CALL FOR ENTRIES 2017

We are seeking films that provide a unique opportunity to experience the variety and vitality of later life.

The Legacy Film Festival on Aging showcases films from around the world that celebrate older adulthood and deal with the challenges and triumphs of aging.

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Entry Guidelines

  • Film must portray people 55 years of age and older.
  • Both foreign and American short and feature-length narrative, documentary, experimental and animation films are welcome.
  • Films must be in English, or have English subtitles that are clearly differentiated from the background.
  • Films must be submitted for preview in online version (Vimeo link with password), or in special cases, DVD hard copy format. DVD entries must be labeled with title, name of artist, date of completion, and length.
  • If chosen, final film must be sent by July 1, and be available for screening September 2017.
  • Films should dispel stereotypes about aging and older adults, and educate viewers about aging in an entertaining and compelling manner.
  • Intergenerational stories with one key subject 55+ years are welcomed. (Also interested in films on boomers and their millennial children).
  • Films may be eligible for future Legacy Film Series and distribution: see www.legacyfilmseries.com.
  • Note: Preview films in DVD format will not be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed, postage-paid mailer with the title of the production clearly indicated on the mailer.

Terms & Conditions

Once accepted for screening, an exhibition print for Festival screening will be requested from the entrant. All exhibition films must be received July 1, 2017.

Jpgs will be requested for reproduction on website and in program book. (Resolution requirements for website resolution: 72ppi; for print (program and flyers) 300ppi.

Every care will be taken to safeguard films and publicity materials while they are in the possession of the Festival. However, if loss or damage occurs, the Festival cannot accept or assume responsibility.

2017 CFE has ended

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