that The Black Harvest International Film Festival in Chicago has been in
existence for over 20 years already. Where does the time go?
another year, and so that means it’s another festival, and therefore Black Harvest has officially started
soliciting submissions for this year’s event, which will be held, as always,
this summer at the Gene Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago.
always, it takes place during the entire month of August, this year from August
7 until the September 3, which makes it, perhaps, the longest film festival in the
countryand perhaps the world
the festival celebrated its 20th anniversary and it broke all previous attendance
records, so the goal is to even beat last year’s numbers.
Any and all
films completed in 2013-15 dealing with any aspect of the black experience
worldwide, are requested, whether it’s a short or a feature length film,
documentary to narrative to experimental, from a five minute short to a 3 hour
epic, and everything in between. The only absolute is that the film must not
have been previously screened in Chicago or is scheduled to be screened in
Chicago before August.
welcome to submit! The deadline for this year is June 2nd, (which we be upon us
before you know it) and, of course, there is no fee to submit a film for
the official 2015 Black Harvest submission form, go right HERE