The winners announced were:
· Chansa Tembo from Zambia (Sub-Saharan Africa) · Aissa Peñafiel from the Philippines (East Asia and Pacific) · Lukasz Szozda from Poland (Europe) · Rodin Hamidi from the United Arab Emirates (Near East and North Africa) · Tsering Choden from Nepal (South and Central Asia) · Anna Christa dos Santos from Brazil (Western Hemisphere)
The winners will receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York, Washington, and Los Angeles in September, where they will meet with democracy groups, film and television companies, the media, and government organizations. Screenings of their films are planned in all three cities.
The good news is the Democracy Video Challenge is up and running for a second year! To learn more about it and visit their official YouTube page, click here! Read the full text of her remarks here or watch below: