The festival is aimed to spread and strengthen love, solidarity and human values through free and healthy social discussions. films of different formats will be screened during the festival, in which wars, violence, ecological disasters of human origin are denounced, and where peace, solidarity, humanism and global values are advocated and are aimed to restore family values.
Every year the festival unites filmmakers, musicians, psychologists, students and other artists from different countries.
Within the frameworks of the festival all participants live and share everything together, because they are united by such human values as love, peace, humanism and solidarity.
A large group of volunteers, as well as orphanage children, people with fewer opportunities have been involved in the organizational work of festival, each time proving to themselves and to the world that human capacities are not limited.
The awards will be given in the following categories:
Best message of "Faith"
Best message of "Hope"
Best message of "Love"
Best message of "Peace"
Best message of "Courage"
Best message of "Humanism"
Best message of "Patriotism"
Best message of "The Hero of Our Time"
All the participants will be given diplomas and souvenirs.
The selection committee can add an extra award category according to his discretion.
Name: "Fresco" International Spiritual-Moral Festival of Modern Art
Place and date: The festival will take place in Armenia, in 2020.
The main goals of the festival:
- Promote the re-establishment of love, solidarity and human values in public with the help of moral and cultural dialogue
- Spread international and interreligious tolerance
- Make and develop spiritual-moral films and increase the public demand towards them as an important social-cultural factor
- Activate the contact between cultural representatives and create successful cooperation field, interchange professional experience
To effectively organize and carry out the mission, a directorate was established, which staff consists of the director, producer, spiritual adviser and the Board of trustees.
For the initial choice of the films and photos, an election committee is approved.
The festival program includes sections of films and photo exhibitions. Within the festival concerts, regional camps, concerts, master classes, meetings, round tables and other events will be organized.
FILM PARTICIPATION RULES
The festival involves those types of films of the world (fiction, animation, short, debut and so on) which reject wars, ecological disasters, violence, discrimination and preach peace, tolerance, humanism, kindness, patriotism; cover the actual family problems, and are aimed at restoring family values, giving spiritual and moral education to the youth, and are about healthy lifestyle and positive world outlook
The section of films includes any kinds of films which were shot after January 2017.
Films available on the internet are not eligible
The presented films must not contain:
-Scenes and plots that offend religious feelings (of different religions)
-Scenes of cruelty and violence
-Scenes containing advertisement
-Plots promoting the use of drugs, cigarettes and alcohol
The organizers of the festival guarantee that the films will not be transferred to anyone in pursuit of profit. The directorate of the festival reserves the right to use scenes and photos from the films for advertising purposes.
"Fresco" festival is a non-profit project and all the exhibitions will be free to attend.