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Herinneren: Het verhaal van Maurits Kiek…Remembering: The Maurits Kiek Story

Director: Cheryl Halpern.

“Herinneren: Het verhaal van Maurits Kiek…Remembering: The Maurits Kiek Story” presents one man’s courage to return to Nazi-occupied Europe and serve as a covert MI-9 agent. His unwavering determination to stand up, in the face of overwhelming odds, and fight the perpetrators of evil was acknowledged in Den Haag, The Hague, in 2015. He is a hero for us to remember as we, too, are challenged to respond to human injustice and cruelty. 

WHY call it the HOLLYWEED FILM FESTIVAL ?

Did you know that in 2017, after marijuana was legalized in California, an artist/prankster climbed up to the sign, at night, in the rain and altered the world famous sign from Hollywood to Hollyweed, thus causing an international news story and creating a psychological disruption for the business as usual residents of Los Angeles. We aim to disrupt business as usual with the Hollyweed Film Festival. You know the drill, submit your film, pay the fee and never hear back from whatever festiva...

The Hollyweed Film Festival New Low $10US Entry Fee

The Hollyweed Film Festival is proud to announce a a limited time low entry fee off of $10 US for short and longform films All Genres including: Action, Adventure, Alternative, Animation, Art, Avantgarde, Biography, Classics, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film Noir, Flash, Health, History, Horror, Human Rights, Independent, Kids, LGBTI, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Mockumentary, Music Video’s, Mystery, Nature, News...

Get Tickets to NYC Short Documentary and Short Comedy Festivals!

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On March 24th, 2019 we have two exciting festivals for you!    Check out the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival and the NYC Short Comedy Film Festival!  The NYC Short Doc Fest will take place first from 12 - 4 pm. For info on featured films and ticket prices visit our website.  The NYC Short Comedy Fest is next from 4 - 8pm. Visit the website for film details and tickets!  Both take place at the Producers Club! We hope to see you there.  ...

Forty and Over Film Festival Open Call for Short Films

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Hello Film Makers, The Forty and Over Film Festival is now accepting submissions for it first Annual Film Festival.  We are looking for short films written by or directed by storytellers 40 years of age or older.  Check us out and submit your films. www.fortyandoverfilmfestival.com   ...

Fine Arts Film Festival

The Fine Arts Film Festival (FAFF) is dedicated to showing the finest films in the world about art, photography, collectors and artists of all mediums in and out of their studios, galleries, museums, public art, and alternative art spaces. This includes video art, curated as a Film or a Virtual Reality medium and a new Screenplay Competition!

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The 6th Annual Fine Arts Film Festival will be held on May 23-24, 2019 at the historic Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center Theatre, which is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary on November 10, 2018. 

Featuring exceptionally creative and important films about art, artists, and the art world - many premiering for the first time in the United States - from countries around the world!

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Last chance! Save 15% on film submissions

  Last chance! Today is the final day to use discount code MIRROR2019 and save 15% on film submissions to Mirror Mountain Film Festival on FilmFreeway!   https://filmfreeway.com/MirrorMountainFilmFestival   Welcoming independent drama, documentary, animation, horror, sci-fi, dance, experimental and more... ...

Footage Farm - Panel and Documentary Prizes!

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Special Announcement! For the 2019 festival, we are so excited to work with Footage Farm Ltd on both an excellent archive panel as well as prizes for our Feature Documentary and Short Documentary winners! FOOTAGE FARM was created in 2001 with the simple goal of offering documentary producers and film-makers easy access to public domain material without the often high costs of license fees. The prizes for our documentary winners are as follows: -The winner of the best documentary fe...

Special offer! Save 15% on film submissions

Special offer! Save 15% on film submissions to Mirror Mountain Film Festival by entering the discount code MIRROR2019 on FilmFreeway - but only until January 31! https://filmfreeway.com/MirrorMountainFilmFestival ...

Corto e Fieno - Rural Film Festival

Corto & Fieno – Rural Film Festivalunderlines the importance of cinematic representations of rural life in contemporary cinema. The 10th edition of the Festival intends to go on working on these subjects through films dealing with the relationship between man and land. The idea is to draw attention to rural culture, both in Italy and in other parts of the world. “Frutteto” (Orchard) is the international short films contest through which the Festival aims to give space to film projects with a focus on the rural world.

The Last Resort, 2018

  THE LAST RESORT is a compelling documentary by Dennis Scholl and Kareen Tabsch. The film presents the  photographic work of Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe and  includes backstories about their lives. It is a persuasive study of the Jewish community in Florida’s South Beach. With background documentation and superb use of the extensive visual records of the Jewish community taken during the seventies by Sweet and Monroe in  color and black and white respectively, T...

ACT Human Rights Film Festival

The weeklong, inaugural ACT Human Rights Film Festival showcases more than 15 curated, international films that explore a rich spectrum of human rights issues that people around the world, and close at home, confront every day. With context setting introductions to each screening followed by engaging Q&A sessions and thoughtful community outreach, this festival promises to awaken, connect, and inspires us to question, reflect, and act. Join with us to witness the beauty, complexity, and value of human life, celebrate human resilience, and move human rights forward.

