The 2008 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, an annual
presentation of the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center in
Seattle, Washington, celibrating its 5th anniversity, invites
independent film entries of any length. I attended the 2007 film
festival which had a documentary and a movie from west Africa, that
was well attended.
Genres/subject areas: narrative, documentary, children's,
youth-made movies, shorts, LGBT, animation, experimental.
Filmmakers do not have to be Black, but films should include a
significant amount of content involving people of African descent.
Films are reviewed by a jury process. Entry fee: $20 USD; please make
checks payable to "LHPAC". Please include a postage paid envelope if
you want your work returned; all preview copies should be marked with
your name and contact information. A $50 honorarium is paid for films
accepted and screened. You will be notified by mail if your film is
Deadline: January 31, 2008. Please send preview copies in NTSC format
on DVD or VHS format only. Films originating in languages other than
English must have English subtitles. Screening copies must be in NTSC
DVD format. Mailing address: LHAAFF, Langston Hughes Performing Arts
Center, 104 - 17th Avenue South, Seattle WA 98144 USA. Entry form:
Please visit www.langstonblackfilmfest.org or
for more information about our event.
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