Deadline: 2nd November 2023 | opening intercultural exchange and contributes to making visible the alternative narratives that reflect the current state of Culture of Peace and Human Dignity.

This festival aims to turn information into knowledge. The festival seeks to promote SDGs 10, 16, and 17.

The third edition of the Knowmad Short Film Festival (KSFF) aims to bring visibility to the current situation of the Culture of Peace and Human Dignity. The goal of the second installment of the festival is to promote and celebrate the diversity of human cultures, mental health awareness and peacebuilders through the lens of film.

The KSFF will be a hybrid festival using online and offline spaces to engage audiences in
celebrating cultural diversity through the lens of dignity and human rights.

The KSFF contributes to the dissemination of the experiences of communities and individuals who contribute to the construction of peace, the preservation of the ethnosphere, promote sustainable development, and generate opportunities in a resilient and contextual way.

At Knowmad Institut we work to give voice and action to Human Dignity and Human Rights in public and private policies.

Knowmad Short Film Festival value works that:

– Have high regard for the narrative, characters and its technical aspects and how these elements are creatively weaved together into one coherent whole using elements of cinema to portray the plight, struggles and triumphs of advocating Human Dignity and Human Rights.

– Visually and appropriately represent the groups, individuals, communities and collectives paving the way for a more inclusive & sustainable society.

– Explore the boundaries of originality, creativity and independence in presenting the film; and,

– Explore new ways to inspire audiences and enrich their appreciation of human dignity and human rights that will spark discussions and impact the society.

Knowmad Short Film Festival: Linking Human Dignity with the Seventh Art


The objective of the festival is to make visible the situation of human rights through the democratization of cinematography and the lens of people living in traditionally invisibilized territories as a way of preserving the ethnosphere.

The final selection of short films will be used to make a Film Essay.

Find out more and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 2nd November, 2023