Youtube hosts global cinema event on May 29 in partnership with major festivals
According to Variety magazine, YouTube will host the We Are One festival, between May 29 and June 7, with an online and free exhibition of feature films and short films, between fiction and documentary, and including debates .
With the announcement of the schedule to be sent over the next few weeks, it is known that the event is being coordinated by the Tribeca festival (United States) and that it will count on the participation of other festivals, such as Cannes, Sundance, Venice, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Macau, Tokyo and Guadalajara.
The festival “will bring together curators, artists and storytellers to entertain and give some comfort to audiences from all over the world. In conjunction with extraordinary festivals and with YouTube, we hope that everyone feels what makes each festival a unique event and that they enjoy it. the art and power of a film, “said Jane Rosenthal, co-founder of the Tribeca festival, cited by Deadline.
Although the festival is free, the organization explains that viewers will be invited to make donations that will revert to the World Health Organization and to entities that are in the front of combating the pandemic of the covid-19 disease.
Globally, according to a report by the AFP news agency, the Covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 206,000 deaths and infected almost three million people in 193 countries and territories.
Recommendations for social confinement and the enactment of a state of emergency in several countries led the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to make unprecedented predictions in its nearly 75 years: the world economy may fall 3% in 2020, dragged by a contraction of 5 , 9% in the United States, 7.5% in the euro zone and 5.2% in Japan.