The Manhattan International Film Festival (MIFF) is an annual cultural initiative of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) seeking to recognize promising young directors committed to exploring the depth of the human condition. Previous films recognized by the festival have examined themes relating to family, community, suffering, empathy, the pursuit of happiness, truth, and the transcendent.
The Blackbird Film Festival strives to curate an inclusive festival atmosphere - an environment where experienced professionals and first time filmmakers can strike up conversation and perhaps take something away from one another. Blackbird was originally founded as a festival for student filmmakers but quickly opened its doors to all types of filmmakers in the spirit of collaboration and the sharing of ideas. With this in mind, Blackbird remains a festival geared towards the learning experience and attracts a large number of media production students.
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"We are excited to be a part of Movie Maker Magazines top 50 film festivals worth their entry fee 2017! We welcome fans, followers, and anyone who loves film to the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown. We are excited about our 7th year coming up - April 27-28, 2018. We're thrilled to be in the same locations that we've always been. For 7 years, we've been bringing the good people of this city and county the finest films from around the world.
The festival is conveniently located downtown, we're in the middle of the arts and entertainment district. And after the films, we host some of the best after parties with live bands and fantastic food and drinks!"
Designed for independent documentary filmmakers–the voices of our culture–SDFF enters its 11th year. It is the year of Destination: DOCS where films and their directors will converge on this small town in Northern California to share their stories.
The mission of the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival is to bring the best independent documentary films in the world, and their filmmakers, to Sonoma County audiences. The event, now in its eleventh year, continues to bring audiences from all across Northern California to meet and engage with filmmakers from around the world in late March.
SR Socially Relevant (TM) Film Festival NY is a film festival that focuses on socially relevant human interest stories and raises awareness to social problems by offering positive solutions through the powerful medium of cinema. SR (TM) believes that through raised awareness, expanded knowledge about diverse cultures, and the human condition as a whole, it is possible to create a better world free of violence, hate, and crime.
A yearly tribute to cinema, the Alexandria Film Festival presents independent feature-length films and shorts of all genres by both emerging and established filmmakers. Our mission is to promote cinema as an important cultural, educational and entertainment asset to our highly engaged audience. We proudly showcase Alexandria as a dynamic venue for creating, exhibiting, and experiencing film.
Celebrating 11 years of independent film from around the world, the Alexandria Film Festival offers an enriching cinematic opportunity for filmmakers and film lovers alike by bringing high quality, diverse and thought-provoking films to Alexandria, Virginia. The 11th anniversary Alexandria Film Festival will be held November 10-12, 2017.
With all of today’s movie viewing options, the film festival is still the only place to see great new works, discover hidden treasures, and engage with the heart of an artist.
Building on a legacy of diversity and quality, Chesapeake Film Festival’s 10th annual program will sharpen its focus on stories of particular interest and care to our region and community. Join the Discovery and share your interests!
Austin's first outdoor film festival, Austin Under the Stars (AUTS) is an international film festival held at Lone Star Court, a retro-inspired boutique hotel. AUTS aims to make film festivals fun again! Enjoy live music, drinks, socializing, and films - all nestled in the live music capital of the world.
Arrive early & experience a taste of the local music scene! An Austin-based band will set the tone with a movie-inspired playlist leading up to show time. Then, grab a cocktail or your favorite Texas beer and wait for the show to begin. As the sun begins to set, take a seat under the stars and watch some of the best indie films compete!
Proceeds go towards "Autism Speaks"!
The Awareness Film Festival awarenessfestival.org is a dynamic festival promoting the awareness of world issues. Bringing together filmmakers, artists, educators, environmentalists, alternative health practitioners and other industry professionals, the Awareness Film Festival aims to inspire the public through this engaging, entertaining and unique annual event in the film capital of the world.