United Nations Association Film Festival deadline

The 14th annual United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) will take place onOctober 22-30, 2011 at Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University in California.  This festival celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with  human rights issues, environmental themes, protection of refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women’s issues, children, universal education, war and peace. In addition to our ongoing celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this year we emphasize the theme “Education is a Human Right.”

The submission deadline is May 21, 2011 and the fee is $25 for films up to 30 minutes and $35 for longer ones.  There is also an early and late deadline (May 15th and June 1st respectively).  Acceptable formats are 16mm and 35mm film; Beta SP, DVD (NTSC).  Preview formats on DVD (NTSC region 0 or 1).  Please test your consumer-burned DVD on several makes and models of players before submitting it.

All lengths are eligible.

The following five awards will be presented during the festival: UNAFF Grand Jury Award for the Documentary, UNAFF Grand Jury Award for the Best Short Documentary, the UNAFF Youth Vision Award, the UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Cinematography and the UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Editing.

You may download an entry form at http://www.unaff.org/2011/submission.html, or useWithout A Box (withoutabox.com).

Please submit screening materials and background information to:
UNAFF 2011
Stanford University
10 Alvarado Row – CERAS/CFLP, Room 114
Stanford, CA   94305-3084

If you have questions or need more information please visit www.unaff.org, or email info@unaff.org.

Address: Palo Alto, CA

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