• BIFED 2020

    Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary

    2 – 8 November 2020

PROGRAM

The catalog and program of BIFED 2020 will be published here

BIFED 2020

Since 2009, at least 24 journalists have been killed just because they protected the nature for us and for our children

The gold mining company owned by Canadians and British led to the death of 22 earth defenders in Tanzania. This massacre still continues. So do the struggles of the people who fight against these violent destructions of nature… For example, the struggle of the documentary filmmakers and journalists against the sand mafia in Tamil Nadu, India continues.

The three female directors who fight against the people who are destroying the most valuable, virgin forests of Europe in Romania, those brave Rumanian activists, camera people, and journalists…

The local people in Guatemala who fight against the nickel mining procedures; the local people of Costa Rica who put up a struggle for their land; the most beautiful Australians, French, British of the world who have devoted half a century to restore the green nature of Tamil Nadu, which was being destroyed by the sand mafia…

The entire people who struggle against coal mines in Hambach forest located in Germany’s NRW region, the little children, brave adolescents, and affectionate grandparents…

The physicians who try to treat the diseases that children contract due to the high dioxin emissions in the city of Taranto, Italy, and the journalists and the brave local people of the city…

The dignified fight against the multinational pharmaceutical companies in Uganda and Kenya that have been preventing cheaper and local production of the local people with the use of traditional local knowledge, and all of its heroes and heroines, and people who narrate their stories…

The activists, local people, and journalists who risk their lives in Vietnam and United States against Dow Chemical…

The heroic people(s) of Standing Rock and its invincible strugglers…

The brave nature defenders who risk their lives and everything they have for the sake of us and our children by defending Northern Forests, Alakır, Bergama, Mount Ida…

Your films are in safe hands.

We have received your films.

Your films reached their addresses/destinations.

We are well aware of the value of your films. We cherish them.

We will do our best so as to share these invaluable works and your efforts across the largest geography possible.

In the end, we may not be able to show all of your films. We may not be able to afford some of the screening fees and the festival’s programme may not allow us to screen as many films as we want; however, we are watching all of your films with clenched fists and tears in our eyes.

Petra Holzer & Ethem Özgüven

OUR PARTNERS

  • Bozcaada Belediye Başkanlığı Bozcaada, Türkiye

  • info@bifed.org