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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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