Le Temps Presse has been a socially and politically committed festival since 2011. It has welcomed more than 1050 young film makers from 67 different countries over five years.
More than ever we want to highlight this talented youth by broadcasting their vision of the world.
This festival deals with the Sustainable Development Goals. These 17 Goals have been adopted by UN states members to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all”.
For more information: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals
2016 award ceremony
The Film 8
8 internationally well known film makers made the film “8”, produced by President and founder of the festival Le Temps Presse, Marc Oberon. This movie was the origin of the festival, which is now at its sixth ceremony.
“8” consists of eight short films each being about one of the eight Millennium Development Goals. This campaign was brought in September 2000 by Kofi Annan in the United Nations ; the 191 governments which the UN is composed of committed themselves to reduce by half poverty in the world by 2015. The film was broadcast on YouTube on February, 5th 2010 and now has over 2,5 million views.