It’s Creative

A world class film festival platform to showcase and voice out young creative filmmaking talents.

It’s Youthful

Young people between the age of 14 to 25 from the Salesian world have an opportunity to showcase their novel ideas globally through short films.

It’s Global

A two-day festival that takes place simultaneously in almost 135 countries featuring young filmmakers and new voices.

It’s Rewarding

The winners of DBGYFF 2023, Season will be rewarded with fabulous cash awards totaling 100,000 Euros.



SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

Submit your Short film in any genre on the theme not exceeding 5 minutes.

SUBMISSION THEME

“Love builds Peace and Solidarity”
All films with a storytelling element related to the theme.

SUBMISSION CLOSES

The Final Deadline for DBGYFF 2023 is Monday 31 July,2023.



AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Ten Global Bests

  • Best Global Juniors
  • Best Global Seniors

Seventy Regional Bests

  • Best Ten - Africa Madagascar
  • Best Ten - Inter America
  • Best Ten - America South Cone
  • Best Ten - East Asia & Oceania
  • Best Ten - Europe & Middle East
  • Best Ten - North & Central Europe
  • Best Ten - South Asia



INFLAME THE WORLD WITH LOVE

Pope Francis affirms in a very prophetic way, “the world has to become contagious with hope, and we need to be equipped with the antivirus of Justice, Charity and Solidarity.”

“Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things!”

“Young people, dream, rise up, take risks, look at life with a new smile, go forwards, do not be fearful!”


A WORD FROM OUR LEADER



The motto ‘Love builds Peace & Solidarity’ invites young people to dream big and emerge as ambassadors of love, and sow seeds of peace and solidarity among all peoples.





Festival of Youth

DBGYFF is indeed the first of its kind, a world-class festival platform offered to young people to contribute to the common good.

Voice of Love

DBGYFF strives to embrace, encourage and empower every young person to become the voice of love, peace and solidarity.

Global Fiesta

Millions of youth all over the world will unite as a global force to experience the love-filled film fiesta and in turn strive make the world a better place.

Rise up Humanity

The reconstruction of humanity and the restoration of Justice, Peace and Solidarity is the most urgent need to be addressed by the youth.



STORIES ON HUMAN LIFE

WHEN

The festival is scheduled to be held on Friday and Saturday, 13 & 14 October 2023

WHERE

135 Countries Multiple venues in each country.

HOW

48 hours - around all time-zone.
 

ONLINE STREAMING

DBGYFF will also be streamed online.




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