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TB Tales – short film competition on tuberculosis

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REACH, a Chennai-based non-profit organisation dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), has announced ‘TB Tales’ a short film competition on TB. The competition is open to filmmakers across India, including professionals, amateurs and students.

All entries will be judged by an eminent jury that includes actor Suriya, film director Gautham Menon, Dr P R Narayanan, Former Director, Tuberculosis Research Centre, Blessina Kumar, activist and Vice Chair, Stop TB Partnership Board and Dr Subhash Yadav, Technical Officer, The Union South East Asia Office.

The best entries to TB Tales will receive citations and cash awards of Rs. 30,000 (first place), Rs. 20,000 (second place) and Rs. 10,000 (third place). Shortlisted entries will be screened in New Delhi and Chennai and awards will be presented on World TB Day 2012.

The last date for submission of entries is 15 January 2012. The entry form can be downloaded from For more information, please contact

Written by JournalistsAgainstTB

November 16, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Posted in TB and Media

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