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MY HERO 17th Annual International Film Festival is this Saturday, December 4th!

by Jeanne Meyers, MY HERO Co-Founder and Director from United States

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

November 30, 2021

This Saturday, December 4th, we are delighted to be hosting The MY HERO International Film Festival. The world-renowned festival showcases inspiring short films about activist heroes.  

You, your families and friends are all invited as our guests.  

This year’s prize winners come from across the USA, South Africa, New Zealand, Germany, Poland, the UK, Pakistan and more.  Ryan CooglerGabrielle GormanTiffany ShlainFrank MarshallAlbert Maysles and Kayla Briët and many other professional and youth filmmakers have won festival awards in the past

We hope you can attend our online event and see the amazing films by talented filmmakers from around the world. You will have a front row seat!

 

Come see our distinguished presenters:

Eva Haller, philanthropist and mentor to generations of women, will present the Women Transforming Media Award

Kathy Eldon, of Creative Visions Foundation, will present the Dan Eldon Activist Award, which is awarded each year to a filmmaker who best uses media to bring about positive change. 

Ron Kovicrenowned author, painter and activist, will present the annual Ron Kovic Peace Prize, which awards $1000 to the filmmaker who most effectively addresses the issue of peace. 

Esther Wojcickiesteemed media arts educator, author and co-founder of Tractwill present the WOJ Youth Reporter Award.

Judith Anderson, founder of The Foundation for the Contemporary Family, will present the Relationships First Award.

 

Come and meet our prize winners:

The Goldman Environmental Prize is being recognized by MY HERO as the 2021 MY HERO Media Award for their work supporting environmental activists working to save our environment from destruction. 

Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Blythe Lappé are being awarded the 2021 MY HERO Global Educator Award for their book, "Diet for a Small Planet" and their work with smallplanet.org, changing millions of lives around the world. 

Holly Carter, founder of BYkids, will receive MY HERO's 2021 Global Educator Award for her work pairing master filmmakers with youth from around the world to create short documentaries about globally relevant issues. 

and more! 

 

Special thanks to Eva Haller for her support of the MY HERO International Film Festival. 

Date and Time: 

Saturday, December 4th at 5pm EST / 2pm PST

For more details, please visit myhero.com/FilmFestival

Click here to REGISTER to attend this special event

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