SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY

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Cinema Village

22 East 12th Street

New York, NY 10003

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The fifth edition of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York takes place at Cinema Village in Downtown Manhattan and neighboring venues SVA Social Documentary Film Campus and CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing). The dates of the fifth edition are March 16-22, 2018.

The 70 films in the offering range from Narrative Fiction Features, Documentary Features, Short films in the fiction and documentary categories, VR/ 360° films, and a scriptwriting competition that also offers readings with a cast of actors for the seven finalist scripts. The films represent 35 countries. The winners of each category are awarded special prizes that come in the form of trophies created by Michael Aram, Anet Abnous, and from a number of the film industry and professional partners such as Candy Factory, Cinema Libre Studio, IndiePix, Sundance NowDoc Channel, InkTip, FinalDraft, Resolution Rentals and others.

A number of workshops and panels complement the film screenings as the educational component of the festival, and these touch upon such topics as editing, distribution, pitching for film projects, filming in New York from the Governor's Office for Film, Low Budget Film Production at SAG-AFTRA, Measuring the social impact of films, and others.

Through its TV access at MNN studios, SR Film Festival offers additional exposure to filmmakers through televised red carpet interviews.

Spokespersons and guests of SR Socially Relevant ™ Film Festival NY include Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, Erin Brockovich, Martin Sheen, Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning writer Robert Schenkkan, prolific and best-selling French novelist Marc Levy, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award Winner Guy Davidi, American TV commentator and author Gretchen Carlson, and Liaison Officer of Tibet and the Dalai Lama, Kunga Tashi.

SRFF partners with film schools, cultural organizations and representations of foreign consulates and embassies in New York, and socially responsible brands, focusing on specific topics and offering discounted access to their membership. Inquiries are welcome at ratedsrfilms@gmail.com.

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Cinema Village

22 East 12th Street

New York, NY 10003

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