Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is extending the deadline for its "call for entries" until Saturday, June 15.
The festival will take place Oct. 23 - 27 at the Regent Theatre. Visit thewebsite for guidelines, checklist and the entry form..
Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) invites you to purchase your 2013 festival pass at the discounted rate of $35 through June 30.
The festival also announces its partnership with Acitrón Restaurant.
Opening night is set for Oct. 23 at the Regent Theatre. Join in the excitement as you mingle with visiting filmmakers, community leaders and other film lovers. This year’s after-party event will be hosted by Acitrón Cocina Mexicana Restaurant.
VIP ticket and festival pass holders will receive priority seating at the Regent and will be invited to attend an elegant reception at Acitrón.
The festival is an ideal setting where the creative, cultural and business worlds can come together to learn and share ideas.
AIFF offers you the rare opportunity of close and personal encounters with independent filmmakers, directors, producers and writers.
Foster the new generation of film makers by providing a forum for ideas, networking and bring the world of independent films to Arlington and to promote Arlington to the world.
For festival passes, make checks payable to:
Arlington International Film Festival
350 Mass Ave., No. 160, Arlington, MA 02474
Filmmakers will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by in August.
The AIFF will again feature juried awards for the following categories: Best of Festival, Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short, and Best Animation Short.
AIFF is much more than just a film festival; it is a celebration of cultures as well as a platform for recognizing the common global human experience.
• Features: Narrative and Documentary
• Shorts: Narrative, Documentary and Animation
• High School Shorts (students must be 18 or under)
Note: The submission fee for high school students is waived.
Mission Statement: To foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film — to nurture the next generation of filmmakers within our community.
Tax-deductible contributions should be made payable to the Festival's fiscal agent, MIRA, anon-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
This story was published Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, and updated numerous times, the latest May 2, 2013.