News from the why

  • World Stories at Kunsthal Charlottenborg

    4 films from the WORLD STORIES series will be screened at Charlottenborg Art Cinema, Copenhagen. Come join us every Wednesday evening at 7pm from 15th February - 8th March.

  • ARE YOU OUR NEW PRODUCER?

    Are you an experienced producer, fluent in english and hard-working? Send us your application and CV.

  • FILM OF THE MONTH: BASTARDS

    In Morocco, as in all Muslim countries, sex outside marriage is illegal and women bear the brunt of society’s disapproval. But what is the fate of the children of those single mothers?

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THE WHY

…Initiates, produces and distributes public media series to a global audience through broadcast, cross-media platforms, and outreach activities to ensure that all people have free access to independent information.

We Ask Why? – because the world needs to know

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Projects

  • Why Women?

    Raising awareness of the challenges faced by women and girls globally. The project consists of 10 short films, 3 documentary films and various outreach activities and educational material.

  • World Stories

    A collection of thought-provoking and inspiring documentary films about the world we live in, made by acclaimed filmmakers.

  • Why Slavery?

    The final package of six Why Slavery? films will premier to a global audience of more than 500 million people in the Spring/Summer of 2017 through a network of 65+ Broadcasters. The films will provide the cornerstone of a public media campaign about modern day slavery.

  • Why Poverty?

    Eight documentaries from award-winning filmmakers and 34 shorts from new and emerging talents. The films are moving, subtle and thought-provoking stories, but they also tackle big issues and pose difficult questions - starting the conversation: Why poverty?

  • Why Democracy?

    17 thought-provoking short films, which deal with personal, political and rights issues around the theme ‘What does democracy mean to me?’