1st Prize Freedom Ambassador 2015 – Seamus Moran/UK “Harness” medium:Cast alloy/steel/textile/wood
2nd Prize Gabriela Tropia/UK – “Under the Cobblestones” video
3rd Prize Zhengzhou Li (Angela)/China – “Culture Shock” Video
Special Awards [ Read more ]
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:
Seamus Moran, United Kingdom gives an acceptance speech after receiving the title of Freedom Ambassador 2015 for his work “Harness” [ Read more ]
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:
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 is an actor, known for Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus (2013) and Tartak (1973). [ Read more ]
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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
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
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.
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 ]