While traditional media often seems to encourage a focus along consumer paths, we want to create a showcase to highlight your engaged, empowered voices and visions.
Youth Visions welcomes the perspectives and talents of films made by filmmakers who were 21 and younger when they completed their film. Films of any length, narrative and documentary, are celebrated in this section.
We’re already looking ahead to the 2014 program and we want to hear from you, because now is the perfect time to start making a film about a topic you are passionate about!
Entry is free through June 1st and the late deadline is July 1st. For more information, look for the Social Justice Film Festival on Without a Box or on Facebook, and stay tuned for our general Call for Entries coming soon.
We are thrilled to announce that the Office of Arts and Culture has awarded the festival a Neighborhood and Community Art grant! We were selected, along with 41 other projects, from a pool of 82 applications. However, as we were ranked among the top 20 projects, we will be automatically funded for TWO years! The Office of Arts and Culture helped to support the 2013 festival and we are grateful to have their support in 2014 and 2015!
The Social Justice Film Festival has announced the winners of its Gold Jury Prize, Director’s Choice Award, and Youth Visions Showcase. The 11-day festival, held October 7-17, featured 60 films from around the world, with a special focus on prisoner justice.