Red Carpet dates:

Opening Night – Friday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lory Student Center Theater

Centerpiece – Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lory Student Center Theater

Closing Night – Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lory Student Center Theater

 

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN 2018 WINNERS

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International Uranium Film Festival in Berlin 2018 honors filmmakers and personalities that reveal the history and risks of the Atomic Age. Films from USA, UK and the Marshall Islands received awards in Berlin. The 7th International Film Festival in Berlin ended last Sunday, October 14th in the Zeiss-Großplanetarium with filmmakers and special guests from USA, Scotland, England, Denmark, Japan, Portugal, the Marshall Islands and Germany. Six films received the...

OPEN CALL - SUBMIT - LOST WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

OPEN CALL for SHORT FILM submissions to: PALEOCHORA LOST WORLD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Submit via Film Freeway Click this link to submit: https://filmfreeway.com/PaleochoraLostWorldShortFilmFestival   ...

Film Review: Restoring Tomorrow

By Maria Esteves – October 10, 2018 RESTORING TOMORROW is an awe-inspiring documentary that captures the history and the restoration of the WILSHIRE BOULEVARD TEMPLE, the first Jewish temple in Los Angeles, CA, founded in 1860s. Known for celebrities who frequented attended temple from Warner Bros. Jack, Henry, and Albert to Ricardo Montalbán to Diana Ross, it’s breathtaking 100 feet high dome ceiling with Hebrew inscription leads me to imagine what will the reconstruction...

Ester Brym's new film premieres in Los Angeles on 11/3

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Not Your Skin explores the lives of 4 transgender families across USA and across generations. The film wil Premiere on November 3rd, 2018 as part of The Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles.   Synopsis: 10-year-old Kylee is only starting her journey and her family is considering hormone blockers. Her parents changed her name and gender on her birth certificate and struggle with transitioning what they though was their son into a little girl that Kylee wants to be. They a...

Ester Brym's new film Not Your Skin; Trans Documentary World Premiere is in LA on 11/3

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Not Your Skin explores the lives of 4 transgender families across USA and across generations. The will wil Premiere on November 3rd, 2018 as part of The Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles.   Synopsis: 10-year-old Kylee is only starting her journey and her family is considering hormone blockers. Her parents changed her name and gender on her birth certificate and struggle with transitioning what they though was their son into a little girl that Kylee wants to be. They are preparin...

A Look At 'Goodbye How Are You?'

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by Jared Feldschreiber A Serbian “documentary-satire” that doesn’t really have a genre other than the fact, “thank goodness you don’t live in Serbia.” Broken up in 24 vignettes in a mere one hour, this deadpan and morbidly hilarious take on “modern” Serbia looks like a society so backward even Sasha Baron Cohen’s Borat would complain about its primitiveness. It’s a sad tale, to be sure, but an important one that gives strange insig...

ACCEPTING ALL ENTRIES!

CALLING ALL Filmmakers. We are accepting submissions for all categories.Check it out and we look forward to helping support you and your film! http://hdfilmfest.com   ...

How to Stay Updated

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It can be hard to keep track of deadlines when you're deep into your creative process. One of the best ways to stay updated is to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  We post weekly reminders on deadlines and just general messages encouraging you to get your short documentary ready for submission!  Additionally, we post articles from your fave sources with the latest news in documentary film- which can certainly serve as a nice break from working hard on your film's...

Earlybird Deadline: August 17, 2018

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With warmer days just around the corner, you don't want time to escape you! The Earlybird Deadline for the New York Short Documentary Film Festival is August 17, 2018.  Submit your short Documentary film but remember- it MUST be 20 min or less! To submit visit: https://filmfreeway.com/NYCSDFF Visit our website for photos and information: http://nycsdff.com/ Follow us on Twitter for fun documentary news and other important updates/reminders: https://twitter.com/NY...

Submissions now open for 2019 NYC Short Documentary Film Festival!

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We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 NYC Short Comedy Film Festival! Held on March 24, 2019 at the Producer's Club. Earlybird Deadline is August 17, 2018. Please be sure to review ALL submission guidelines before you mail the entry. We have limited time and resources to correct application mistakes. Please try and be as accurate as possible. We will contact you by e-mail if there are any problems, so please be sure to watch for e-mails from info@nycsdff.com. We ...

Critical Documentary Filmmaking is Becoming a Risky Business

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The EAST DOC PLATFORM, the largest event for documentary professionals in Central and Eastern Europe, takes place March 3-9, 2018. During the week-long event, Prague will host leading documentary professionals, distributors, TV and festival selectors from around the world. Filmmakers will pitch their documentary projects and compete for several prizes in the total amount of EUR 35,000. General audiences can attend a number of interesting talks by international professionals. Most events take pla...

East Doc Platform to Focus on “New Resistance”

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The largest industry event dedicated to documentary filmmaking in Central and Eastern Europe reflects on the rise of populist regimes in the region and examines the options available for fighting efforts to suppress critical voices. “In the course of the year, we see dozens of Polish and Hungarian producers who, under various pretexts, suddenly lose funding for their projects. Yet in fact, it’s in reaction to their public expression of anti-regime opinions,” says Tereza &S...

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