Arpa International Film Festival

Arpa International Film Festival
Los Angeles, United States

2019, Finished
Sun 11th Aug to Fri 11th Oct

Festival Overview

The mission of the Arpa International Film Festival is to cultivate cultural understanding and global empathy and to create a dynamic forum for international cinema with a special focus on the work of filmmakers who explore the issues of Diaspora, war, genocide, dual identity, exile and multi-culturalism. A strong emphasis is placed on ideals of independent thought, artistic vision, cultural diversity and social understanding.

Awards

Best Feature Film
Best Screenplay
Best Director
Best Documentary Film
Best Short Film
Best Animated Film
Arpa Foundation Award
Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award
Arpa/AT&T Award for Environmental Conservation and Stewardship
Lifetime Achievement Award
Career Achievement Award

Genres

Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy French Gay and Lesbian Historical Horror Independent Jewish Music Video Musical National Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Student Thriller Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Alex Kalognomos
Festival Director
Armen Toumajan
Programmer

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

The festival is open to all filmmakers.

Formats:

35 mm
16 mm
Beta SP
DVD

Fees:

$40 - $65 depending on genre and payment date.

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