Second annual UN Documentary Film Festival
There's a call for submissions for the Secong Annual UN Documentary Film Festival. It will take place on April 22-23, 2006 and will feature film screenings, panel discussions with the filmmakers, and award presentations. The films and their screening times will be listed on the above site on February 21, 2006.
Filmmakers from or contracted by United Nations offices, funds, programmes, and agencies around the world have been invited to submit entries for consideration. For the first time, the competition is also open to filmmakers from the general public, who may compete for Best Public Film (60 minutes and under) and the Audience Choice Award for Best Film.
Selected entries will be screened in the Tishman Auditorium, The New School, 66 West 12 Street, New York, NY 10011, and announced to the media. The filmmakers of the selected entries will be invited to attend or send a representative to the Festival. Details at: http://www.mcainy.org/common/news/info_detail.cfm?QID=2444&clientID=11040
Process for this festival starts on December 22, and goes on till Jan 20. Issues to be covered are: Criminal Justice, Economic Justice, Gender/Women, Health/Health Advocacy, Human Rights, Media.
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