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✨ Championing Social Justice Through Film ✨

The Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival is excited to open its doors for submissions, inviting filmmakers worldwide to contribute to the global conversation on social justice and change. Our festival serves as a powerful platform to amplify voices that address pressing issues related to social, political, environmental, economic, medical injustice, and human rights advocacy.

We look forward to showcasing a diverse array of creative voices that explore the intersection of art and film, pushing the boundaries of storytelling and visual expression.



Embark on a Cinematic Journey Towards Freedom!

The Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival (PTAFF) is thrilled to announce a special program for its 2024 edition - "The Search for Liberation." We invite filmmakers worldwide to submit films that explore and celebrate various forms of liberation. This unique program aims to showcase stories that inspire, challenge, and ignite the spirit of freedom in all its diverse manifestations.


KEY THEME: "Breaking Chains, Embracing Freedom"


We seek to explore:

Personal Liberation: Films exploring individual journeys of self-discovery, overcoming personal obstacles, and embracing authenticity.

Social Liberation: Narratives highlighting movements, revolutions, and collective efforts to dismantle societal barriers and promote inclusivity.

Cultural Liberation: Celebrating the preservation and evolution of cultural identity, traditions, and artistic expressions.

Political Liberation: Documentaries and narratives focusing on political struggles, activism, and the pursuit of justice and democracy.

Spiritual Liberation: Films exploring the search for meaning, connection, and spiritual enlightenment.

Environmental Liberation: Addressing environmental challenges and the quest for sustainable and harmonious coexistence with nature.




  1. Eligibility:

    • Open to filmmakers worldwide.

  2. Submission Categories:

    • Feature Films, Short Films, Documentary, Animation, Experimental, and Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences.

  3. Submission Criteria:

    • Films must resonate with the theme of liberation.

    • Creativity, authenticity, and the ability to inspire will be key criteria.

  4. How to Submit:

    • Visit our official festival submission platform [Insert Submission Link]

    • Complete the online submission form.

    • Upload your film along with the required materials.

  5. Submission Fee:

    • [Insert Fee Details]

    • Fee waivers available for filmmakers facing financial constraints.

  6. Selection Process:

    • Our distinguished jury, comprised of experts in liberation studies and filmmaking, will review all submissions.



  • Spotlight on Liberation: Showcase your film in a dedicated program focused on diverse forms of liberation.

  • Global Recognition: Reach a worldwide audience passionate about stories that inspire freedom.

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with filmmakers and audiences who share a passion for liberation narratives.


Join us at the Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival 2024 as we embark on "The Search for Liberation." Submit your film today and become part of a cinematic exploration of freedom in all its beautiful facets.


For more information and to submit your film, visit Film Freeway


Connect with us on social media:

  • @ptafilmfestival

📧 For inquiries, contact [Insert Contact Email].

🎬 Let your film be a beacon of liberation at the Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival 2024! 🎬

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