Elevate Young Minds present: Anarchy Film Festival!
A UK based film festival, that brings together the best international films created by young filmmakers. Delivered in Manchester (UK), Anarchy Film Festival engages with local audiences at our Spring and Autumn screenings. For a full week of entertainment and education, featuring films, documentaries, and animated shorts, screening each night.
Submissions are open all year, but close shortly before each festival. Films submitted earlier in the year may be screened at both festivals.
Since it's creation, film has been used to share our stories, history, knowledge, ideas, and emotions. Elevate Young Minds, believe that film can be used to empower people. This year we are looking to showcase films that show and/or discuss the following issues:
1. Climate Change
3. Mental Health
A limited number of films submitted may be considered for FACE Film: an international touring film festival. This years tour includes 5+ countries across Europe and Africa.
Anarchy Film Festival focuses on bringing different cultures together through the art of cinema. We consider narrative, documentary and animated films, in feature length and short formats, from all genres and from all countries, as long as they discuss and/or show the issues which were mentioned above.
Spring screening: 5th - 11th April 2021
Once your film has been considered and included as part of our official selection, it will automatically be considered for the following awards:
1. Conscious Filmmaker Award
2. Engaging Filmmaker Award
3. Poetic Filmmaker Award
4. Visual Filmmaker Award
1. All films must spoken and/or subtitled in English
2. Any genre and any length of film will be considered, anything under 45 minutes is considered as a short film and anything over 45 minutes is considered as a feature film
3. Films must show and/or discuss the following issues to be considered: Climate Change, Inequality, Mental Health, Poverty, Racism
4. We do not have a premiere policy