Valérie GERBAULT, general delegate of the CMCA unveiled the program of this new edition of PriMed during the press conference held on Wednesday, October 27 at the Hôtel de Région.
The occasion to recall that PriMed has been developing for several years an education program for Euro-Mediterranean citizenship through image. Created by the CMCA, the Mediterranean Youth Prize allows nearly 2,500 high school students from the Southern Region, countries of the Mediterranean basin (Algeria, Egypt, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia) and Canada to become jurors of the PriMed festival. After viewing three documentary works in class, they will come together at the Alcazar and Mucem to debate and vote for their favorite film. The opportunity for them to exchange views, to reflect together on building a common future and to learn together the rules of democracy.
This year, the CMCA received 345 films from 34 countries. 23 films were selected for the PriMed. 12 films are unreleased in France and 9 films directed or co-directed by women.
The PriMed 2021 offers the Marseille public 30 hours of free screenings in the presence of the directors at the Library l’Alcazar, at the Town Hall of 1/7 and at the Mucem. 12 prizes will be awarded at the Prize Giving which will be organized on Friday 11 December from 4.30 p.m. at the Artplexe Canebière cinema.
Find all the details of the 25th edition in the available press kit >> HERE
The CMCA is the principal organizer of the event.