Not only Festival
A “WINDOW” THAT LOOKS OUT ONTO TODAY’S SOCIETY
The Sabaoth International Film Festival is not an event or an experience that starts and ends without leaving trace.
On the contrary, it aims at being a “window” that looks out onto today’s society: a place in which to narrate things that often cannot be narrated elsewhere.
This is the premise for the Special Section ““Give voice to those who have none” and each edition explores an issue related to human rights being violated in our present age.
In the 2008 edition, visibility and voice was given to the massacres taking place in Orissa, India,with representatives from Amnesty International, the PIME (Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions) and Missione Possibile.
The 2011 edition was dedicated to defending the dignity of women, with a series of discussion groups, round tables and screenings held by expert professional speakers who explored the theme of abuse and violence that women endure, especially domestic violence.
“Give voice to the dignity of women – breaking the silence” was the theme for the Special Category short film competition that the SIFF organized on a parallel to the main festival.
2013 FILM FESTIVAL
2013 will mark the fifth edition of the Festival and will most certainly be an important year.
The special section “Give voice to those who have none” will be dedicated to the theme of disability.
“Differently able or able differently?” is the title of the special short film competition that, similarly to the previous edition, will have no admission cost and be open to all, especially young people.