The inaugural Festival will take place May 29-June 5th, 2014 and will focus on films from and by filmmakers from three key regions: Middle East, South Asia and Israel (MESA region). Additionally, films by first-time feature filmmakers and student filmmakers will be eligible for submission. Films can be submitted in one of the following categories:
Short-subject narrative films (under 20mins) by student filmmakers enrolled in an Illinois Film School. Films must be produced post May 2012.
Click here to read detailed eligibility rules and fees for submitting a film.
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