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JOIN THE CHALLENGE

Host a film screening in your community that focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and report your impact.

1 WINNER

Receive $500 cash prize + 12 additional films for your year-round community events.

5 RUNNERS UP

Receive Film + Community Organizing Mentorship (3 hours in 3 months)

ALL PARTICIPANTS

Receive Points when you report your Impact via the World Merit Impact App

ELIGIBILITY

You must be a World Merit Member and live outside of the US/ Canada/ Europe.

TIMELINE

Host your screening on/ or around July 24, 2018 (on WORLD MERIT DAY)

Deadline to REPORT YOUR IMPACT is on August 8 | WINNERS will be announced on August 15

READY?
LET'S GET STARTED

STEP 1 SIGN UP

  • Sign Up to Participate
  • Within 72 hours you will receive a WELCOME KIT including: Community Screening Guidebook , Screening Contract, Link + Password to access SIMA’s online film library to choose at least 1 of the 17 SDG films you wish to screen.

STEP 2 SELECT YOUR FILM + SUBMIT YOUR CONTRACT

  • As soon as you have selected the film you wish to screen, have picked a place and your exact screening date, submit your signed Screening Contract listing your chosen Film Title, Screening Date, Venue information.

STEP 3 PLAN YOUR EVENT

  • Within 72 hours of submitting your Screening Contract you will receive a link to download the film and marketing materials (Film Stills/ Logos)
  • Download the Film and Image files.
  • Create invitations to promote your:  “SIMA x Community Film Screening Presented by World Merit”
  • Invite guest speakers/ organizations for a discussion after the film.
  • Use the Community Screening Guidebook in your Welcome Kit to assist with your event planning.

STEP 4 HOST YOUR EVENT

  • Host your event on July 24th (World Merit Day), OR no later than August 1st.
  • You did it! Host your screening event and bring your community together around the SDG you care about.
  • After the screening, facilitate a discussion and collect feedback from the audience.
  • Don’t forget to take pictures and/or video.

STEP 5 REPORT YOUR IMPACT 

  • The deadline to report your impact is on August 8.
  • After your event, submit your Impact Report and Audience Feedback
  • Share Photos and Videos via the World Merit Impact App with hashtags: #SIMAx #worldmerit
  • Tag speakers and discussion topics w/hashtags: #SIMAx #worldmerit