Rural Affinity Film Festival Andalucia RAFFA ()


12 Feb 2022
Call for entries

22 May 2022
Festival closed

04 Jun 2022
Notification date

10 Jun 2022
12 Jun 2022


Plaza Constitucion (LA) 8,  29716, Canillas de Aceituno, Malaga, Spain

Festival description
Rural themed
Short film festival >8' 45'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >8' 45'<
English Spanish
English Spanish
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Festival start: 10 June 2022      Festival end: 12 June 2022

Part of a series of events and festivals promoting the inland rural areas of Spain. to be screened in the Axarquia region of Andalucia, southern Spain. Our base is the town of Canillas de Aceituno, located 50 minutes from Malaga airport, 25 minutes from the coast, and which sits at 650metres above sea level. Rural Affinity Film Festival is promoting short format films with a rural theme. This year's theme is Exploring within the rural world. Related to Rural travel-Rural adventures-
Rural community experiences. Spanish with English subtitles or English with Spanish subtitles.

The films will be no longer than 45 mins and will have a varied rural theme each of the three evenings of the festival.

There are plenty of facilities in the towns, and accommodation is plentiful.

There will be modest prizes awarded in each category, plus an age group prize.

RAFFA Rules & Terms

Submission Format Films must be submitted online through the film submission platform

Only one version of the film will be reviewed by programmers.

Submission Eligibility

We will accept films that have screened at other festivals or online.

The closing date for submissions 22nd May 2022.

Submission Fee

All submission fees for RAFFA are to be paid through the film submission platforms. Submission fees are non-refundable.

Our festival is free entry so there should be little or no fee.

Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed by a panel of judges and selected under the following criteria:

Rural themed.

Quality of narrative and production values.

Independent nature of the production.


Raffa endeavors to complete the selection procedure by Sunday 29th May 2022 and inform all submitting parties if their film has been accepted after that time.

All films submitted must be the sole ownership (or their agent) of the copywrites to the film.

Festival Screenings - Selected films ONLY
RAFFA aspires to provide quality projection where possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection during screenings, RAFFA assumes that the submitting party or filmmaker(s) has checked the submission.

Scheduling - Selected films ONLY
Screenings are scheduled at the discretion of RAFFA. Every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule however RAFFA reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. RAFFA will not be liable for any change in schedule and the event may even be cancelled due to COVID restrictions, etc.

Promotion - Selected films ONLY
Selected films must acknowledge that RAFFA reserves the right to promote the films using mostly images but also the video that you provide where possible.



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