Living without limits (Mexico)” by BBC StoryWorks for Helmsley Charitable Trust
More info about jury, official selection and winners: www.who.int/film-festival