BETTER WORLD FORUM – 2017
The Better World Forum was Honored
by the exceptional Presence of
YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND
The work of Yann Arthus-Bertrand testifies his desire to awaken a collective and responsible conscience.
Through his many testimonies filled with love, happiness, but also with hatred and violence, HUMAN confronts us with the Others and brings us back to our own lives.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand has now embarked on a new challenge with the realization of WOMAN which has been presented with Anastasia Mikova during the evening.
“We must focus on what we have left and not what we lost”
Yann Arthus Bertrand
During the evening the BWF has given the award of “Personality Best achievement 2017” to Yann Arthus-Bertrand in order to acknowledge his work that testifies his desire to awaken a collective and responsible conscience.
MARY J BLIGE
By Supporting Women’s Causes since many years Mary J Blige knows more than anyone the struggles her sisters have to go through everyday.
« Really, every woman is an example to me, because as women we go through so much pain. We have to live this perfect life when we are messed up inside. We all go through trials and tribulations. »
Mary J. Blige
During the evening the BWF has given the award of “Personality Best achievement 2017” to Mary J Blidge in order to acknowledge her actions and dedications to Women’s Rights.
BETTER WORLD FORUM – 2017 WINNERS
PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR BEST ACHIEVEMENT
Yann Arthus Bertrand and Mary J Blige
In Between captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, make love, and choose.
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.