Toxics Link and India International Centre (IIC) invite entries from green film makers for “Quotes from the Earth”, an environmental film festival. Its time again for green filmmakers to show that they care for the environment, want and will make a difference! The Environment Film Festival, 2010 will be held on 4th-5th Dec 2010 at India International Centre, New Delhi. The films should be in and around the environmental milieu and be able to bring to the fore a subject/issue/concern on it. The films should preferably be recent, however a film from the past not gained much public attention but deserves it is an amiss. Of the entries, the films to be screened will be selected by a panel that includes experts from the field.
Quotes from the earth is a discursive platform to highlight the environmental challenges at the national and international level through films which happen to be one of the most powerful medium of communication and discussion. Since 2004, “Quotes from the Earth” has been an attempt to highlight the environmental challenges faced by people not only in India but also at the international diaspora,with a focus on water, hunger, survival, climate change, livelihood and so forth. With a plethora of films screened and thematic discussions gathering eminent academicians, vibrant activists and dedicated filmmakers the focus of the film festival since its inception has been to generate awareness and it is strictly non-commercial.
Interested Film makers should in your entries with the completed application form latest by 1st of September 2010. For further information and to download the application form, click here to visit Quotes for the Earth 2010 website.