2014 Awards
Nov 2014 10

1st Prize Freedom Ambassador 2015 – Seamus Moran/UK “Harness” medium:Cast alloy/steel/textile/wood

Seamus Moran_UK_Harness

2nd Prize Gabriela Tropia/UK – “Under the Cobblestones” video

Gabriela Tropia- Under the Cobblestones

3rd Prize Zhengzhou Li (Angela)/China – “Culture Shock” Video

Special Awards [ Read more ]

2014 Exhibition
Nov 2014 10

Photography Gosia Janik [ Read more ]

6th PFF Private View and Awards Ceremony
Nov 2014 09

On the 8th November 2014 again we had a chance to celebrate Freedom in arts and media, and host prominent artists and special guests. On that night our judges and guest artists handed out Freedom Awards along with Films Awards. We were also lucky to listen to speeches on lack of freedom in our western societies given by Danish journalist, Lars Hadegaard and PFF director, Marianna Fox.

Just have a look a some most memorable moments:

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Seamus Moran, United Kingdom gives an acceptance speech after receiving the title of Freedom Ambassador 2015 for his work “Harness” [ Read more ]

2014 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
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6th PASSION FOR FREEDOM FESTIVAL 5th-15th NOVEMBER

Private View and Galla: 

Saturday 8th November 6.00-9.00

PRESENTING SHORTLISTED ARTWORKS, SELECTED BOOKS AND JOURNALISTS

THE FREEDOM AWARDS FOR THE FILM AND VISUAL ARTS WILL BE

ANNOUNCED DURING THE PRIVATE VIEW GALA.

Please confirm your attendance writing to:

RSVP@passionforfreedom.co.uk [ Read more ]

Special Guests for Movie Evenings
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Tuesday – 11th November – 6:30pm - Book Event

“Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus”

Film Screening followed by Panel Discussion hosted by starring actor Oleg Sidorchik.

oleg sidorchik

Oleg Sidorchik is an actor, known for Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus (2013) and Tartak (1973).  [ Read more ]

Shortlisted Artists 2014
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The 50 artists shortlisted for the Passion For Freedom Art Festival 2014

Shortlisted artworks will be exhibited at the Embassy Tea Gallery from 5th till 15th November 2014. The winners and the Freedom Ambassador for 2015 will be announced during the award ceremony on Saturday the 8th of November 2014. [ Read more ]

Films 2014
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The Film Section of the festival selects film makers who’ve proven their passion
for freedom in a politically correct or sensitive environment whilst answering
with their work 3 questions:

1. WHAT IS FREEDOM?
2. HOW EASY IS IT TO LOSE IT?
3. HOW HARD IS IT TO GET IT BACK?

Recognizing the importance of documentary and feature films in freedom
movements, the Film Section of the festival has short-listed films for their
artistic values and meaningful impact on societies.

All the trailers of the nominees are being published on the festival
Youtube channel inspiring thousands of concerned citizens to watch quality films.
Set in a special setting of a gallery venue, surrounded by the various art
creations of the festival, we have arrange screenings for the awarded films followed
by a talk with the film makers for more than a hundred members of the audience.

Every day a new trailer will be published. Watch this space Watch these movies. [ Read more ]

Journalists 2014
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This is a celebration of freedom in journalism

Passion for Freedom recognizes journalists whose work has protected freedom in our world and provided the public with truthful information. Investigative journalists, despite personal danger and challenges in obtaining resources to carry out their work, continue to play a key role in uncovering wrong doing and exposing crimes that undermine democracy and human freedom. [ Read more ]

Books 2014
Sep 2014 08

Books 2014

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Passion for Freedom Festival celebrates writers who passionately discuss subjects related to freedom in a politically correct or sensitive environment and who elucidate the value and fragility of freedom in our societies.

Selected Books for Passion for Freedom Festival 2014

  1. The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham
  2. Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
  3. Woman: Acceptable Exploitation for Profit by Shreela Flather
  4. How We Invented Freedom & Why It Matters by Daniel Hannan
  5. The Arrest of Ai Weiwei by Barnaby Martin
  6. Islamophilia by Douglas Murray
  7. The Imam’s Daughter by Hannah Shah
  8. Agent Storm: My Life Inside al-Qaeda by Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister
  9. Magna Carta – The Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015 by Nicholas Vincent
  10. Sharia versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism by Andrew G. Bostom

[ Read more ]

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We are delighted to inform you that Izabela Maciejewska, graduate of the
Vladislav Strzeminski Art Academy in Lodz has been shortlisted for the VI art
festival Passion for Freedom in London. During  the festival that takes place
from the 5th to the 15th of November 2014 there was presented artwork of defiant
artists who protect freedom and human rights, and expose surrounding us
hypocrisy, obliqueness and censorship.

by ASP Lodz

The most interesting pieces from 52 artists from all over the world, including
Poland, have been shortlisted for the exhibition by the judges.

This year PFF has nominated 15 movies, 10 books, 10 journalists and 52 top class
artists from all over the world (including Poland, UK, Peru, Venezuela, Iran,
Israel, Syria, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Ukraine, Germany, Belgium, the
Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, USA and Australia). Some of the
artists are using aliases to escape oppression, some of them can’t even come to
the festival because of imprisonment or ban for leaving their home country; they
are intimidated and cannot talk to the media. The youngest artist is 18 years
old, the oldest – 64.
[ Read more ]