Re: Mead Extended Deadline

From: Lauren Howes (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jun 01 2009 - 09:35:38 PDT

Hey Ariella,
It was great to see you in Oberhausen ­ quick question, do you guys pay
screening fees at MM?


On 6/1/09 12:23 PM, "Ariella Ben-Dov" <email suppressed> wrote:

> The Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival has EXTENDED the Deadline to JUNE
> 26! Please help us spread the word. Thank you.
> Seeking documentaries, animation, essay films, experimental works,
> indigenous media, and more. Films and videos can be any length. Send your
> non-fiction work today and be a part of the longest running Festival of
> documentary film in the United States. Please note the Festival screens
> works about all communities and topics. In addition, each year the Mead
> showcases a series highlighting the latest exhibition featured at the
> Museum. Coming up is an exhibition highlighting themes surrounding SILK
> ROAD. Please help us spread the word and find even more works that might fit
> into this category.
> * There are now two ways of submitting your work to the Festival:
> 1. Mail us your film along with an entry form. All forms and guidelines
> can be downloaded from the web site at:
> 2. Submit your film through Without A Box at:
> * Donıt forget to SIGN UP:
> Join the Facebook group Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival and get updates
> about screenings and other Festival related events:
> Please pass this on to your colleagues, friends, neighbors, students, and
> resident filmmakers. For more information on submission requirements and
> other details, please check out the guidelines and Mead FAQs on our website
> See you at the movies.
> Each year, the Traveling Festival brings highlights from the Mead to sites
> throughout the US and abroad, providing access to innovative work from
> around the world. It is comprised of seven programs, each program between
> one and two hours, depending on the length of the films. To book the
> Traveling Festival or see our line-up go to:
> History of the Mead
> The American Museum of Natural Historyıs Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival
> is the longest-running showcase for international documentaries in the
> United States. Encompassing a broad spectrum of work, from indigenous
> community media to experimental nonfiction, the Festival is distinguished by
> its outstanding selection of titles, which tackle diverse and challenging
> subjects, representing a range of issues and perspectives, and by the forums
> for discussion with filmmakers and speakers.
> The Mead was founded by the American Museum of Natural History in 1977, in
> honor of pioneering anthropologist Margaret Mead on her seventy-fifth
> birthday and her fiftieth year at the Museum. A film festival represented an
> especially apt form with which to celebrate Mead's life, as she was one of
> the first anthropologists to recognize the significance of film for
> fieldwork. To this day, the Festival continues to extend Mead's vision of
> bringing important topics and viewpoints to a general public.
> Organized by the Museumıs Public Programs Division in the Department of
> Education, the Festival is held each November as well as a Traveling
> Festival, which includes a selection of titles from the Festival. The
> Traveling Festival screens at museums, universities and theaters throughout
> the United States and abroad.
> __________________________________________________________________
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.