PLURAL+ Insight Award 2013: winner announced

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And the winner is…

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The Insight Film Festival is proud to announce that it has awarded Gabriella Dhillon, a young Indonesian filmmaker, the first PLURAL+ Insight Award, for the short film Indian Chinese? (05.00)

The Awards Ceremony

The award, to director Gabriella Dhillon, has been made in association with the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, an initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. It will be presented at the PLURAL+ Awards Ceremony to be held in New York on 5 December 2013.

PLURALaward winners are invited to New York to present their work at the Awards Ceremony, with opportunities for professional development, co-productions, and international exposure through the PLURALdistribution network.

Since its inception in 2009, the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival has received over 700 entries from 90 countries. Winning videos have been screened in dozens of festivals and cinemas, and broadcast on television networks throughout the world. PLURAL+ aims to extend the reach of the competition still further

The Award Partners

PLURAL + is a youth-produced video festival that encourages young people to explore migration, diversity and social inclusion, and to share their creative vision with the world.

The Insight Film Festival provides a forum for the celebration of filmmaking focusing on the theme of ‘faith’ and includes filmmakers and those interested in film from all faiths and none.

The judges awarded the PLURAL+ Insight Award trophy to a film that ‘best features, touches upon or explores a notion of faith’.

Gabriella’s film graphically explores some of the real issues facing families of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds and offers hope through its positive portrayal of people who care for each other.

The PLURAL+ Insight Award trophy

The PLURAL+ Insight trophy contains the ancient Celtic symbol of a Celtic Knot. The trophy was made in Wales out of slate and wood.

Links

For further information contact: info@insightfestival.com

PDF version of press release for download: PLURAL+ Insight Award: Winner announced