Over 1500 content submissions in only 2 editions. Wow !
These are numbers !
We work for our own, self-built audience on all the main social media channels.
We also offer the opportunity for a partnership with you to cover content of your choosing.
The opportunities are endless.
The mission is to promote democratic values, not yet fully established in modern societies, through uncensored news, responsible discussion, and public open debate.
Based on the conviction that the first requirement of democracy is a well informed community.
The advancement of citizenship or community development which is focused on the community rather than the individual.
The promotion of civic responsibility and good citizenship.
The promotion of community capacity building concerned with social innovation management.
The advancement of the arts, culture, heritage.
‘Culture’ is a broad term often used in the context of advancing art or heritage.
The advancement of art covers a wide range of creative activities including promoting various forms of art at a national/professional and local/amateur level, the provision of arts facilities and encouraging high standards of art. ‘Art’ includes abstract, conceptual and performance art and representational and figurative art. All activities concerned with the advancement of art, whether visual arts or the performing arts such as music, dance and theatre.
‘Heritage’ might be regarded as part of a country’s local or national history and traditions which are passed down through successive generations. Advancing heritage includes the preservation or maintaining a particular tradition where the benefit to the public in preserving it can be considered as an added value.
The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation or the promotion of religious or racial harmony or equality and diversity.
The advancement of conflict resolution or reconciliation includes the resolution of international conflicts and relieving the suffering, poverty and distress arising through conflict on a national or international scale by identifying the causes of the conflict and seeking to resolve such conflict. The promotion of restorative justice, where all the parties come together to resolve collectively how to deal with its aftermath and its implications for the future.
The promotion of religious or racial harmony or equality and diversity, with main focus to delete conflict between people from differing races or religions or belief systems and eliminating discrimination and promoting diversity in society.
The team of Social Machinery Film Festival selects the best content which provides:
Fair and objective news, analysis, and discussion of national and international issues crucial to healthy democracies and free markets;
Strengthens civil societies by projecting democratic and pluralistic values;
Combats all forms of intolerance and promotes mutual understanding among peoples;
Provides new emerging social models for local media and filmmakers.
Furthermore assists in training to enhance media professionalism, independence and development of worldwide partnerships.
Using film and media as catalysts for cultural transformation, the Social Machinery Film Festival inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone, regardless of gender, race, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, or circumstance, can fulfill their human creative potential.
Help the team of "Social Machinery Film Festival" to protect and project the films you love.
Your support helps fulfill our mission to promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the local community and a worldwide audience.
If you had to choose one moment in cinema history to save for all eternity, what would it be ?
Considering that film is an extremely delicate medium that must be thoughtfully and lovingly cared for, we are thrilled to announce that our team is launching on an extraordinary project: "A new marketplace for the best selected movies to be distributed worldwide".
Today more than ever, independent artists and storytellers need support to develop innovative projects.
We believe that film has the power to illuminate universal truth, bridge cultures and inspire lifelong learning.
We believe film has the power to be an exciting and immersive experience for people of all ages.
We will be properly aware for so it can be explored and enjoyed by audience members like you, as well as future generations.
Your generous donation of $5, $10 or even $100 goes along way to help us share these amazing stories and to better promote this film festival.
No amount is too small.
Film festivals never make a profit, and we rely on grants, sponsors, and donations to keep the film festival running year after year.