Youtube has collaborated with prominent film festivals across the world to host a global film festival, We Are One, which is also absolutely free for its viewers. Feature, short, and documentary films from around the world will be streamed on Youtube for 10 days, starting May 29.
Funds generated from this festival will be used for COVID 19 relief work. From thrilling 360 Virtual Realities to sentimental documentaries, this visual feast is for anyone and everyone.
Here are the highlights:-
MAMI – Mumbai Academy of Moving Images
From the heart of Bollywood, Mumbai City, MAMI contributes four masterpieces. Watch out for The Brat, a short film on a mother who teaches her son kindness through bedtime stories and Eeb Allay Ooo, a socially engaging tale of the disenfranchised workforce in India.
New York Film Festival
This festival was started in 2009 as a platform for Indie filmmakers and international artists to make their mark in the US film industry. Two of the must-watch short movies by NYFF are Dramatic Relationships, a satire on the male gaze showing the relationship between a director and his actresses and Parsi, a sight for sore eyes featuring cinematography shot with 360-degree cameras while exploring Mariano Blatt’s poem “No es”
Cannes Film Festival
Cannes is bringing a lot more to the table than just your typical short movies. Buckle up for some great animation with And then the bear. Also, a short movie to look out for is Butterflies, a dramatic story of a family road trip that might turn out to be their last one.
Venice Film Festival
In business since 1932, this festival is one of the oldest in Europe. It is bringing a combination of comedy and drama to your screens with short movies like Mary is happy, Mary is happy, a coming-of-age story about a college girl who daydreams a lot.
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Tribeca Film Festival
A prominent platform for independent filmmakers, this festival was born in Manhattan, USA. Watch the journey of an egg from farm to table in Egg, a cult classic Motorcycle Drives By and Ricky Powell: The Individualist.
Tokyo International Film Fest
This festival is one of the biggest Asian film festivals. Its movies are sure to make you laugh out loud. Don’t miss the satirical comedy The Yalta Conference Online, which reimagines conversation between the Big three Allied leaders during World War II and Tremble All You Want a tale of a girl and her crush.
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