Daily Monitor: Tony Blair Faith Foundation Film Competition Offers Young People Chance to Correct Religious Presumptions
The Tony Blair Faith Foundation’s global film competition, Faith Shorts is open and calling for entries. Any young person aged between 14 - 27 is invited to submit a short film showing how their faith inspires them. Judges include: Tony Blair, Hugh Jackman, Dawn French and Jet Li. Prizes include an all-expenses paid trip to London to attend red carpet VIP Awards Ceremony at 195 Piccadilly, the home of BAFTA.
The annual film competition gives young people between 14 and 27 years old the opportunity to communicate what their faith means to them in their own words and take their story to a global stage.
Through sharing personal stories and providing insights to their world, young people are given the chance to correct some of the presumptions that exist around religion and religious views, and show that faith means different things to different people. The competition also counters the notion that religion is not only a source of conflict. For the last two years Faith Shorts has been inundated with stories of solidarity, strength and solace. The previous winning films can be seen on the Faith Shorts website...
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