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Open Call for Film and Video Art Submissions: Second Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards

Open Call for Film and Video Art Submissions: Second Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards

Second Annual 3rd i Awards 2014

 

OPEN CALL FOR SHORT FILMS AND VIDEO ART

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014 

Alwan 3rd i Awards

 

$1000 for Best Narrative/Documentary Film 

$1000 for Best Video Art Production 

$500 Alwan 3rd i Audience Award

 

Submissions Deadline: December 1st, 2014

 

SAVE THESE DATES  

 

Submission deadline: December 1st, 2014 

Notification: December 8th, 2014 

Screening and Awards: December 17th, 2014 

Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY have launched the second annual Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition and are soliciting new, short films and/or video art (produced 2012 or later) by Arab/ Middle Eastern/ North African directors OR films about those regions and their diasporas by filmmakers of all backgrounds.

The Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition aims to present the very best in recent short films and video art that increase awareness of the creative vitality and sociopolitical realities of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as their global diasporas. Films of all genres are welcome. Please limit submissions to 20 minutes or less total running time. All submissions will be screened and selected for screening by an appointed selection committee

To submit please include ALL of the following information in this format:

1) Original and English title, synopsis, running time (20 minutes or less), country, year of production, languages used, subtitles (if any)

2) URL link to video online (Vimeo, YouTube, etc) OR DVD preview copy

3) Director bio, cast/crew list

4) Contact email, phone number, and website if available

5) Film still shots (2-5) total, as 300 dpi jpg or tiff files

6) Screening history; awards

7) All possible screening formats available

Important: please note submissions that do not include all the required information may not be reviewed by the selection committee

MAIL SUBMISSIONS TO

Alwan 3rd i Awards Submissions 

Alwan for the Arts / Melissa Forstrom Al Kadhi

16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor

New York NY 10004

Tel.: 646.732.3261

For questions or to submit electronically e-mail

melissa@alwanforthearts.org 

Other Announcements

NEXT AT ALWAN! 

Saturday, November 1st, 8pm 

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

NAVID KANDELOUSI 

in Concert with Special Guest Sina Sarlark 

  Sina Sarlak: Vocals

Navid Kandelousi: Kamanchah & Taar

Patrick McGuire: Cello

Jeremy Smith: Percussion

Ava Nazar: Piano

Piruz Partov: Bass

 

Navid Kandelousi is a highly accomplished musician who integrates Western classical and traditional Persian music on a dynamic breadth of instruments including the Kamanchah and Taar. Accompanying Kandelousi and contributing to the repertoire will be Sina Sarlak, Patrick McGuire, Jeremy Smith, Ava Nazar and Pirus Partov from the Juilliard School of Music.

Tickets: $20 General | $15 for Students and Seniors

 (Buy now*) (*A small online fee is applied)

Doors open at 7:30 pm  + more info 

Classes at Alwan

MUSIC AND CALLIGRAPHY

BEGINNER OUD WITH ZAFER TAWIL

Sundays: 3:00pm-4:30pm

Session: October 26th – November 30th (6 week Session)

Tuition: $210 | Instuctor: Zafer Tawil

+ more info 

 

ARAB RHYTHM & PERCUSSION WITH ZAFER TAWIL

Sundays: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Session: October 26th – November 30th (6 week Session)

Tuition: $210 | Instuctor: Zafer Tawil

+ more info 

 

ARABIC SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY

THULUTH – LETTER BY LETTER

Sundays: 10:00am-3:00pm

Session: November 9th – December 7th (4 week Session)

Tuition: $600 | Instuctor: Elinor Holland

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