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network 28/01/2013 - 04:00PM

Call for Submissions Deadline Extended: Divine Interventions

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Cinema Politica is currently seeking submissions of independent Canadian works for a special screening project called Divine Interventions: Documentary, Spirituality and Social Justice. We have extended the deadline to March 31, 2013.Led by Cinema Politica, the project is a partnership with the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) and the Inspirit Foundation.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Divine Interventions: Documentary, Spirituality and Social Justice explores the role spirituality, religion and secularism play in fostering or inhibiting a plurality of perspectives, understanding across cultural, religious, and ethnic borders, and participation in social causes. This screening initiative starts in inclusive spaces where audiences, artists and activists interrogate the intersection of spirituality and social justice, and subsequently moves on to a sustained online conversation with the aim of fostering engaged communities across geographic barriers.

The project will consist of 30-40 documentary screenings followed by panel discussions and open forum dialogues held at Cinema Politica locals, on campuses across Canada, beginning in the spring of 2013.

SUBMITTING WORK

We are looking for short, medium and feature-length experimental and narrative documentaries that explore the intersection of spirituality and social justice. We are interested in works that advance a dialogue around the ways in which spirituality and religion affect activism and/or other aspects of social justice.

Please send online screener links to: programming [at] cinemapolitica [dot] org, and mail DVD submissions to the following address: Cinema Politica Submissions , PO Box 55097 (Mackay) , Montreal, QC H3G 2W5

For couriered packages, please send to: Cinema Politica Submissions, 5333 Casgrain, Suite #1109 , Montreal, QC H2T 1X3

There is no cost to submit your work to Cinema Politica and we are not responsible for lost or stolen items, nor are we responsible for returning submitted works. Our submission guidelines can be found at cinemapolitica.org/submit-a-film

If you have any other questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us at:programming [at] cinemapolitica [dot] org