Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival Call for Entries

 

Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival Logo Deadline: March 1, 2011

The Central Illinois Feminist Festival is looking for films of high artistic quality that satisfy at least two of the following criteria:

Films created with an emphasis on gender and/or social justice issues.

Films that link local and global issues.

Films created by people underrepresented in the media field (women, people of color, queer/transgendered, the disabled)

Films made by people from the Central Illinois area

How to submit:

Send a DVD or videotape of your film and a cover letter to:

Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival

Women’s Studies Program

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL 61920

Attn: Robin Murray

Guidelines:

Films should be short: under 60 minutes in length.

Film DVD or videotape should be labeled with a) your name, address, and email address and b) the title of your film.

You should email us an acknowledgement at rlmurray@eiu.edu

In your cover letter, explain how you and your film fit our criteria and include a two-three sentence synopsis.

Note: There is no submission fee for this film festival.

This film festival promotes the mission of our Women’s Studies Program: to promote an understanding of how issues related to gender, age, race, economic status, sexual identity, and nationality affect women’s lives and the communities in which they live. In order to promote an equitable and sensitive environment for all persons, Women’s Studies also responds to issues affecting women on campus and in the community.