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Robin Murray <[log in to unmask]>
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Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival Call for Film Submissions

Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival
	Eastern Illinois University

Festival Date: March 23

Call for Submissions

Deadline: March 1, 2011

We are looking for films of high artistic quality that satisfy at least two of the following criteria:
1.	Films created with an emphasis on gender and/or social justice issues
2.	Films that link local and global issues
3.	Films created by people underrepresented in the media field (women, people of color, queer/transgendered, the disabled)
4.	Films made by people from the Central Illinois area

How to submit: 
Send a DVD or videotape of your film and a cover letter to:

Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival
Women’s Studies Program
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
Attn: Robin Murray

1.	Films should be short: under 60 minutes in length.
2.	Film DVD or videotape should be labeled with a) your name, address, and email address and b) the title of your film.
3.	You should email us an acknowledgement at [log in to unmask]
4.	In your cover letter, explain how you and your film fit our criteria and include a two-three sentence synopsis.

Note: There is no submission fee for this film festival.
This film festival promotes the mission of our Women’s Studies Program: to promote an understanding of how issues related to gender, age, race, economic status, sexual identity, and nationality affect women's lives and the communities in which they live. In order to promote an equitable and sensitive environment for all persons, Women’s Studies also responds to issues affecting women on campus and in the community. 

Robin L. Murray, PhD
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Eastern Illinois Writing Project Director
Film Studies Minor Advisor
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

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