The project which receives the most votes for Project of the Month will get a reported feature story about their project on Indiewire. From there, they will be in the running for Project of the Year.
Below are the seven projects up for the prize. Click on the film title to learn more about each project (descriptions courtesy of the filmmakers):
Scar Story: Paulette Leaphart is on a 1,000 mile topless walk from Biloxi, Mississippi to Washington DC to change the face of breast cancer.
The Reign: A controversial prep school teacher gets fired for “not teaching to the test,” and seeks vengeance by manipulating his students into staging a protest in his defense.
Facing East: A 12 week, 6,000 km journey from Germany to Turkey, retracing the route of the refugee crisis.
Sanctuary of Butterflies: Experience a film seeded thousands of years in Mexico’s musical past, as the father of Ethnorock, Luis Perez-Ixoneztli, guides us on an otherworldly journey to preserve the remnants of a forgotten culture.