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Films on social justice to be screened at UN Headquarters in NY

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Films on social justice to be screened at UN Headquarters in NY


19.02.2020

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The best features from the program of the Lamp International Festival of Social Cinema will be screened in New York.

A retrospective opens on Wednesday, February 19, at the UN headquarters. It is dedicated to World Social Justice Day and is included in the action plan of the Russian Public Committee for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the international organization.

The films are dedicated to social activists, volunteers, and philanthropists. Professional filmmakers, as well as amateur studios, worked on the features. The program includes films from nine countries: Russia, Australia, the USA, the Philippines, Italy, Uzbekistan, India, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan.

The Lamp Festival is held in Perm and is the only film forum in the world that talks about social service and charity in the language of cinema. The films included in its program are dedicated to real people trying to change the world around for the better. The festival is organized by the National Association for the Development of Education and the Vector of Friendship organization with the support of Rossotrudnichestvo.

Winners are determined in five categories: the best social advertising, the best social video, the best short film and the best documentary films. The fifth nomination is called "1 + 1".

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