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AFFRM Founding Member Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Call For 2012 Entries

by Tambay A. Obenson
December 29, 2011 11:49 AM
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Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

Everything you need to know follows below (Good luck to all!!):

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center (LHPAC) in Seattle, Washington presents its 9th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (LHAAFF) call for submissions, inviting independent film entries for our April 14 – 22, 2012 film festival.

Genres/subject areas: narrative, documentary, children’s, youth-made movies, shorts, LGBT, experimental, animation.

Filmmakers do not have to be Black, but films should include significant, relevant content involving Black people: seeking diverse, multifaceted stories and positive images.

Non-English language films must have subtitles.

No fundraising or training films will be considered.

Send preview copies in NTSC format on DVD.

Films originating in languages other than English must have English subtitles.

Films are reviewed by a jury process.

Entry fee: $25 USD; Make checks payable to Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center. Include a postage paid envelope if you want your work returned.

ALL preview copies must be clearly marked with your name and contact information.

A $50 honorarium is paid for films accepted and screened.

You will be notified by email if your film is accepted to the festival; film awards are determined after the end of the festival.

Mailing address: LHAAFF, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, c/o 100 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109 USA.

An entry form is available HERE.

Deadline: Friday, February 4, 2012.

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  • Joe Doughrity | December 29, 2011 3:48 PMReply

    One of the best Black film festivals in the country. They treat filmmakers well, show the films in great venues and host events that stimulate the creation of more Black films. If you have a feature or a short, you should definitely submit and think about premiering your film here. I've been there with both a short and a feature, had fun and met other filmmakers and strategic partners there.

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