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PAFF opens call for entries

The Pan-African Film Festival, being held in Los Angeles from February 9-20, 2012, has opened its call for submissions of independent features, shorts, narratives and documentary films made by or about people of African descent.
August 9, 2011

The Pan-African Film Festival (PAFF), being held in Los Angeles from February 9-20, 2012, has opened its call for submissions of independent features, shorts, narratives and documentary films made by or about people of African descent.

Films entered for competition must be copyrighted no earlier than 2011. PAFF will accept submissions of works in progress; however, films and videos submitted must be completed no later than December 31, 2011. Films should preferably depict positive and realistic images.

The upcoming edition will mark the 20th anniversary of the festival. Over the years, it has showcased films from around the world, from countries including the U.S., Angola, Austria, England, Bermuda, Canada, Egypt, Ethiopia, Brazil, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria.

To apply, visit the PAFF website, email ao@paff.org or call 310-337-4737 for more information.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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