Chelsea Film Festival

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Chelsea, NY — Chelsea Film Festival is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best
Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Film Festival and ranks #6 in the Top 10
Film Festivals in North America.

Nominees for all categories were chosen by a panel of relevant experts which included
a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from; relevant expert
contributors; and sources for both these media and other Gannett properties. The
nomination panel for each award category is displayed on its associated contest page.
All voting was digital and the 10Best Readers' Choice Award contest was accessible on
the website.
The 7th Edition of the Chelsea Film Festival program will highlight American and
International feature-length, short films and documentaries from independent or
emerging filmmakers.

As Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Founder of The Chelsea Film Festival, stated:

“Making the World a Better Place by Giving a Voice to the Unheard”
The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) will hold its fifth edition in Chelsea, Manhattan from
October 18-21, 2018 at the AMC Loews 34th St.

CFF was founded by actresses Ingrid & Sonia Jean-Baptiste to give voices to the
unheard by providing a platform to independent films and discovering new talents.

Chelsea Film Festival Board of Directors consists of renowned industry insiders: Paul
Calderon, Elizabeth Kemp, and John Patrick Shanley.

The Advisory Board includes: Adi Stein, Adrienne Stern, Bruno Chatelin, Georges
Leclere, Jeff Bandman, Pascal Chemin, Michel Abramowicz, Michael Ruotolo, Pascal
Bonifay, Patrick Braoude, Richard Stein, Ron Agam, Thandeka Zwana, Thembi Mtshali-
Jones, Wissam Chahine and more.

Our Mission:
The Chelsea Film Institute is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural organization that
will help expose the underprivileged youth in Chelsea, NYC to the arts. Throughout the
year, CFI will offer free Arts classes to these economically disadvantaged children.
Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) is an international film festival, enlightening the work of
emerging filmmakers, producers, and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as
shorts, documentaries, and feature-length pieces. It empowers the work of risk-taking
storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent
artists and audiences around the world.

Connect with Chelsea Film Festival on our Social Media pages
@ChelseaFilmFestival @ChelseaFilmFest @ChelseaFilm @ChelseaFilmFestival

Press contact
Sarah Parker


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