The current global health crisis has shut down most of the film festivals around the world. However, some of the world’s top festivals are banding together to launch “We Are One: A Global Film Festival”. The 10 days long, unique online film festival is bound to delight cinephiles around the world.
“We Are One” will be produced and organized by New York Tribeca Enterprises and will be hosted by YouTube. The online festival will include films programmed by major film festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, Locarno, Karlovy Vary and many more.
Free Online Film Festival for All
The online festival is scheduled to run from May 29 to June 7 and will be streamed at https://www.youtube.com/weareone.
In addition, the free online festival will also be ad-free, and the viewers will be able to provide funds to help the World Health Organization by donations.
Furthermore, the official program will include features, shorts and documentary movies along with music and discussions. Moreover, the full schedule will be released closer to the event and each participating festival will curate its own programming.
And here is a list of the participating festivals:
- Annecy International Animation Film Festival
- Berlin International Film Festival
- BFI London Film Festival
- Cannes Film Festival
- Guadalajara International Film Festival
- International Film Festival & Awards Macao
- Jerusalem Film Festival
- Mumbai Film Festival
- Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
- Locarno Film Festival
- Marrakech International Film Festival
- New York Film Festival
- San Sebastian International Film Festival
- Sarajevo Film Festival
- Sundance Film Festival
- Sydney Film Festival
- Tokyo International Film Festival
- Toronto International Film Festival
- Tribeca Film Festival
- Venice Film Festival
Jane Rosenthal, of Tribeca Enterprises, said the following in recent statement :
“We often talk about film’s uniquely powerful role in inspiring and uniting people across borders and differences to help heal the world. All of the world needs healing right now. “We Are One: A Global Film Festival unites curators, artists and storytellers to entertain and provide relief to audiences worldwide.
In working with our extraordinary festival partners and YouTube, we hope that everyone gets a taste of what makes each festival so unique and appreciates the art and power of film.