Arica Nativa is Heritage Communication and Sustainable Development. Its purpose is to make children, youth and adults to fall in love with the natural and cultural treasures that remain heroically in the rural and indigenous areas of the planet.

RURAL FEATURE FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Rural Feature Films Award 2021, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 1,000 (one thousand american dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos); and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

RURAL SHORT FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Rural Short Films Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 500 (five hundred american dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos) and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

JALLALLA FEATURE FILM: INDIGENOUS MADE FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Jallalla Feature Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; USD 1,000 (one thousand dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos); and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

JALLALLA SHORT FILM: INDIGENOUS MADE FILMS

The selected films will compete for the Jallalla Short Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; USD 500 (five hundred dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos); and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

MALLKU FEATURE FILMS: FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE PLANET

The selected films will compete for the Mallku Feature Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 1,000 (one thousand american dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos) and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

MALLKU SHORT FILMS: FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE PLANET

The selected films will compete for the Mallku Short Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 500 (five hundred american dollars or its equivalent in chilean pesos) and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

AFRIKA FEATURE FILM: FOR THE PROMOTION OF CULTURAL RICHNESS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA IN THE WORLD

The selected films will compete for the A(f)rika Feature Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 1000 (one thousand american dollars or its equivalent in Chilean pesos) and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

AFRIKA SHORT FILM: FOR THE PROMOTION OF CULTURAL RICHNESS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA IN THE WORLD

The selected films will compete for the A(f)rika Short Award 2020, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 500 (five hundred american dollars or its equivalent in Chilean pesos) and an alpaca blanket produced by artisans from the Andean altiplano.

COMPETITION RULES OF ARICA NATIVA 2020 (for detailed info please visit www.aricanativa.cl)

1. Allows the participation of all kinds of films (fiction, documentary, experimental, animation) that portray stories of the rural world, the geographical and cultural space that survives outside the cities.

Features over 40 minutes (including credits)
Short up to 30 minutos (including credits)

- Rural Feature and short Films
- Jallalla, Films made by indigenous people: Features and Shorts
- Mallku, Landscapes Films: Features and Shorts
- Afrika, Afro Culture Films: Features and Shorts

2.- The submission of a film to the official 2021 competition entails a declaration of understanding and unconditional acceptance of the conditions of competition detailed hereby.

3.- The submission must be undertaken by the rights-holder in possession of the rights of exhibition, or else the submission must include a legally binding authorisation of exhibition. Such a legally binding document will be required for the official selection and inclusion of the film in the festival.

4.- Films which have participated in previous editions of the Arica Nativa Film Festival, either in pre-selection, official competition or parallel screenings, will not be accepted.

5.- Films which endorse racism, sexism, xenophobia, intolerance, and / or which intentionally offend human rights will not be accepted. This decision will be taken by the Programming Committee and will not be subject to appeal.

6.- A film cannot compete in more than one category.

7.- Works that have people linked to the Festival working in any of its areas as part of their team are not eligible to participate in the competition.

8.- Submission and reception of a film for official competition 2021 opens for all categories on April 1. Submissions close for all categories at 23:59 Chilean time, August 15, 2021.

9.- Applicants can withdraw a submission any time before the closing date of submissions, by sending a request letter to the Altiplano Fuondation from the rights-holder of the film.

10.- If the activities of the festival cannot be undertaken in person, the programming of the films will be transferred to the online platform www.aricanativa.cl where it will remain available to the public for the duration of the Festival. This platform is for viewing only and, in accordance with current Chilean legislation on intellectual property rights, does not allow downloading.

11.- The Arica Nativa Film Festival does not pay exhibition fees for the exhibition of films selected in the official competition.

12.- The winning films could be shown up to two times during the year, in screenings of the festival, following discussion with the legal representatives and rights-holders of the film. These screenings would be non-profit.

13.- Viewing links will only be made available to the programming team during the selection process. They will not be distributed or shared with other parties.

14.- The Altiplano Foundation cannot be held responsible for any violation of the current Chilean intellectual property laws in a film, including Law N° 17.336. Consequently, exclusive responsibility for complying with these laws, including the total or partial use of material subject to intellectual property rights, lies with the applicant.

15.- Films submitted will be considered in a selection process undertaken by the Arica Nativa Film Festival programming committee, which undertakes to evaluate every submitted film in accordance with its pertinence to the category in which it was submitted, as well as its technical and artistic qualities.

16.- Four films will be selected for each category in the feature film sections, and five in each category of the short film sections, for the official selection of 2021.

17.- The official selection will be announced and published on the festival’s webpage and on its social media on September 24, 2021. Applicants whose films are selected will be notified by the email contact given in the submission process.

18.- In the formal email communication of a film’s selection the following will be requested:
High quality exhibition copy (download archive in H264, MOV or MP4 using as a base a resolution of 1920x1080, 23, 97 fps and sound 2.0).
- Links to the trailer or promotional teaser.
- Publicity material such as a poster 69 x 105 cm (or 1956 x 2876 px), and 5 high resolution stills from the film.
- Legally binding authorisation letter for exhibition in Arica Nativa Film Festival 2020, signed by the legal representative of the rights-holder.
- If needed, Spanish subtitle file in .VTT format
- A press kit (not obligatory).

19.- This material must be received by October 4, 2021, 23:59h Chilean time.

20.- The exhibition copy must be sent by a platform such as WeTransfer, Mega, Dropbox or other to the email programacion@aricanativa.cl

21.- If the exhibition copy is not in Spanish, the film must be subtitled in Spanish. Altiplano Foundation cannot finance subtitling.

22.- If the material is not duly received by the Altiplano Foundation by the date given, the festival reserves the right to eliminate the film from the official selection.

23.- Films that are not selected will be notified by email to the contact email given in the submission process. The decision of the programming committee is final.

24.- The Altiplano Foundation reserves the right to reproduce clips of a selected film –not more than 3 minutes–. Consequently, rights-holders authorise the festival, by means of the submission process, to exhibit such clips. This authorisation is irrevocable, as of the date of the close of submissions. Altiplano Foundation reserves the right to exhibit photographs of the films for publicity either in print or digital media, in information flyers and other communication media, as well as in the official catalogue of the festival and its other associated publications.

25. Arica Nativa is an audiovisual project of the Altiplano Foundation that aims to make the new generations fall in love with the natural and cultural treasures preserved in the rural and indigenous world. The films received in all the competitions of the Arica Nativa Film Festival will have an opportunity to be promoted through the following websites: www.aricanativa.com and www.fundacionaltiplano.cl, as well as the activities of Arica Nativa and/or Altiplano Foundation.

For any query, contact us through: programacion@aricanativa.cl

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  • I am proud to have attended your good festival with my film🙏💐

    November 2020
  • marianne george

    So grateful that We, the Voyagers films were a part of the ARICA Nativa FF. So good to see so many important and artful films and learn what others are doing and why.

    November 2020
  • Mario Manríquez

    Un festival impecable, bien organizado. Un lujo haber sido parte de la selección. Larga vida a Arica Nativa.

    November 2020
  • Rodrigo Sena Sena

    Festival interessante com temas relevantes ,prazer em participar.

    November 2019
  • Thank you very much!
    Muchas gracias!

    November 2019