Jeevika film entries should bring to light the following content
a) To document the livelihood challenges of the rural and urban poor across Asia.
b) Identify and bring to light policies and social, religious and cultural practices which prevent people from earning an honest living.
c) Advocate with the policy makers for changes in policies and with social leaders for changes in practices that can have far-reaching impacts on the lives of the poor.
The subject of the films must be on the livelihood of the individuals & communities of the following nations:
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Thailand, Tajikistan, Taiwan.
1.3 FILMAKERS: The filmmakers can be of any nationality.
1.4 LANGUAGE: The entry could be in any language. It must have English sub-titles.
1.5 DURATION: There is no minimum or maximum limit to the duration of the entry.
2. ENTRY CONDITIONS
3. EVALUATION PROCESS
The directors/producers of short listed entries will be notified by the last week of November 2014 and may be requested to send stills & more copies of films for multiple screenings. They are also invited to participate in the Festival 2014, New Delhi, especially to introduce and discuss their films.
Jury: The five-member Jury will meet to evaluate the shortlisted entries and select the four winners.
For a blind and fair review, the identities of the Screening Committee and Jury members will not be disclosed until the declaration of the final result.
4. BEYOND Jeevika 2014
CCS would like to screen select shortlisted films as part of the Livelihood Campaign in CCS seminars, various schools, colleges, cultural centers & organisations and at festivals in different parts of the country and the world. CCS would like to partner with other organisations to organise the Jeevika Festival in other countries, states and cities of the region. CCS would appreciate any such initiative by the directors and organisations.