Welcome to Arlington International Film Festival

2015 POSTER CONTEST: Call for Artists’ Submissions

 Create the POSTER that will become the face of the 2015 Arlington International Film Festival!

Guidelines:

  • One submission per student
  • Poster artwork must include:

2015 Arlington International Film Festival

October 15 – 22

  • Submit electronically as a JPEG file, 8.5 x 11, minimum resolution of  300 d.p.i.
  • Include name, high school, grade, email address, phone number, a brief bio and artist’s statement
  • Submission deadline is mid-night January 18, 2015
  • Email file to 2015PosterContest@gmail.com

NOTE: All design content within the poster must be created by the artist. A poster design with content copied from other artists’ work will be disqualified.

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ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEES

We have very exciting news that we want to share with you.  Three films that were screened with the Arlington International Film Festival in 2014 are among the 134 features nominated in the ‘Documentary Feature’ category for the 87th Academy Awards. They are:
BOTSO: The Teacher from Tbilisi –  ELENA - DOCUMENTED
Many thanks to our esteemed Jury for their deserning eyes and their expertise in the choice of films that we screen.

134 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2014 OSCAR® RACE

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AIFF Jury Awards

AIFF “Best of Festival” ELENA |Petra Costa, Director | Brazil | 2012 http://elenafilm.com/#trailer

AIFF “Best Documentary” BOTSO: The Teacher from Tbilisi |Tom Walters, Director | USA | 2013

 http://youtu.be/wqmPGAcery8

AIFF “Best Narrative” The Forgotten Kingdom |Andrew Mudge, Director | USA | 2013

http://www.forgottenkingdomthemovie.com/trailer/

The Forgotten Kingdom website - http://www.forgottenkingdomthemovie.com/buy-dvd/

AIFF “Best Narrative Short” The Man Who Fed His Shadow |Mario Garefo, Director | Greece | 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtF5Yz4kfBg

AIFF “Best Documentary Short”  NOT ANYMORE: A Story of Revolution |Matthew VanDyke, Director | USA | 2013    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_hwm5MSlIQ                                     

 

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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.