WIN! The first ever One World Media Festival to take Place in London 8 & 9 November 2013 & you can win tickets to the closing show - Bono and Geldof are C**ts! - COMPETITION

Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Win One World Media Festival ticketsThe One World Media Festival has been on our radar for a little while now and I am quite honoured to be able to offer tickets to comedienne Jane Bussmann's closing night one woman comedy show Bono & Geldof Are C**ts on the evening of Saturday 9 November.

The festival runs over two days (8 & 9 November) at the University College London and will play host to a number of sessions including; World Cinema film screenings, debates, talks and Question Answer sessions focussed on connecting people and minds to create a global conversation.

The first-ever One World Media Festival brings together the most innovative minds from across the global media industry for two days of insight and inspiration. 

The festival builds on from the success of the annual One World Media Week and will host a two-day event with a diverse range of events for all those interested in media and its relation to human rights, development and international affairs. All events will take place at University College London and are free, however tickets are limited and must be booked in advance online.

One World Media Festival Poster
One World Media Festival Poster
With two full days of keynote presentations, industry panels, film screenings and networking opportunities, the festival provides a forum for conversations about the media’s portrayal of the Global South and how this impacts on international journalism and filmmaking today.

Sessions include:
  • Putting the ‘Foreign’ back into Foreign Correspondent
  • Exclusive screening of Wadjda, the first feature-length film made by a female director from Saudi Arabia, Haifaa al-Mansour
Video: Wadjda Official Trailer
  • The Challenges of Reflecting a New Africa
  • South Park comedy writer Jane Bussmann’s live show Bono and Geldof are C**ts
  • Get it Made, Get it Seen: how to get your documentary off the ground
Guest speakers include: Binyavanga Wainaina, award-winning Kenyan journalist and author of satirical essay How to Write About Africa, Peter Barron, Google’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs; Mark Kaigwa, cutting-edge digital media consultant from Nairobi; Ben Sutherland, journalist, producer and blogger for the BBC’s World Have Your Say, among other filmmakers, journalists, digital gurus, and writers covering global stories.

Wadjda Film Poster
Wadjda Film Poster ZOOM
Alongside the sessions, the festival will also present a selection of films from around the world. On Friday, the film programme will explore approaches to representations of the Global South by both locals and western filmmakers.

Highlights include Wadjda (dir. Haifa al-Mansour, 2012), the first-ever feature by a Saudi Arabian woman, and the country's official nomination for the 2014 Oscars, and TV_Slum (dir. Angelo Loy, 2003), a participative project made with street kids in Nairobi.

TV_Slum Poster
TV_Slum Poster ZOOM
The second day will take a more in-depth look at asylum seekers, refugees and migrants and how the media represents the issue in Europe.

Closed Sea Poster Mare Chiuso
Closed Sea Poster Mare Chiuso ZOOM
Films include: Closed Sea (Mare Chiuso, dir. Andrea Segre, Stefano Liberti, 2012), a film about Libyan refugees trying to get to Italy, some filmed by the travellers on their mobile phones from the boat.  In light of the recent tragedy off the coast of Italy where hundreds of Africans died while trying to reach Europe, this programme will throw much-needed light on some of the biggest issues facing the world today - the right of movement of people and the implications of European foreign policy. Also showing will be Leave to Remain (dir. Bruce Goodison, 2013), made with asylum seekers in East London.

Leave to Remain Poster
Leave to Remain Poster ZOOM
The One World Media Festival’s exclusive closing event will feature a remarkable one-woman show “BONO & GELDOF ARE C**TS”, a lighthearted look at foreign aid and who it really helps,from the acclaimed comedienne, comedy writer and author Jane Bussmann whose credits include: South Park, the Emmy-winning Smack The Pony, The Fast Show and Brass Eye.

Video: Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2012 - Jane Bussmann Interview 'Bono and Bob Get Out of Africa'

Festival Director Mick Csáky says: “Last year, thanks to the generosity of the Bertha Foundation, I had the good fortune to secure a grant to develop a long-held ambition to stimulate an active dialogue between media producers in both the Global North and the Global South. And now, just eighteen months later, we are launching the very first One World Media Festival with the central theme “Creating Global Conversations”. Having had the privilege of being a trustee of One World Media for many years, I am thrilled by this opportunity to stage the very first One World Media Festival in association with Open City Docs at University College London.”

To discover the full One World Media Festival programme and how to reserve tickets please visit:

To win a pair of tickets to comedienne Jane Bussmann's one hour comedy show "Bono & Geldof Are C**ts" starting at 6:30 on Saturday 9 November all you have to do is:

1.Send us an email at imaweiner(at)theestablishingshot(dot)com appropriately replacing (at) and (dot).
2. With the subject line “I want to go”
3. Tell us the name of someone you think should be parodied and why.
4. Your name & telephone number
5. The address where you would like your tickets sent to if you win.

The fine print:
Standard competition rules and common sense apply.

3 UK Winners will be chosen randomly (by randomly I mean I'll place all entrants names in a bag and shout rude swear words at the bag and the first 3 names to leave the bag in protest to shock marketing tactics are the winners.

The judges (meaning my) decision is final. Winners will be chosen and contacted by Wednesday 5th November 2013.


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