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Jim & Robin <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 13 Jan 2000 10:41:57 -0600
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Thanks to all who entered the 1999 Festival!  The second Ajijic Festival
Internacional de Cine will be held November 8-12, 2000.  Film and video
entries are due by July 15, 2000.

James E. Lloyd, President of the Festival's Board of Directors, hopes to
double our first year's submissions to at least 200 entries.  The emphasis
of this festival, as it was with our inaugural effort last year, will be the
celebration, discovery and recognition of talent from around the world.  In
addition, we will expand opportunities for filmmakers to meet with
distributors and studio production executives from North America, Europe,
Asia and South America.

Festival 1999 award winners included Morita Noriko of Tokyo Japan for
Animation; Nurit Kedar, from Israel for Documentary; Cindy Paul and Lonny
Riddle from Chapala Jalisco Mexico for Screenplay; Ryan Webb and Kris Moran
from Boston Massachusetts for Short Subject; Nora Jacobson from Norwich
Vermont for Independent Feature Film; and David Mamet for The Winslow Boy,
best studio feature.

Entry forms in English, and Espaņol are available at the Festival Website:
or via email at: [log in to unmask]

For initial consideration by the Festival Jury, entries must be received by
July 15 and should be submitted in VHS (NTSC) video.  Entries selected for
inclusion in the festival will be screened in either 35mm or VHS video.

For more information in English, contact James E. Lloyd at (376) 6-30-70 or
Isabel Fuente, Festival Board Vice-President, at (376) 6-08-22 or 6-19-20
for information in Espaņol or via email at: [log in to unmask]

Please pass along this information to anyone you think may be interested in
entering a film or video.

Robin Lawrason

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