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Refugees & forced migration

Egypt: Cairo Refugee Film Festival 2010

Call for films

2010-04-23, Issue 478

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The Cairo Refugee Film Festival (CRFF) is an Initiative that started in 2009 with the aim of organizing a film festival commemorating the World Refugee Day in June. For more information on last festival, please click here. This year, the initiative is supported by several collaborators namely St. Andrew’s Church and Congregation (Refugee Ministry), the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo, Egyptian Foundation for Refugee Rights (EFRR) and Tadamon: Egypt-Refugee Multicultural Council as well as others.

The Cairo Refugee Film Festival (CRFF) is an Initiative that started in 2009 with the aim of organizing a film festival commemorating the World Refugee Day in June. For more information on last festival, please click here. This year, the initiative is supported by several collaborators namely St. Andrew’s Church and Congregation (Refugee Ministry), the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo, Egyptian Foundation for Refugee Rights (EFRR) and Tadamon: Egypt-Refugee Multicultural Council as well as others.

The Cairo Refugee Film Festival is calling for films to be screened in June 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. The 2010 Festival aims at providing the Cairene audience with a critical yet hopeful look at the lives of refugees around the world.
For general inquiries, please e-mail: cairorefugeefilmfest@gmail.com

Regulations
Films meeting the following conditions are eligible for screening:
1. Documentaries and feature movies focusing on the resilience, struggle and coping mechanisms of refugees around the world
2. Films with English subtitles (if not originally in English).
3. Films produced after January 2008.

Film and Relevant Information Submission
Each participant is kindly asked to submit the following information:
1. Title of the film
2. A 150-word synopsis of the film
3. Trailer of the film
4. Website of the film (if any)

Final Selection
The film will be viewed by the Festival’s Committee. The participant will then be informed of their decision to screen or not to screen the film no later than 22 May, 2010.
Selected Films
The works that will be selected for screening at the Festival:
1. Must be rights-cleared
2. Will be subjected to Arabic subtitling
3. Will be stored for educational purposes

Shipping Information
Please note that:
1. Shipping expenses to the Festival for selection are to be paid by the entrants.
2. We need to be informed by e-mail of the title of the film, the date it has been sent, and the name and address of the participant. E-mail: cairorefugeefilmfest@gmail.com
3. DVDs should be sent to:
Outreach program
Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, American University in Cairo
113 El Kasr El Aini Street, P.O BOX 2511
Cairo 11511, Egypt
4. Deliveries from abroad should bear the following note: “Temporary Import – for cultural purposes only, of no commercial value”

Deadline for Submission: 20 May, 2010

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