Your Story Makes a Difference: Share Your Kidney Care Story at the ISN Community Film Event
The film submission is now closed. The Film Event jury will now start selecting the 6 finalists that will compete for the “2021 Best Film”. Notifications will be sent by email by February 24, 2021.
The online voting for the best film will be launched on March 11, 2021 .
A record-breaking number of submissions have been received for this year ISN Community Film Event. We are grateful to the submitters of the 34 films showing incredible stories from all around the world. All submissions will be added to the World Kidney Day map reaching a global audience.
At its third edition, the ISN Community Film Event is a unique opportunity to raise awareness and improve others’ understanding of the reality of living with kidney disease.
Throughout the years, ISN has collected and shared many stories, often challenging to watch, but also filled with hope and inspiration as they are told with compassion, confidence, and courage (for more information about previous editions and winners, please visit the ISN website).
Now it’s your turn to share your story!
Video World Kidney Day Barranquilla Take Care of Your Kidney, Submitted by Gustavo Aroca, Colombia
The Mountain in His Blood, Submitted by Jacques Cledes, France
An Ordinary Day in Dialysis Center, Submitted by Vahideh Yavari, Iran
Living Well Whit Kidney Disease, Submitted by Cristina Carlino, Argentina
Hospital Is Not Only For Treatment, Submitted by Hamed Ezzat El-Eraky, Egypt
Aham Kushalini, Submitted by Sharmila Thukral, India
Embracing Life…Once Again – A Tanzanian Story, Submitted by Amar Swali, Tanzania
I’m Dialysis, Submitted by Eyram Makafui Y.Yamekoudi, Togo
New Project Kids, Submitted by Hamed Ezzat El-Eraky, Egypt
A Successful Story of an Underprivileged Female Haemodialysis Patient, Submitted by Tasnuva Sarah KASHEM, Bangladesh
Kidney Transplantation: New Life New Hope, Submitted by Farnaz Nobi, Bangladesh
Peritoneal Dialysis: Hope of Survival for a Patient with Complex Medical Conditions, Submitted by Nura Afza Salma Begun, Bangladesh
The Road So Far, Submitted by Htar Kyi Swe, Myanmar
Enjoying Life with Peritoneal Dialysis, Submitted by Marco Anaya Taboada, Colombia
A Struggle for a Normal Life, Submitted by Cinthia Vieira, Brazil
Empowerment of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, Submitted by Eloiza De Oliveira Silva, Brazil
Avatar – Learn From Leaders, Submitted by Sanjiv Jasuja, India
World Kidney Day 2021 Film in Isfahan Kidney Diseases Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences About Living Well With Kidney Disease, Submitted by Mojgan Mortazavi, Iran
Heroes – A Message for Every Hemodialysis Health Worker, Submitted by Khanszarizennia Madany AGRI Indonesia
Organ Donors Are Heroes, Submitted by Shubharthi Kar, Bangladesh
Stop Chronic Kidney Disease in Rural Areas, Submitted by Oommen John, India
Light the Dark Road, Submitted by Faissal Shaheen, Saudi Arabia
Turning the Tide in India: Public Policy and Hemodialysis, Submitted by Suresh Sankarasubbaiyan, India
The Dream Come True, Submitted by Bharat Shah, India
Pure Altruism, Submitted by Elayaperumal Indhumathi , India
Mehwish – Challenging the Challenges (Story of a Dialysis Patient), Submitted by Bilal Jamil, Pakistan
Perspectives: Patient Engagement in Action, Submitted by Graham Pollock, Canada
Living Well With Kidney Disease, Submitted by Hamed Ezzat El-Eraky, Egypt
Hope and Resilience: From Diagnosis and Dialysis to Transplantation, Submitted by Paul Komenda, Canada
Life Beyond the Transplant, Submitted by Roberto Pecoits Filho, United States
Changing My World, Shaping My Future, Submitted by Racquel Lowe-Jones, Jamaica
Kidney Story of Fariba, Submitted by Samaneh Hashemi, Iran
Anne & Keith: A Home Haemodialysis Journey, Submitted by Kevan Polkinghorne, Australia
Vanessa’s Dance: A Story of Kidney Itch, Submitted by Mandi Watty-Miller, United Kingdom
- Only ISN members and partner societies are eligible to submit films.
Non-member submissions should be submitted via a member
- Films must be less than 2 years old.
- Films should not exceed 7 minutes in length.
- Films must be in 16:9 format, HD quality (1920 x 1080 resolution).
A jury will select 6 submissions for screening at the congress. Finalists will be virtually screened during WCN’21. The ISN community will vote for the winner.
Submission deadline: February 3, 2021 (23:59 CET).
By submitting a film, the author(s) agree(s) to a screening on the online voting platforms and at WCN’21 if it is one of the 6 films pre-selected by a jury.
This year, the ISN Community Film Event will run in collaboration with the 2021 WKD Campaign “Living Well with Kidney Disease”. The online voting for the best film will be launched on March 11, 2021, via the WKD platform. The most voted film of the day will receive special recognition, the “WKD 2021 Best Film”. Online voting will then continue through March and April with a grand finale at Virtual WCN’21, where winners of the “WKD 2021 Best Film” and “2021 ISN Film Community Best Film” will be announced.
- The “WKD 2021 Best Film” winner will receive complimentary registration for WCN’21 (refund of fees).
- The “2021 ISN Film Community Best Film” winner will receive complimentary registration for WCN’21 (refund of fees) plus a Travel Grant (complimentary registration and contribution to travel and accommodation) to attend the World Congress of Nephrology 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Ilaria Pastorino (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ISN Community Film Event kindly supported by