Mongolia’s short documentary awarded at Health for All festivalArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. A short documentary 'Far Away' directed by G. Battulga received a special prize in the ‘Health Emergencies’ category
of the ‘Health for All’ film festival. This
film shows how the health care workers in some communities in Mongolia were
trained to respond to COVID-19.
Hosted by the World Health Organization for the second year, the main competition categories are aligned with the Organization’s global goals for public health. For the second edition, the WHO received nearly 1200 submissions from 110 countries. More than 40 percent of the short films feature themes related to COVID-19, revealing the pandemic's pervasive and universal consequences.
Awards ceremony was held online on May 14.