Major film festivals unite for free global streaming event

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More than 20 film festivals around the world are teaming up for a 10-day streaming event.

That's right. We Are One: A Global Film Festival, will be hosted by YouTube from May 29.

It will feature BFI London Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival and Marrakech International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival, among others.

The event is set to raise funds for the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

It comes after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and cancelled several film festivals.

 

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