The Sauti Zetu Film Festival will honor the filmmakers’ efforts by presenting five awards, which will include the following:
Best Film on Freedom of Expression:
This award will acknowledge the film that best explores the theme of freedom of expression, highlighting its importance and addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with it
Youth Empowerment Award:
This award aims to recognize a film that effectively explores the role of young people in governance and policy-making processes, emphasizing their potential to bring about positive change and contribute to decision-making.
Gender Equality Award:
This award will honor a film that addresses gender equality issues, promoting equal access to social and political opportunities for all individuals. It would recognize efforts to challenge stereotypes, promote inclusivity, and empower women and girls.
Best Documentary on Civic Space:
This award will acknowledge a documentary film that sheds light on the state of civic space, focusing on the challenges faced by individuals and civil society organizations striving to exercise their rights and engage in public dialogue.
People's Choice Award:
This award would be determined by the audience, allowing festival attendees to vote for their favorite film. It will recognize the film that resonates most with the viewers and effectively engages them in discussions about human rights and social issues.