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    26 November 2014



    Student Short Film Competition on Human Rights 2014
    Media are invited to award ceremony and film screening

    'This is how we see Integration'

    VIENNA, 26 November (UN Information Service) - The winners of the Student Short Film Competition on Human Rights will be announced at an award ceremony tomorrow (Thursday 27 November) and the winning films will be screened at the event at Topkino in Vienna. This is the sixth year of the competition in which students from Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia between the ages of of 10 and 20 years are invited to capture their ideas on short films.

    The organizers identify a theme every year for the competition, and this year students were invited to send their contributions, which should not be longer than 3 minutes, on integration .

    The competition was launched by the Film Festival on Human Rights "this human world" under the auspices of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Austria with the support of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs .

    SPEAKERS:     Lisa Wegenstein, Project Coordinator, This Human World Film Festival (THW)

                              Martin Nesirky, Director, UN Information Service (UNIS) Vienna

                              Ruth Schoeffl, UNHCR office in Austria

    WHEN:             Thursday, 27 November 2014, from 18:30 to 19:15

    WHERE:           Topkino, Rahlgasse 1, 1060 Vienna

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    For further information or interview requests please contact:

    Irene Hoeglinger-Neiva
    Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4448
    Mobile: (+43) 699-1459-4448
    Email: irene.hoeglinger-neiva[at]


    Lisa Wegenstein
    Mobile: (+43) 676-84947066
    Email: schulfilmprojekt[at]