Welcome to the Anti-War International Independent Film Festival, a celebration of the power of film to explore the impact of war on individuals, communities, and societies around the world. This festival showcases films made without any interference from the state, ensuring that each film speaks with an independent voice and offers a unique perspective on the complex issues surrounding war.
Our festival brings together filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to engage in meaningful conversations about the impact of war on the human experience. Through our carefully curated selection of films, we explore the realities of war from multiple angles - from the emotional toll on soldiers and their families, to the economic, political, and environmental consequences for entire regions.
We believe that film has the power to inspire change, and that by sharing stories that challenge our assumptions and broaden our perspectives, we can work towards a more peaceful and just world. By showcasing independent films made without state interference, we aim to provide a platform for voices that might otherwise be silenced or marginalized.
Whether you are a seasoned film buff or simply looking to expand your horizons, we invite you to join us for this inspiring and thought-provoking festival. Together, we can build a world that values peace, justice, and human dignity.
1. Eligibility: Only anti-war themed films will be eligible for submission. Only films made without any interference from the state (e.g., state film funds) will be eligible for submission.
2. Submission: Films must be submitted through the festival's official website or any other designated online platform before the submission deadline. The festival organizers will not be responsible for any technical issues or problems that arise during the submission process.
3. Categories: The festival will feature different categories such as feature films, documentaries, short films, animation, etc. The festival organizers reserve the right to create or remove categories as they see fit.
4. Selection Process: The festival organizers will form a selection committee that will review all the submitted films and select the ones that will be screened during the festival. The committee's decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the selection process.
5. Language: All non-English language films must have English subtitles.
6. Formats: Films must be submitted in the appropriate format specified by the festival organizers. The festival organizers will not be responsible for any technical issues or problems that arise during the screening of films due to incorrect formats.
7. Screenings: The festival will screen the selected films at designated venues during the festival. The festival organizers reserve the right to change the screening schedule or venue as they see fit.
8. Awards: The festival will award prizes in different categories. The festival organizers reserve the right to change the number and type of awards as they see fit. The decision of the festival jury will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the award selection process.
9. Promotion: By submitting a film, the filmmaker grants the festival organizers the right to use excerpts from the film, stills, and trailers for promotional purposes.
10. Cancellation: The festival organizers reserve the right to cancel the festival or any part of it at any time without prior notice. In such an event, the festival organizers will not be liable for any expenses incurred by the filmmakers or attendees.