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Call for Submissions! | News Release | Alexandria Film Festival

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Alexandria Film Festival Call for Entries is now open.

Important dates and deadlines

Early Bird – June 12

Late Deadline- August 14

Extended Deadline – September 5

Celebrating 11 years of independent film from around the world, the Alexandria Film Festival offers an enriching cinematic opportunity for filmmakers and film lovers alike by bringing high quality, diverse, and thought-provoking films to Alexandria, Virginia.  Our festival will be held on November 10-12, 2017.

We are looking for independent films that invoke the following characteristics:

  • Local, national, and international films
  • Films that focus on sustainability
  • Animation
  • Comedy and satire
  • Children and family-friendly
  • Health, science, and technology
  • Politics and public policy
  • Science fiction and fantasy
  • Social justice and equality
  • American History

Filmmakers are encouraged to interpret these categories broadly.  The Alexandria Film Festival welcomes all submissions.  Please note we accept Vimeo submissions, but you must submit a link with your submission.

Submit your film today through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway!

Mission Statement:
The Alexandria Film Festival brings high-quality short and feature length films, documentaries, filmmaker panels, and arts presentations to the historic port city of Alexandria, Virginia.  The festival highlights the talents of local, national, and international filmmakers.  Alexandria is home to a diverse group of film producers and enthusiasts, arts patrons, members of Congress and their staff, corporate executives, and a large number of culturally-minded individuals.  The city attracts many visitors and residents of the Washington metropolitan area who value its arts and history community.  The Alexandria Film Festival proudly promotes and supports the artistry of filmmakers to provide an engaging viewer experience

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