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Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Call for Work – due 2/4/12

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center (LHPAC) in Seattle, Washington, USA presents its 9th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival-LHAAFF, Call for Work 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.

Please send 2 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. The LHPAC/LHAAFF reserves the right not to grant awards within any film category if sufficient votes & evaluations are not given to any film. Please notify us if you have simultaneously submitted your film to other Seattle-area festivals.

Mailing address: LHAAFF, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, c/o 100 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109 USA. An entry form is available here: http://www.langstonarts.org/2012LHAAFF_EntryForm.pdf. No phone calls, please.

Deadline: Friday, February 4, 2012.

The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center and its programs are a performing arts business in Seattle Parks and Recreation.



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