Knowmad Short Film Festival

Knowmad Short Film Festival

Knowmad Short Film Festival is a creative endeavor of the Knowmad Institut aligned to share and apply the experiences of communities and individuals, solve problems and generate opportunities in a resilient and contextual way. The goal is to transform information into knowledge.

We are Knowmads: creative, imaginative, innovative and collaborative people who use technology to build bridges and work with anyone who promotes human dignity, anywhere and anytime to make this world a better place.

At the Knowmad Institut we strive to give voice and actions to Human Dignity and Human Rights in public and private policies.

 

KNOWMAD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL value works that:

  • Have high regard for the narrative, characters and its technical aspects and how these elements are creatively weaved together into one coherent whole using elements of cinema to portray the plight, struggles and triumphs of advocating Human Dignity and Human Rights
  • Visually and appropriately represent the groups, individuals, communities and collectives paving the way for more inclusive society
  • Explore the boundaries of originality, creativity and independence in presenting the film; and,
  • Explore new ways to excite audiences and enrich their appreciation of human dignity and human rights that will spark discussions and impact the society

KNOWMAD INSTITUT

We are Knowmads: creative, imaginative, innovative and collaborative people who use technology to build bridges and work with anyone who promotes human dignity, anywhere and anytime to make this world a better place.

At the Knowmad Institut we strive to give voice and actions to Human Dignity and Human Rights in public and private policies.

We are People

  • We are people of different origins, experiences, generations and lands who form this team and partnerships.
  • We are the people who want to improve your lives and increase respect for your dignity and rights.
  • We want a fairer future for the generations to come and ourselves.

We are Knowledge

  • We share our knowledge and collaborate with others to improve what we generate within our collective intelligence.
  • We generate, share and collaborate to expand the scope of our studies and ideas.
  • Our actions and arguments are based on facts and science.
  • We promote research and science.
  • We want Knowledge to be at the service of people.

We are Global Citizens

  • Our goal is to improve the lives of all beings on this planet.
  • We are concerned about the current global chaos and uncertainty.
  • We are working to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
  • We work with anyone who promotes human dignity, at any time and in any place without prejudice or discrimination.
  • We want our actions to have an effect on the global stage.

We are Technology

  • We use new and emerging technologies to improve how we work.
  • We leverage on technologies to increase our impact and reach.
  • We want technology to augment our humanity.

We are Actions

  • We bring the initiatives and voices of all we represent to the United Nations and other international organizations to make a global impact.
  • We are part of the Berlin Declaration.
  • We are part of the founders group of the Rome Consensus 2.0.
  • We are observers at WIPO.
  • We are members of the Global Compact and the DGCN.
  • We are members of VNGOC and NYNGOC.
  • We want to be seen and heard by policy and decision makers, whether we agree with their positions or not.

We are NOT AFRAID OF FAILURE

  • We are constantly learning, unlearning and adopting new ideas.
  • We are only as strong as the added strength of our experts, members, allies and networks.
  • We want to change the world.