15sept[d] Tri Continental Film Festival 2009 (January) - Call for Entries
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TRI CONTINENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, INDIA 2009 – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Breakthrough announces the call for entries for the Tri Continental
Film Festival, India (January) 2009.
The Tri Continental began in Latin America in 2002, in Africa in 2003
and in Asia in 2004. It has become the primary platform for human
rights cinema for the three continents that form part of the global
In India, the Tri Continental began in 2005. It is organised by
Breakthrough, an international human rights organization that uses
education and popular culture to promote values of dignity, equality
and justice. The Tri Continental will tour India and the South Asian
region in January-February 2009. A jury that includes filmmakers, film
critics, film scholars as well as artists judge's films selected for
the festival. During the course of the year, films from the Tri
Continental are also screened at universities, cultural institutions,
citizens groups as well as general audiences.
If you are a filmmaker who works on human rights issues and wish to
submit your film to the Tri Continental Film festival 2009, please
send it to us along with the entry form. Forms can be downloaded in
English and Spanish at www.breakthrough.tv .
The Deadline for submissions is 15 September 2008.
Tri Continental Film Festival Team