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Statewide – Submit to the Bethesda Film Fest – Jan 11 deadline – $25 fee

The Bethesda Film Fest is accepting submissions for the

7th annual festival in April 2019.


Short (5-30 minute), documentary films by filmmakers from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be considered. Films must have been completed within the last two years. All topics are eligible. A film by a young filmmaker, under age 18, may also be chosen.


Selected Films: Selected filmmakers will receive a $1,000 honorarium. Young filmmakers will receive a $250 honorarium. Selected films will be shown at all three festival screenings.


Festival Dates: Friday, April 5 & Saturday, April 6, 2019

Screenings take place at Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda, MD. Filmmakers are required to attend the screening and speak about their work.


Submission Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019


Submissions & More Info: https://filmfreeway.com/BethesdaFilmFest

Filmmakers may also submit their films by sending a DVD and completed application found here: https://www.bethesda.org/sites/default/files/u14/Film_Fest_App2019-FORM.pdf