Sojourner Documentary and Short Film Festival (SDSFF) is a one-week annual event to be hosted in the month of August. It one of the activities of Sojourner Ltd whose aim is:
-Showcasing distinct African points of view through quality, engaging visual media narratives (documentaries, experimental film, animation, short film and video productions)
-To foster mutual understanding between cultures
-Heighten awareness of the art, craft and business of filmmaking
-Midwife networking, training, sponsorship and distribution opportunities for both upcoming and established practitioners and stakeholders in visual media.
-Have a strong hand in the development of an arts micro-economy in our area of operation
The festival is also an important debuting arena for upcoming documentary and short filmmakers in the East and Central African region
The innaugural Festival, which is scheduled to take place from August 10th - 17th at the Kenya National Theatre, Nairobi, KENYA, has launched its call for entries today. We are looking for documentaries and short films created between July 2009 and July 2010.
Details of the submission terms and conditions can be obtained here as well as the Festival Submission form. The early submission deadline is June 1st 2010 and the final deadline is the June 15th 2010.