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Global Contest

Grand Prix & Best Screenplay Award

Forever Emily
<New Zealand>Mount Aspiring College

A teenage girl is faced with deep sadness at the sudden loss of a close friend. This film tells the moving story of how, through an extraordinary experience, she accepts the loss of her friend and regains her own aspirations.
[5'06"]

Best Friendship Award

Love is all around-“friends”of love in the picture
<China>Beijing Yucai Primary School

A young boy who loves drawing, starts fundraising activities for a very ill friend. The video - based on a true story - shows how one young friend's love can make a big difference.
[5'04"]

The Global Citizen Award

Only 2 Cents
<Germany>Montessori Middle School, Düsseldorf

Every child loves Chocolate. In this film, many of those connected to its production are interviewed in order to highlight the plight of child laborers involved in the harvesting of chocolate's raw ingredient - cocoa.
[4'59"]

Best Documentary Award

The Girls Who Crossed Nomugi Pass
<Japan>Nagawa Junior High School

In the harsh conditions of 100 years ago, why did a group of young girls have to cross snowy a mountain pass at -10℃? While looking back to past, this video also looks forward to the social issues of the present and future.
[4'59"]

The K Factor Award

PAPER CHASE
<Malaysia>Section 9 Secondary School, Selangor

If one thinks about it, there are many ways to study. In this story, a young boy who loves English but has no text books, devises a simple way to study the language.
[5'15"]

The K-Factor Award is awarded to videos with creative use of technology and how much the KWN motto 'The World Through Their Eyes' is reflected.

Best Storytelling Award

Birds' Rebellion
<Russia>Yaroslavl gymnasium named after Saint Ignatius Bryanchaninov, Jolly Heels Studio

It is the year 2047. 35 years earlier - during a state of environmental destruction - the birds of the cities flock and attack, bringing the world's machines and factories grinding to a halt. As a result, humans return to a more human life.
[4'59"]

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