The International Social Change Film Festival (or "ChangeFest") is a transformative experience that occupies the intersection of storytelling, fun and activism.
ChangeFest showcases stories-via film, art, music, theatre, spoken word, and more-from all over the world on streaming platforms and in person to:
1 - Educate and inspire the international community on some of the global wrongs occurring each and every day
2 - Pair that experience with opportunities to get involved with organizations and leaders committed to righting the wrongs highlighted featuring a clear call to action
3 - Build community through artistry and shared stories
Changefest Choice: Most popular film chosen by a live audience
Call to Action Award: Clearest and most impactful call to action
Community Awareness Award: Brings the culture of a community to light
Best of Criminal Justice Reform
Best of Social Welfare
Best of Healthcare/Disability Rights
Best of Foreign Policy and Immigration
Best of Gender Equality and LGBTQ+
Best of Changefest Youth
Best of Global Sustainability
Best of Artivism
The award for Changefest Choice honors the film that ChangeFest attendees, followers and members of film selection committee determines best captures the spirit of ChangeFest. The winner is decided by a live audience.
Accepted films clearly highlight a social issue and have a call to action leading to future social change. The submission fee cannot be waived.