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The Pan African Film Festival

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Did you know each year a transformation happens in Los Angeles, CA? People from around the globe gather to attend the largest and most prestigious Black film festival in the United States. From 100 million dollar blockbuster premieres to newly emerging Hollywood talent, The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) showcases a broad array of Black creative works from the world over, highlighting those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. Nowhere else can audiences find this unique opportunity to come together through film and art to explore new worlds, meet new people and acquire new information and ideas.

PAFF is designated as an official qualifying film festival for narrative live action and animated short films for the Academy of Motion Picture [...]



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Published: 09 Aug 2020
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Apatzingan International Filmfest

Deadline: 20 Oct 2020

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The Apatzingán International Film Festival summons Mexican and foreign filmmakers to register their cinematographic work for its third edition to be held in February 2021 in the city of Apatzingán in Michoacán, Mexico; in its different categories of official competition:

Fiction feature film
Any national or foreign fiction production with a free theme, whose final production is from the year 2019 or 2020, with a duration greater than ninety minutes may be registered. Said productions may be taken into account even if they have been premiered, participated in other festivals or similar, except that they have been applied or selected in the second edition of AFIC.

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Any national or foreign production of fiction with a free theme, whose final production is from [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Apatzingán, Mexico



 
 
 
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Published: 09 Aug 2020
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Under Our Skin - Human Rights International Film Festival

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

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Bajo Nuestra Piel International Film Festival on Human Rights, is a project that aims to generate a debate and reflective space on Human Rights topics through the artistic representation in documental, fiction and animation format, of critical, socially compromised and quality cinema.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Ciudad de La Paz, Bolivia



 
 
 

 
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Published: 07 Aug 2020
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Catch the moon

Deadline: 20 Oct 2020

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CATCH THE MOON - International Children & Youth Animated Film Festival is the first festival of this kind in Campania. The project is structured in different activities concerning the education of pupils and teachers and the promotion and spread of animation films for children and youths. It is realised by the association Gioco Immagine e parole in partnership with the association Atalante, organiser of Imaginaria, one of the most important festival in this field at the national and international level, the social enterprise Bepart, based in Milan, which works in the tourist and cultural field developing new multimedia languages in order to create a new way of making use of urban areas, l’Istituto comprensivo 48° Madre Claudia Russo - F. Solimena and l’Istituto comprensivo “47° [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Napoli, Italy



 
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Published: 06 Aug 2020
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Festival Internacional de Documentales de Santiago, FIDOCS

Deadline: 07 Sep 2020

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The Santiago International Documentary Film Festival (FIDOCS) is the main broadcasting, diffusion, and competition event for documentary cinema in Chile and Latin America.

Focused on the promotion of dialogue and reflection, as well as in training audiences towards the appreciation of documentary film in a context of permanent transformation, FIDOCS seeks to explore the multiple paths available in documentary making as well as in the drifts proper to nonfiction works. In its program, FIDOCS incorporates the works of both experienced and emerging directors in order to address the question of “THE REAL”, and in doing so, it considers the various dimensions, disciplinary frontiers, and tensions that the question “what is real?”, as well as the documentary genre itself, has to [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Santiago, Chile



 
 
 

 
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Published: 04 Aug 2020
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Festival Internacional de cine y cortometrajes de Norte de Santander

Deadline: 17 Aug 2020

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Organized by the Frontera Films Corporation in an inter-institutional alliance with the 16th Book Festival in the city of Cúcuta.

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3rd Norte Santander International Film and Short Film Festival

We welcome the participants to this third 2020 version, we are looking for amateurs and professionals in the audiovisual world who want to participate in the call to participate in the 3rd Norte Santander International Film and Short Film Festival.
The 3rd Norte de Santander International Film and Short Film Festival is organized by the Corporación Frontera Films, in an inter-institutional alliance with the Book Festival. It arises from the need to create a film industry in the region and from a pedagogical and training level, our objective is to promote cinema in the Norte de [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Cúcuta, Colombia



 
 
 
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Published: 02 Aug 2020
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Intermediaciones Muestra de videoarte y video experimental

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

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Cinema Workshop Project, Magic Eye Audiovisual Production Company and Wild Wood Corporation invite artists, visual artists, filmmakers, professionals, students and amateurs, to present their work in Intermediations, a Video Art and Experimental Video Showcase.

The Showcase will take place in the City of Medellin, Colombia. It is a non-competitive event, that seeks to promote and divulge different practices surrounding audiovisual works, specifically, artistic and experimental video.

Entries will be exhibited in three categories: Local, National and International exhibitions.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Medellín, Colombia



 
 

 
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Published: 02 Aug 2020
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MY FIRST DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Deadline: 15 Oct 2020

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MY FIRST DOC
FIRST DOCUMENTARY FILM
FESTIVAL IN TUNISIA
3D Edition 23-26 december 2020

MY FIRST DOC, First Documentary Film Festival in Tunisia, organized annually by the Tunisian Documentary Cinema Association, offers screenings of creative and independent documentary films.
It aims to promote the dissemination and dissemination of documentary films in Tunisia and to promote exchanges between professionals, creators and the public in a spirit of openness to anthropological, cultural and social diversities.
It allows documentary cinema, as a form of interrogation on the world, humans and art, to participate in debates on ideas, knowledge, representations and imaginations.

My First Doc Festival carries humanistic values, based on openness to other cultures, freedom of creation [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



TUNIS , Tunisia



 
 
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Published: 01 Aug 2020
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Mostra la Ploma. Festival Internacional De Cinema i Cultura Per La Diversitat Sexual, De Gènere i Familiar

Deadline: 06 Sep 2020

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Mostra La Ploma is a cinema and culture festival organized by Lambda (LGBT+ association).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



València, Spain



 
 
 

 
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Published: 31 Jul 2020
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Ficcbog - Festival Internacional de Cine Cristiano de Bogotá

Deadline: 28 Aug 2020

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Exhibition in the framework of the Festival

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental



Bogotá, Colombia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 31 Jul 2020
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accordi @ DISACCORDI - Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio

Deadline: 25 Sep 2020

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accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival welcomes films and filmmakers from all over the world, to share the art of independent short films with the local audience, to entertain and enlighten festival attendees, to provide filmmakers the opportunity for professional networking and development, and to encourage cultural tourism and film industry development in
Naples and the surrounding area in Campania.

Accordi @ DISACCORDI (Consonances and Dissonances) is an audience-friendly festival that focuses on quality programming of all genres. We want to give a heightened sense of the experience to all who participate and attend.

International Short Film Festival celebrates its 17th anniversary November 3 - 7, 2020.

Submit your film to be in with a chance of [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Napoli / Naples, Italy