2016 Social Justice Film Festival
......................Announcing 2016 Selections.....................

Sponsors of the 2016 festival include:

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Meaningful Movies    Twist: Seattle Queer Festival     Voices for Palestine    Riverstyx Foundation

2016 festival line-up finalized!

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Judging for the 2016 SJFF is done and filmmakers are sending in their press material and films. We are excited to present a program that includes powerful films on worker rights, immigration, prisoner justice, privacy and surveillance, union struggle, reproductive rights, cyberbullying, Black Lives Matter, Native American rights, police violence, refugees, trafficking, financial control and austerity, shoreline restoration, disability rights, ending war, and more. Complete details will be online within a week. Continue reading

Final Film Selection Announcement Coming Soon

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We’re in the final stages of film selections for this year’s Social Justice Film Festival, which is now less than two months away. Stay tuned for the early September announcement of the stellar features and shorts we will be screening around Seattle this October 14-25. -The SJFF Staff

Washington State Labor Council – Film Contest

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Here’s a small film competition opportunity to get you warmed up for this year’s Social Justice film festival — which will also feature a special focus on labor issues. ***** This year, the MayWorks Committee of the Washington State Labor Council presents the 5th annual WSLC Video Contest. Submit your … Continue reading

Berta Caceres murdered in Honduras

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Today is a sad day for us at the Social Justice Film Festival. In yet another tragic human rights violation in Honduras, Berta Cáceres, an indigenous human rights and environmental activist, has been murdered. Cáceres was profiled in this year’s Best Feature winning film, Resistencia. Continue reading

Calling Food Justice Filmmakers

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Are you passionate about food justice and films? So are we! The Social Justice Film Festival is pleased to announce we will be sponsoring a special Food Justice Film Screening on October 16 and 17, 2015 in partnership with Columbia Legal Services—and we want to see YOUR films! Continue reading

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Fest Starts Today!

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Be sure to check out their great line-up: a warmup for our festival which starts on the 18th! We particularly recommend the International Rights Shorts Program that will be screening on Monday October 13 at 5pm at the Northwest Film Forum. Description: Although LGBT people enjoy more legal protections in some … Continue reading