SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival Official Selection Unveiled

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY unveils 65 films from 33 countries for its Eighth Edition Official Selection #SRFF2021 during a LIVE YouTube broadcast
By: SR Socially Relevant Film Festival, Inc
 
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NEW YORK - Feb. 9, 2021 - PRLog -- SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY, #SRFF2021 goes online once again due to the current health restrictions with a slate of 65 films from 33 countries. The festival's eighth season brings international and local films, panels, script readings, and networking opportunities from March 15-21. Films stream over the week for a nominal $7 ticket price each or a $50 All-Access Pass. Early Bird and advance purchased tickets and passes are now on sale on the festival website at a discount.

Our panels and workshops include Distribution and post-COVID Trends, The Importance of PR and the Press/Media in film Distribution, and the script-writing contest finalist scripts readings.

Under our partnership with the UN group NGO CSW the festival screens films and holds a panel discussion by distinguished women, at the 65th Forum in the Exhibit Booth as part of the NGO CSW Parallel Events.

The narrative feature films are:
  • Angie: Lost Girls (USA)
  • Antigone (Canada)
  • Dustwun (Mexico)
  • I Am Not Blond (France)
  • I Married My Mother (Italy)
  • My Mexican Bretzel (Spain)
  • Should the Wind Drop (France-Artsakh)
  • The Buffalo Man (Mexico)
The documentary films are:
  • A Walk In Her Shoes (USA)
  • Acts of Resistance: Heavy Metal Music in Latin America (Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala)
  • Back To Sölöz (France, Turkey)
  • ¡Boza! (USA, Morocco)
  • Chef Antonio's Recipes for Revolution (Australia, Italy)
  • My Blood Is Red (United Kingdom)
  • Open Honest Conversations (USA)
  • OUT LOUD (USA)
  • Samira's Dream (Ndoto Ya Samira) (Ireland, Tanzania)
  • Shaw Rising (USA)
  • Stalking Chernobyl (Brazil, USA, Russia)
  • The Boys Who Said NO! (USA)
This year a special category about the pandemic, or films shot on zoom during the pandemic complete the collection.

Short films are presented under the following themes:
Climate Change and Sustainability, Migration Immigration, Empowering Women, Indigenous People, LGBTQ Stories, Genocide and Survival, Forms of Protest, Youth and Children, Home and Belonging, Disability in a Positive light, Human and Sex Trafficking, Race Prejudice and Discrimination.

Visit www.ratedsrfilms.org for details, tickets, and eventually the schedule for the "Meet the Filmmakers" live sessions.

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York - 8th edition online - March 15-21, 2021

SRFF was founded in 2013 by actress/filmmaker Nora Armani in a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms of storytelling. SRFF is a non-profit 501(c)3 film festival whose mission is to promote filmmakers who produce socially relevant™ film content. Over 400 films from 35 countries have been screened to date. Spokespersons of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY include Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, Erin Brockovich, Martin Sheen, Pulitzer Prize, and Tony award-winner Robert Schenkkan, best-selling French novelist Marc Levy, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award Winner Guy Davidi, American TV person, and author Gretchen Carlson.  http://www.ratedsrfilms.org/

To obtain preview screeners contact the festival at ratedsrfilms@gmail.com

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