Refugee Voices in Film

From South Sudan to Central America, from Somalia to Afghanistan, 'Refugee Voices in Film', 4th Edition, presented the stories of individual refugees around the globe....

CineGouna hosted a roundtable discussion titled ‘Refugee Voices in the Film Industry’ on Saturday 21 September, sponsored by the International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) and within the framework of the GFF’s Cinema of Humanity Initiative....

'Beyond the Raging Sea' premieres at the El Gouna Film Festival to a sold out screening. The epic documentary made under the patronage of the UN Refugee Agency and directed by Marco Orsini combines a poignant humanitarian message with high adventure and explicitly aiims to raise awareness of the global refugee crisis....

The IEFTA collaborated on the 2nd edition of El Gouna Film Festival (EGFF) whose goal lies in connecting filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa with their international counterparts. The mission of El Gouna Film Festival is to showcase a diverse selection of films for a passionate and knowledgeable audience and to foster better communication between different cultures through the art of filmmaking. The spirit of the Festival is one of discovery; it strives to be a catalyst for the development...

IEFTA Springboard at El Gouna Film Festival - CineGouna This September saw the 2nd edition of El Gouna Film Festival (EGFF) who's mission is to showcase a diverse selection of films for a passionate and knowledgeable audience to foster better communication between different cultures through the art of filmmaking. The Festival is committed to the discovery of new voices and strives to be a catalyst for the development of Cinema in the Arab World, particularly through it's CineGouna Platform. This year’s ‘Cinema for Humanity’ theme echoed...

The IEFTA held a private cocktail reception to honour The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) at Plage 45 following the Refugee Voices in Film screening on Sunday May 13, 2018. Over 300 people joined together to celebrate the UNHCR team and talented filmmakers who stand #WithRefugees. 11 representatives from various UNHCR offices attended the events in Cannes to support the 3rd edition of Refugee Voices in Film at the Doc Corner of the Maché du Film and spread awareness of the...

Witness the diverse use of film in addressing one of the most poignant global humanitarian crises of our time. IEFTA hosted the 3rd Edition of the Refugee Voices in Film series in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and Marché du Film. The program explored the power of refugee testimonials with a focus on the Rohingya crisis, Yemen, the Horn of Africa, and Syria. 11 UNHCR team members, including the UNHCR Representative of France, Ralf H.W. Gruenert and UNHCR...

The 2nd annual Refugee Voices in Film screenings with Doc Corner at this years Cannes Film Festival explored UNHCR's innovative approaches to refugee messaging, with a particular focus on the Mediterranean and mixed migration movements....

UNHCR delegates and filmmakers stood with refugees at a cocktail reception on the beach hosted by IEFTA in honour of UNHCR....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/kNFITTBDYG0"][vc_column_text]President of IEFTA, Marco Orsini: "I am humbled to have had a hand in the creation of the UNHCR Dangerous Crossings campaign song, marking the launch of a major UNHCR awareness campaign. Dangerous Crossings shines a light on the dangers of refugee migrations from Africa to war-stricken Yemen via the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, and sends a key message: think twice before making the perilous journey." #DangerousCrossings #UNHCR #refugees #Egypt #WithRefugees[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Dear IEFTA supporters, The Festival de Cannes is just around the corner. Mark your calendars and be sure to save these dates. IEFTA SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE 70th CANNES FILM FESTIVAL [vc_row][vc_column width='1/3'] FRIDAY 19 May 2017 17:00 hrs - 19:00 hrs IEFTA in partnership with IFIB presents Dhaka to Cannes: A Celebration of Talent Honouring participating Bangladeshi filmmakers from this year's inaugural Dhaka to Cannes initiative, as well as Mongolian filmmakers, Watersprite participants and Bangladeshi HNW contributors. Plage Royale, Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes[/vc_column] [vc_column width='1/3'] SUNDAY...

UNHCR campaign spreads awareness about dangers of Yemen sea crossings UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today launched a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa to war-stricken Yemen and highlighting the horrendous conditions and rising risks in Yemen. More than 117,000 refugees and migrants arrived in Yemen in 2016. Many were lured by smugglers to take the perilous boat journey across the high seas in search of protection or...

The "Voices for Refugees" Conference at 2016 Cannes Film Festival held on 18th May 2016 was a well attended event highlighting this humanitarian tragedy, a topic in the forefront of news and media....

Voices for Refugees Gala Evening & IEFTA's 10th Anniversary - An evening dedicated to engaging the power of film industry leaders to be a catalyst of transformation for Refugees....

The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) in cooperation with The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and The Marché du Film is pleased to announce an all day event at 2016 Cannes Film Festival....

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