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    Call for Entries for the 8 th Annual Artivist Film Festival

    Artivist Film Festival raising humanity, children s advocacy, animal advocacy and the preservation of theenvironment by merging art and activism will hold its 8 th film festival this summer in major cities in theUnited States. We will tour major cities screening film entries including the city of Los Angeles and New

    York. The winning films are announced and awarded in Los Angeles thru the Artivist Film Festival andAwards. It has been a major event for the past seven years in Hollywood held annually at the historicEgyptian Theater. Past winners include , ZEITGEIST directed by Peter Joseph, AMERICAN DRUG WAR directed by Kevin Booth, "EMMANUEL'S GIFT" directed by Lisa Lax, "TRUDELL" directed by Heather Rae,"BORN INTO BROTHELS" directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, "LA MISSION" directed by PeterBratt, SUPER SIZE ME directed by Morgan Spurlock, THE CORPORATION directed by Marck Achbarand Jennifer Abbot, FAST FOOD NATION directed by Richard Linklater, GOD SLEEPS IN RWANDA directed by Kimberlee Acquaro and Stacy Sherman, STOLEN CHILDHOODS directed by Len Morris andU. Roberto Romano, ReGENERATION directed by Phillip Montgomery just to name a few who havepremiered at Artivist Film Festival.

    Filmmakers who are interested to submit their film to the 8 th Annual Artivist Film Festival may go to Artivist Filmmaker Submission Page. There arefive submission categories:


    INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS- A film submitted in the International Human Rights categorymust address the oppression or promotion of human rights of an individual, a community or anentire population.


    CHILDREN S ADVOCACY -A film submitted in the Children's Advocacy category must address theviolation or promotion of the human rights of children and youth, whether it is one child orentire communities of children.


    ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION - A film submitted in the Environmental Preservation categorymust address the destruction, protection or rehabilitation of the environment.


    ANIMAL ADVOCACY - A film submitted in the Animal Advocacy category must address theexploitation, abuse, protection or rehabilitation of wild or domestic animals.


    ARTIVIST SPIRIT - Many issues filmmakers tackle are complex, and the notions of human rights,children's rights, animal advocacy, and environmental preservation are inherentlyinterdependent. All beings on earth are connected. Artivist Spirit films are films that explore thespiritual and philosophical nature of this interconnectedness.

    Artivist has also given honors to Artists and Activists who have made invaluable contribution to

    promoting our causes, artists like Matthew McConaughey, Joaquin Phoenix, Alyssa Milano, Olivia Wilde,Ted Danson, Mira Sorvino, Ed Begley, Jr., Mike Farell, Hank Azaria, Claes Nobel, James Cromwell, TippiHedren and Peter Fonda just to name a few. All winners are awarded in a ceremony at the historicEgyptian Theater in Hollywood attended by the members of the press and Celebrities, Artists andActivits.

  • 8/7/2019 Call Entries for Article