Launched in Mexico in March 2006 during the 4th World Water Forum, the International “Water and Film” Events are a joint initiative of the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and the French Water Academy. This international water film contest is to take place every three years in the frame of the World Water Forums.
Towards Istanbul 2009
The next International “Water and Film” Events will be held from 16 to 22 March 2009 in Istanbul, during the 5th World Water Forum, with the overall theme of “Water, People and Sustainable Development”. Around one hundred films and clips selected over a two-year period will be screened. A special price WASH will be attribute to a film about sanitation issues.
The call for entries for the next edition, which will take place in Istanbul from the 16-22 march 2009, is open until the 28th November 2008. To subscribe a film: www.riec-iwfe.org
The event aims at:
• Consolidating international citizen’s cooperation;
• Informinging the public and raising awareness about the challenges in water resource management;
• Promoting audiovisual material on the theme of water;
• Building up the image banks available on this topic