October 20, 2000

Films and Videos For Eighth Annual Latino Film Festival Sought

The organizers of the Eighth Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) are now accepting entries for the 2001 festival. SDLFF will take place March 6-11, 2001 at Mann Hazard Center 7 located in beautiful San Diego, California. The upcoming festival will consist of 22 programs with over 55 feature and short films to be screened. Deadline for submissions to the festival is November 30, 2000.

The San Diego Latino Film Festival was originally established seven years ago as a student film festival focusing on works by Latinos and/or about the Latino Experience. Since that time, the San Diego Latino Film Festival has developed into one of the larger and well-respected Latino film festivals in the country. Over 22,000 people have attended during the past six years and 350 films/videos from across Latin America and the United States have been screened.

Send all entries to: San Diego Latino Film Festival 2001, c/o Media Arts Center San Diego, 2039 29th Street., San Diego, CA 92104, U.S.A., TEL (619) 230-1938, E-MAIL sdlff@sdlatinofilm.com. For return of application materials there is a $15 handling fee payable by check or money order to: Media Arts Center San Diego. Materials will not be returned without the handling fee.

For additional information on submitting a film and/or video, contact festival organizers at (619) 230-1938. Additional information and the official Entry Form can also be found by visiting the festival's website at www.sdlatinofilm.com.

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