2,000 students visit 2018 Le Temps Presse Festival

On Thursday 29 November, the “Le Temps Presse” festival, supported by the Prince’s Government, has invested the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco and the Sciences Po Paris campus in Menton.

More than 200 students from Monaco and 130 students voted for their favorite films, as members of Youth juries.

For the 8th consecutive year, the festival “Time Left” is in a committed approach to a citizen cinema, featuring short films from around the world in connection with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations United. This year, eight prizes will be awarded.

Voting by Monaco students for the Children's Prize, in the presence of Marc Obéron, founder of the Festival and Bénédicte Schutz, Director of International Cooperation. © Directorate of Communication / Michaël Alesi
Voting by Monaco students for the Children’s Prize, in the presence of Marc Obéron, founder of the Festival and Bénédicte Schutz, Director of International Cooperation. © Directorate of Communication / Michaël Alesi

Children from 10 classes in 4 schools in the Principality voted for their favorite short film among the 4 in competition for the Children’s Prize. Their votes will be added to those of more than
2,000 other children members of the jury who are educated in 7 partner countries of the Monegasque Cooperation.

For their part, the first-year students of Sciences Po Paris, Middle East Mediterranean campus in Menton, watched the 5 films shortlisted for the Students’ Prize and chose together their laureate. It should be noted that in the framework of a partnership agreement signed in 2014, the International Cooperation Department and the Campus are collaborating to raise students’ awareness of the issues of development and the fight against poverty in the world.

The presentation of the festival prize “No Time” will be held on 1 st February 2019, in Paris, in the presence of numerous personalities involved.

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