Living together

Interfaith Short Film Festival & Conference

Tuesday, December 7th

10 am CET @zoom

Keynote speaker

Fernand de Varennes
UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues

Event activities

  • Screening of short films from Asia and Middle East/Northern Africa
  • Discussions with expert panelists:
    • How do these films address good practice of inter-faith understanding? Can these films serve as tools for education that contribute to inter-faith understanding?
    • What challenges related to inter-faith understanding surface in the making of such films and use of them for educational purposes? How may such challenges be overcome or dealt with?
  • Announcement of winners of international short film competition
  • Launch of new web stories on interfaith understanding and co-existance

Expert panels

Sriprapha Petcharamesree

Senior advisor ASEAN University Network for Human Rights Education

Saad Salloum

Director of MASARAT for Education and Culture, Iraq

Rasha Saba

Minority Rights Group International, Head of Middle East/Northern Africa Program (co-organizer)

Mark Lattimer

Ceasefire Center for Civilian Rights (co-organizer)

Pankaj Butali

Film director, India

Zahavi Sanjavi

Film director, Iraqi Kurdistan

Ayari Ghassen

Director, Attalaki for Religious Freedom, Tunis

Seruni Fausia


Putu Eka Guna Yasa

BASABali Wiki, Indonesia


Ingvill Thorson Plesne

Researcher and project manager, Inclusive Citizenship project, HL-senteret, Oslo

Sivin Kit

Lutheran World Federation, Geneva

Project partners

Main organiser HL-senteret, Inclusive Citizenships Project

For more information about the project, see