Sponsor Spotlight: Inktip 

“Getting the right script into the right hands”

Did you know that more than 200 films were produced from scripts found through InkTip InkTip Logo Newan innovative online platform that connects writers and industry professionals? We hope that socially relevant scripts submitted to our 2nd festival edition will grow these numbers further! In partnership with InkTip, Continue reading

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3 Questions to a Team Member

Constance Dubois 

Every month, SR will introduce a member of our hard-working staff to our readers for a behind-the-scenes insight into the exciting process of producing SR Film Festival. This month, we focus on Constance Dubois, our Community and Education Outreach Coordinator.

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Constance Du Bois

What is your role in the festival?

Officially, I am in charge of community and educational outreach, building interest and support for the festival among social and educational organizations throughout NYC. I am also part of the film selection committee. Unofficially, I help wherever necessary.

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The Founding Artistic Director’s Word

Editorial for the First Issue of our Newsletter
by Nora Armani

Have you ever thought of what the world would be like if there were no violence in our lives, and if conflict were limited to a respectful exchange of disagreement?

Armani_Nora_790_ret2SMConflict is a necessary ingredient for drama and for social change. Conflict theorists of sociology stipulate that without a healthy degree of conflict, societies stagnate and cannot progress or thrive. Conflicting opinions create competition between groups which in turn forms the basis for the ever-changing nature of society. However, when conflict escalates to unmanageable levels Continue reading

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Sponsor Spotlight: Fair  

“I’ll have a vodka, socially relevant please”

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Quinoa on the rocks, and make it socially relevant please.

Believe it or not, thanks to our partner FAIR, you will be able to sip the SR Martini before and after your socially relevant movie! FAIR Vodka – made from ethically and sustainably sourced quinoa – will be served on the house at The Fourth/ Botequim Restaurant during the festival’s opening and closing nights and throughout the week. We are extremely proud to be partnering with the world’s first and unique Fair Trade Certified spirits brand. Continue reading

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West Harlem Art Fund announces partnership w/Socially Relevant Film Fest

West Harlem Art Fund announces partnership w/Socially Relevant Film Fest.

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Closing night party at Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York

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Moving Stories Moves Around the Festival Circuits

Hello form Monaco. Moving Stories was screened yesterday at the Monaco Charity Film Festival and was very well received. Nora Armani in attendance was interviewed following it, and the film was screened a second time later as there was a request for it. It screens again today…
Here is a link to the event launch, and some photos posted on on the French Riviera site: http://www.french-riviera-tendances.org/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&view=category&id=814%3Apresentation-du-8eme-monaco-charity-film-festival-du-10-au-14-mai-2013&Itemid=37

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