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Filmmakers to turn camera on conscience

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News | 8/15/2011 12:00:00 AM |

The Hrant Dink Foundation has issued a call for a new series of “films about conscience,” encouraging both professional and amateur filmmakers to turn their cameras on their consciences as part of a continuing project.

The Hrant Dink Foundation has issued a call for a new series of “films about conscience,” encouraging both professional and amateur filmmakers to turn their cameras on their consciences as part of a continuing project.

The undertaking, which featured several films from various genres in its first year, is inviting filmmakers from all over the world to join the endeavor again. Participants are asked to upload their short film to the website www.filmsaboutconscience.org by Sept. 15.

An international jury will choose the 20 best films, from which a special DVD will be produced. The jury will consist of such luminary figures as Arsinée Khanjian, Costa Gavras, Cüneyt Cebenoyan, Ferzan Özpetek, Hale Soygazi, Nadje Al-Ali, Rakel Dink and Serge Avedikian.

The producer of the top film will be awarded with a scholarship by the Hrant Dink Foundation.

The top 20 films will be announced Dec. 10.

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