Join us for WIPO Youth Movie Night on September 20, 2022



Following our kick-off event on International Youth Day, The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) invite you to a Youth Movie Night that will take place on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 starting at 18:30 CEST.

Putting the spotlight on the amazing young talent of the film industry, we have selected a group of young filmmakers from different countries to screen their short films.

The event will be livestreamed in order to reach as many people across the globe as possible. The films will touch on various subjects in the spirit of this year’s International Youth Day theme: Intergenerational solidarity, creating a world for all ages.

You can view the films in person at WIPO’s headquarters in Geneva or attend online.

For those attending live or virtually, please save the date:

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Time: 18.00 p.m. – 21.00 p.m. CEST
Location: WIPO New Conference Hall or Online


Registration is compulsory and can be made here


Take a sneak peek at what you can expect


Play the trailers!

Filmmaker: Anatola Araba
Country of Origin: United States
Running Time: 13 minutes
Summary: This 3D animated short film in the Afrofuturist genre explores topics of AI and bias.

Filmmaker: William Chalaby
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Running Time: 16 minutes
Summary: This film explores the fate of elders in our society, highlighting the importance of social inclusion.

Filmmaker: Courage Obayuwana
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Running Time: 10 minutes
Summary: Follows the imagination of a 13-year old girl called Fejiro in Sapele, Delta State whose dream is to become a filmmaker regardless of the challenges she may face.

We also invite you to engage in dialogue with the leadership of the ITC, WIPO and these phenomenal young creators and entrepreneurs.