Imprópria is a Gender Equality Film Festival happening in Ponta Delgada from the 21st to the 23rd of October 2021.

Its third edition will consist of an event of social and cultural intervention that aims to influence and educate an audience diverse in its age and social-economic status.

We want to defy the conventional and show the contemporary Azores, interested in innovative cultural dynamics, through the screening of films regarding the subject and the promotion of debates around it.

The purpose of the festival is to bring afloat the Gender Equality thematic and the struggle against prejudices and social stereotypes. It’s our understanding that the screening of films about the subject is an effective medium of exposing and discussing these topics.

We hope to stimulate discussion among our audience through film screenings. We aim to accentuate the cinema of feminist nature through the exhibition of fiction, documentary or experimental films.

In a time where the art world aims to end gender disparity, we want to be a pillar on the island and on the country for expression and artistic creation.

No prize, but we are willing to pay for the exhibition of the films.

This is a festival centering on Gender Equality issues, and as such the films submitted must have that theme.
The festival is open to filmmakers over 18 years old.
The festival accepts fiction, animation, documentary and experimental short films, with a maximum duration of 30 minutes.
Entries must be submitted with English subtitles or with Portuguese subtitles.
Submission is free of charge.
The deadline is September 1st 2021.
On October 1st the list of selected films will be posted on the festival website.
The participants authorize the use of a fragment of his work for possible broadcast and promotion.
The organization reserves the right to screen the submitted works. The authors will be notified first.
The organization assumes that participants have the rights to exhibit and promote the works and material presented and disclaims any responsibility for the violation of this rule.
The selected films can be shown on extensions of the festival up to 6 months after the festival.
Entry in the festival implies acceptance of these rules and the decision by the organization to resolve any incident occurring during any phase of the festival. The jury's choice is final.
The festival will take place in Ponta Delgada, Azores. In case of impossibility to screen the films in a theatre, due to Covid-19, the festival will take place on an online platform.

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