Indifest - Festival De Cinema Indígena De Barcelona (16)

IndiFest - Barcelona Indigenous Film Festival



Deadlines

09 Jan 2023
Call for entries

12 Mar 2023
Final deadline

1
mth

30 Jun 2023
Notification date

12 Oct 2023
22 Oct 2023

Address

Carrer Girona,  08001, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Festival description
Indigenous communities
Short film festival 45'<
Feature film festival >45' 360'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2021
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  45'<
 Feature Films  >45' 360'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish
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Photo of Indifest - Festival De Cinema Indígena De Barcelona

Photo of Indifest - Festival De Cinema Indígena De Barcelona
Photo of Indifest - Festival De Cinema Indígena De Barcelona

Catalan
English


Festival start: 12 October 2023      Festival end: 22 October 2023

IndiFest is festival organized by alterNativa in collaboration with CLACPI (Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Cine y Comunicación de los Pueblos Indígenas), with the aim of giving its own voice to the indigenous peoples and to demand the fulfillment of their Rights.

The Festival’s main objective is to promote the Identity and the Rights of the indigenous peoples through audiovisual tools. The festival includes screenings at physical venues as well as an online week event.

IndiFest is complemented with other activities such as political incidence and conversations with indigenous leaders.

A commitment that enhances the decentralization of cultural habits as well as the communication of indigenous peoples concerning their Rights and intercultural relations.

JURY AWARDS

An international Jury with experience in cinema, social transformation and Indigenous Peoples will choose two winners:

Feature Film Jury Award:

- Laurel and IndiFest Award Certificate
- Communication campaign of the awarded films
- Cash prize of 1000€

Short Film Jury Award:

- Laurel and IndiFest Award Certificate
- Communication campaign of the awarded films
- Cash prize of 400€

SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY
The Jury may grant special recognition for outstanding production.

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Through an online voting system, the public will award the production of the festival that likes the most. The awards for the most voted films are:

Feature Film Audience Award:

- Laurel and IndiFest Award Certificate
- Communication campaign of the awarded films
- Cash prize of 100€

Short Film Audience Award:

- Laurel and IndiFest Award Certificate
- Communication campaign of the awarded films
- Cash prize of 100€

Productions produced after January 1st 2021.

Films received between January 9, 2023 and March 12, 2023 will be considered.

The same person, producer or organization can submit more than one work. Those films that have already been selected in any of the previous editions of IndiFest will not be accepted.

Films can be of any audiovisual genre: fiction, documentary, report, animation, video clip, experimental, television program or series, etc.

Films can be of any duration (short films, medium-length films and feature films), opting for two categories:
Short films (0 to 45 minutes)
Feature films (more than 45 minutes)

Films in any language are accepted and works using indigenous languages ​​are favoured. Any film whose original language is different from Spanish must be subtitled into Spanish or Catalan.

Productions must be made or submitted by producers, organizations and movements with the direct participation of indigenous organizations & communities, and that promote indigenous and Afro-descendant authorship.

Productions made collectively will be appreciated positively.

Productions in which indigenous peoples are protagonists, being central in the narrative as active subjects.

Productions aimed at promoting indigenous identity whose theme addresses their own culture, history, knowledge, traditions and narratives; as well as works that promote the rights of indigenous peoples whose theme addresses impeachment of violation of rights, organizational processes, processes of resistance and national and international advocacy or the articulation of movements and organizations of indigenous peoples.

Productions that focus on the processes of communication and defense of the rights of indigenous women will be appreciated positively.

Works that are directly or indirectly related to the climate crisis and/or its effects on indigenous peoples will be appreciated positively.

Works that promote racism or discrimination of any kind, that discriminate against women or justify gender violence, that promote a political party or religious group, or that promote specific institutions or groups with profit aims or propaganda, will not be accepted.


  

 
  

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