Welcome to Arlington International Film Festival

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An honor to be recognized by the Arlington

Martin Luther King Committee

 

MLK AWARD 5

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CALL for FILM SUBMISSIONS

THE ARLINGTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HAS OPENED SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT THE KENDALL SQUARE CINEMA IN CAMBRIDGE, MA.

 The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) was founded in 2010, its mission being “to foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film — to nurture the next generation of filmmakers”. AIFF is a juried festival and welcomes submissions of feature length and short films in all genres.

Submission Form & Guidelines.2015

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NAYTHEN LOWE is the winner of the Arlington

International Film Festival Poster Contest

 

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Photos by Mona Sartoveh

    Naythen Lowe, a 10th grade student at Cambridge Charter School, Cambridge, MA and a participating student at the Community Art Center in Cambridge, has taken his first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning the 5th annual Arlington International Film Festival Poster Contest. As the winner of the 2015 Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) Poster Contest, Naythen’s winning design will become the international face of the 2015 Festival. Lowe’s poster was chosen from among the more than 50 entries submitted to the annual AIFF Poster Contest. Lowe, at 14 years of age is also an aspiring filmmaker and has been part of the Teen Media Program (TMP) at the Community Art Center in Cambridge for the past two years. As a member of the Video Studio Class at TMP, his films have focused on topics ranging from social justice to comedy. He is part of the DIYDS!- crew, has co-designed T-shirts for the DIYDS festival and is part of their selection committee that picks the best films to be screened out of the 150 youth films submitted. Sponsors:

MIRA, Watertown Savings Bank, ACMi, yourarlington.com, Punjab Restaurant, Whole Foods,
EUROCHANNEL, Quebrada Bakery, Lakota Bakery, Trader  Joe’s Arlington

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    CALL FOR ENTRIES

High School Student Filmmakers

The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is announcing its “Call for Student Entries”. In keeping with our desire to promote local artists, the organizers of the Festival would like to invite local student film makers to submit their shorts.  Part of AIFF’s mission is to nurture the next generation of filmmakers within our community. We welcome your submissions.

The Arlington International Film Festival

October 15 – 22, 2015

Kendall Square Cinema, MA

 

Film Categories: Shorts – 30 min or less

Narrative

Documentary

Animation

Experimental

 

Submission Deadline: May 30, 2015

 

Age Requirement: Students must be under 18 years of age and enrolled in high school

Parent Student Film Release

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AIFF PARTNERSHIP & EUROCHANNEL
The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF)
is pleased to announce its partnership with
EUROCHANNEL
for this year’s festival. With this partnership we look forward to expanding
our audience as well as film submissions.
Eurochannel is a world television channel dedicated to promoting European culture and lifestyle through movies, series and other programs dedicated to
European culture.
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Arlington International Film Festival See you at the Kendall Square Cinema October 15 – 22

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Media sponsors:

Yourarlington.com – Arlington Advocate – Bay State Banner Newspaper – Art Fuse Magazine – Boston Globe – CBS “El Centro” – Encuentro Latino TV Show – Imagine Magazine.

AIFF & Backstage (magazine and online casting notice community), is trying to build some rapport with indie filmmakers and let them know that Backstage can be a resource to indie filmmakers when they need to cast new projects. backstage.com

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Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is an award winning organization with its mission being to foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film. In 2013, AIFF was awarded the Alan McClennen Community Arts Award by the Arlington Center for the Arts, the Gold Star Award by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Person of the Year award by the Arlington Avocado Blog. Through the founding of AIFF, the mission has also focused on enriching the community and broadening the view of our world and ourselves. Utilizing the power of collaboration, AIFF has engaged and involved students, volunteers, businesses and town leaders, fellow arts organizations, and of course, filmmakers and directors from around the world. AIFF believes that the arts are here to connect us, to communicate across boundaries, and touch our common humanity.