SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY unveils 65 films from 33 countries for its Eighth Edition Official Selection #SRFF2021 during a LIVE YouTube broadcast
SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY, #SRFF2021 goes online once again due to the current health restrictions with a slate of 65 films from 33 countries. The festival’s eighth season brings international and local films, panels, script readings, and networking opportunities from March 15-21. Films stream over the week for a nominal $7 ticket price each or a $50 All-Access Pass. Early Bird and advance purchased tickets and passes are now on sale on the festival website at a discount.
Our panels and workshops include Distribution and post-COVID Trends, The Importance of PR and the Press/Media in film Distribution, and the script-writing contest finalist scripts readings.
Under our partnership with the UN group NGO CSW the festival screens films and holds a panel discussion by distinguished women, at the 65th Forum in the Exhibit Booth as part of the NGO CSW Parallel Events.
The narrative feature films are:
- Angie: Lost Girls (USA)
- Antigone (Canada)
- Dustwun (Mexico)
- I Am Not Blond (France)
- I Married My Mother (Italy)
- My Mexican Bretzel (Spain)
- Should the Wind Drop (France-Artsakh)
- The Buffalo Man (Mexico)
The documentary films are:
- A Walk In Her Shoes (USA)
- Acts of Resistance: Heavy Metal Music in Latin America (Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala)
- Back To Sölöz (France, Turkey)
- ¡Boza! (USA, Morocco)
- Chef Antonio’s Recipes for Revolution (Australia, Italy)
- My Blood Is Red (United Kingdom)
- Open Honest Conversations (USA)
- OUT LOUD (USA)
- Samira’s Dream (Ndoto Ya Samira) (Ireland, Tanzania)
- Shaw Rising (USA)
- Stalking Chernobyl (Brazil, USA, Russia)
- The Boys Who Said NO! (USA)
This year a special category about the pandemic, or films shot on zoom during the pandemic complete the collection.
Short films are presented under the following themes:
Climate Change and Sustainability, Migration Immigration, Empowering Women, Indigenous People, LGBTQ Stories, Genocide and Survival, Forms of Protest, Youth and Children, Home and Belonging, Disability in a Positive light, Human and Sex Trafficking, Race Prejudice and Discrimination.
Visit www.ratedsrfilms.org for details, tickets, and eventually the schedule for the “Meet the Filmmakers” live sessions.
SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York – 8th edition online – March 15-21, 2021
SRFF was founded in 2013 by actress/filmmaker Nora Armani in a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling. SRFF is a non-profit 501(c)3 film festival whose mission is to promote filmmakers who produce socially relevant™ film content. Over 400 films from 35 countries have been screened to date. Spokespersons of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY include Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, Erin Brockovich, Martin Sheen, Pulitzer Prize, and Tony award-winner Robert Schenkkan, best-selling French novelist Marc Levy, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award Winner Guy Davidi, American TV person, and author Gretchen Carlson.http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/
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