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    Posted: 26.2.2008 at 00:28

Ist FocFest 2008: Freedom of Choice Video and Film

Freedom honours Peace and the dignity that allows honesty, fair treatment; fostering a positive and healthy environment to all. Sometimes and in some contexts these values are still for accomplish and healthy relationship of comfort, security, respect, dignity, self-worth, confidentiality, openness and communication were not achieved.
Freedom of choice gives us the power of decision. Self-determination provides everyone to exercise their right. Justice, fairness and equality enhances the sense of self-esteem that at the end consolidate peace.

Alberto Guerreiro


Freedom of Choice International Video and Film Peace Festival (FocFest) is committed to bringing to the public quality creative art movies with civic and intervention assent. It seeks to promote the ideals of peace, freedom, open society, tolerance, political and cultural pluralism within a global context as well as fight and expose the cases of violation of those commitments throughout the world. FocFest works towards to show multisided views of world peace and freedom through the art form of video and film expressed creatively and critically. It aims to promote the use of moving image involving broad audiences in an open debate about the challenges facing humanity.

FocFest is an event of Artists for Peace: “Interested in promoting Peace and Friendship, Non Violence, and an active attitude against War”.

Terms and Conditions:

The subject should concern: Peace, Freedom of Choice, Human Rights.
Call: Open to everyone.
Type: No competition. More than one movie by artist is acceptable.
Registration fee: no fee.
Registration method: application form.
Origin: Worldwide.
Genres accepted: All genres.
Call deadline: 31st July, 2008.
Selection deadline (communication of the movies list): October (date to confirm).
Event: November 2008 (date to confirm).

Technical requirements:

Original formats: All formats.
Screening formats: DVD (Europe Pal + US and Asia, NTSC).
Maximum running time: shouldn't exceed 10 minutes.
Films completed after: 1st January, 2001.

Note: An address for collecting the videos will provide: rapidshare or megashare (to participants to upload and to the festival in different countries to download the videos and make editing). The videos must be max 50 mb.

Screening: I FocFest '08 is to be screened in Artist for Peace countries and will be celebrated in parallel.

Portugal (Lisbon), Turkey (Istanbul) and USA (California) confirmed already.

Production: Artists for Peace

Festival Team:

Coordination team: Alberto Cerritos, Alberto Guerreiro, Milton Dias, Sahin Ozbay, Sevgi Ürum and Pancho Peskador.

Festival Concept: Alberto Guerreiro.

Artwork, Design and Layout: Milton Dias a.k.a. m.ego ©

Events Curators: Alberto Guerreiro | Milton Dias (Portugal)
Sahin Obay | Sevgi Ürum (Turkey)
Pancho Peskador (US)

More Places and Events Curators are needed!

submission form and

Contact and submit the works by:

For further information please send E-mail to

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