A 2-minute short film entitled “Transit Point” featuring Hungarian ISKCON devotees taking care of refugees arriving from war-torn Syria is among the best ten in the video contest run by Faith Counts, an American multi-faith organization with mission is to promote the value of faith.
The centerpiece of Faith Counts is a collaborative social media effort that tells powerful stories about how faith counts—how it inspires, empowers, motivates and comforts billions of people around the world.
The initiative came about as the leadership of several major religious groups recognized a need to encourage faith, and an opportunity to harness their collective influence to simply to remind people from all walks of life that faith plays a positive role in society.
“Transit Point” directed by Kristina Danka (Krishna-lila dasi of Karuna Productions, who is also the director of the recently released feature documentary “The Joy of Devotion”) was selected from hundreds of inspiring videos entering the contest. Out of the ten finalist videos the judges consisting of religion-specialist journalists of high-profile American newspapers, televisions and media outlets will choose the Grand Prize Winner. The winner video’s director will receive the award at the annual Religion Newswriter Association’s conference in September in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The ten finalists videos are also eligible for the Fan Favorite award, which will be chosen by Faith Counts fans, friends and supporters by voting on FaithCounts.com.
On July 3rd, “Transit Point” was in the third place in the fan voting rank. Please watch the film and help ISKCON’s special social contribution get worldwide exposure by voting for “Transit Point” on the link below. One person can vote once a day, but they can do so every day until July 31st.documentary ] [ film ] [ hungary ] [ refugee ] [ religion ] [ video ]