Socially Relevant Film Festival wrap-up

Closing night full of awards, tributes, and recognitions… Thank you all and most of all the SR Socially Relevant Film Festival team and supporters!

Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

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SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York wraps 2nd edition with awards to the winning films, in Memoriam to Albert Maysles and the Justice and Peace Award to Guy Davidi

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York wrapped its 2nd annual edition on March 22, at The Fourth Restaurant, after a week of screenings of 53 films from 33 countries and weekend industry panels. The festival opened at CUNY Graduate Center – Proshansky Auditorium with Hüseyin Karabey’s Come to My Voice sponsored by the German Consulate General of New York and co-sponsored by MEMEAC CUNY.

The following two days of the festival took place at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem, the home of legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles who was scheduled to give a Masterclass and participate in the Storytelling panel of SR 2015. SR Film festival honored Albert Maysles posthumously, in Memoriam, with the Lifetime of Inspiration Award for…

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This is the Official Blog of SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY. Socially Relevant Film content, human interest stories in film and on TV, good storytelling without the need of resorting to gratuitous violence, crime and excessive sensationalism, and without violent forms of moviemaking is what we believe in. We also, strongly believe that just as negative images and violence breed more violence, creativity, enlightenment and information create a better world for all concerned. Our mission is to become a platform that showcases this type of socially relevant film content.
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