Elevate Young Minds present Anarchy Film Festival which brings together the best films created by young talent around the world and displays it to an international audience of creatives.
Cinema has been a powerful tool of communication and inspiration since its inception. Here at Anarchy Cinema we strongly believe in the power of storytelling and how it can change a generation.
That is why this year we are focusing on showcasing films which show and/or discuss the following issues:
2. Mental Health
4. Climate Change
This year the festival will take place in:
Anarchy Film Festival is a black tie event which also allows the opportunity to network with the local film-making scene of each location we visit.
It has the structure of a rolling festival, where we open submissions and before every country we have a deadline. So if your film is accepted into the official selection of the country you applied for, we might take it to the next one as well depending on how it engaged with our audience. The main event will be happening in Lisbon (Portugal), where the festival has been running successfully for last 4 years. In Portugal we will be screening all films from previous screenings depending on the audience's feedback through the year.
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, and in multiple genres and from all countries, as long as they discuss and/or show the issues which were mentioned above.
Once your film has been considered and included as part of our official selection, meaning that your film will be screened in the selected countries alongside FACE Festival, it will automatically be considered for the following awards depending on which category your film falls under.
1. Conscious Filmmaker Award
2. Visual Filmmaker Award
3. Poetic Filmmaker Award
4. Engaging Filmmaker Award
1. All films need to be in English or if they are in a different language need to be 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: Poverty, Mental Health, Inequality, Climate Change, Xenophobia
4. We do not have a premiere policy