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Film Fest: Calls for entries

Two film fests — Tri-Continental Film Festival, India 2009 and the 9th International Indigenous Film and Video Festival, Bolivia — have announced call for entries. The deadline for Tri-Continental is 15 September 2008.

Tri-Continental Film Festival, India 2009

Breakthrough announces the call for entries for the Tri Continental Film Festival, India (January) 2009.

The Tri Continental began in Latin America in 2002, in Africa in 2003 and in Asia in 2004. It has become the primary platform for human rights cinema for the three continents that form part of the global South.

In India, the Tri Continental began in 2005. It is organised by Breakthrough, an international human rights organization that uses education and popular culture to promote values of dignity, equality and justice. The Tri Continental will tour India and the South Asian region in January-February 2009. A jury that includes filmmakers, film critics, film scholars as well as artists judge’s films selected for the festival. During the course of the year, films from the Tri Continental are also screened at universities, cultural institutions, citizens groups as well as general audiences.

If you are a filmmaker who works on human rights issues and wish to submit your film to the Tri Continental Film festival 2009, please send it to us along with the entry form. Forms can be downloaded in English and Spanish at www.breakthrough.tv .

The Deadline for submissions is 15 September 2008.


From 9th International Indigenous Film and Video Festival

Call for Submissions

9th International Indigenous Film and Video Festival

Bolivia, September 10-20, 2008

Deadline for submission of films and videos: Jun 20, 2008.

Celebrating the struggle of the world┬╣s indigenous people

The Indigenous and Original Peoples and the Peasants of Bolivia are inviting

  • The indigenous peoples of the world
  • The sister organizations in the continent
  • The organizations of communicators and media activists who identify with the indigenous peoples

All of the people and organization who produce, foment, and distribute the cinema and video of the indigenous and original peoples and of the peasants. Participate actively in the Ninth International Film and Video Festival of the Indigenous Peoples, which we will celebrate in La Paz and in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia September 10 – 20, 2008.

Email: Festivalindigena9bolivia@yahoo.com

Web: http://plandecomunicacionindigena.org


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