PLURAL+ 2009

On 18 December 2009, the PLURAL+ 2009 Youth Video Festival Awards Ceremony was held at The Paley Center for Media in New York City. A special thank you from the PLURAL+ 2009 Team and the Partner Organizations to all the young media makers who participated in PLURAL+ 2009. Your videos are powerful, inspiring and show remarkable talent and commitment to building a more inclusive and cohesive world.

To see the Awards Ceremony program, please click here.

The PLURAL + 2009 Award winning videos:

Warda by Palestinian Children from the Arab Educational Institute, Bethlehem (5:00 min, Belgium/Palestine, 2008)
PLURAL+2009 International Jury Award (Age 9-12)
PLURAL+2009 CHINH India Award
PLURAL+2009 Paley Center for Media Education Award
PLURAL+2009 Respect Award

Something to Exchange by Francesca Portalupi, Veronica Owusu Kyei, Chaimaa Zouine, Janira Incio Noe, Laura Bevione, Vesna Scepanovic, Gabriella Bordin (4:58 min, Italy, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 International Jury Award (age18-25)

Who Am I by Youngmin Kim (4:52 min, Republic of Korea, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 International Jury Award (Age 13-17)
PLURAL+ 2009 CHINH India Award

Other award winning videos 2009:

What Floor? by Khalid Berkouz (2:40 min, France, 2009) part of the Belonging project
PLURAL + 2009 Respect Award

Adil by Sakshi Gulati with Chinh Youth (4:49 min, India, 2009)
PLURAL+2009 CHINH India Award

Diversity makes the world colorful by Giulia Peruzzotti, Giulia Colella, Gabriele Squizzato & Liceo Scientifico “Leonardo da Vinci” (2:50 min, Italy, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Paley Center for Media Education Award
PLURAL+ 2009 Scalabrini International
PLURAL+ 2009 Migration Network Award

Meeting in Mars by 1st and 2nd Grade students of Instituto Marlin Azul (2:00 min, Vitoria, Brazil, 2008)
PLURAL+ 2009 Nexos Un Esfuerzo Colectivo Award

Sugar Cane Hopes by Leandro Perez, Freddy Ogando and Xu Xiang with Global Potential (5:00 min, USA/Dominican Republic, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Respect Award

After the Parting by Faten Wasim Alnabelsy (1:59 min, Jordan, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Royal Film Commission of Jordan Award

The story behind just another nationality by Jane Johannes (4:21 min, The Netherlands, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Anna Lindh Euro-Med Award
PLURAL+ 2009 COPEAM Award

482 by Michael Moskalenko and Olga Volynska (4:42 min, Ukraine, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 BaKaFORUM Award
PLURAL+ 2009 UNTV Short Feature Award

Does it take to be overcome by change? by Adama Sidibe (3:38 min, Mali, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Royal Film Commission of Jordan Award

Circling Around by Veronia Anandaraja (1:43 min, United Kingdom, 2008)
part of the Belonging project
PLURAL + 2009 Creativity Award

I’m Hungry by students from Liege Public School with Marie-Louise Colon and Delphine Hermans (5:00 min, Belgium, 2008)
PLURAL+2009 Paley center for Media Education award
PLURAL+2009 Royal Film Commission of Jordan Award

Waiting to leave or to live by Ghazaleh Alimohammadiha with North of England Refugee Service (5:00 min, United Kingdom, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Aljadeed Award

SFAT the mihaids ballad by Yuki Flavia Bagnardi (5:00 min, Italy, 2009)
PLURAL+ 2009 Roots and Routes Award

My big happy family by Jacob Severijn Heijmans (4:12, The Netherlands, 2008)
PLURAL+ 2009 Honorable Mention Award

Migration by Marco Giovanny & Panchi Jima (5:00 min, Ecuador, 2008)
PLURAL+ 2009 Center for Migration Studies Award

Following the December 18 Award Ceremony at The Paley Center for Media in New York, the winning videos have been packaged into the PLURAL + Program for distribution throughout 2010. For more information, please see the distribution page