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Narrative Feature Films are films in any genre, about anything, by anyone from anywhere in the world encompassing experimental, mockumentary and anima... More
Narrative Feature Films are films in any genre, about anything, by anyone from anywhere in the world encompassing experimental, mockumentary and animation stylistic approaches. The only restriction is they must be at least 60 minutes in total running time (including all credits) Less

Documentary Feature Films are films by anyone from anywhere about any topic or individual under the sun. Experimental, animation and other cutting edg... More
Documentary Feature Films are films by anyone from anywhere about any topic or individual under the sun. Experimental, animation and other cutting edge stylistic approaches that push the boundaries of the form are allowed and encouraged. The only restriction is they must be at least 45 minutes in total running time (including all credits) to be considered a feature. Otherwise, enter as a Documentary Short Less

Shorts are films in any genre, style or subject with a total running time 44 minutes or under for Documentaries and 59 minutes or under for Narrative ... More
Shorts are films in any genre, style or subject with a total running time 44 minutes or under for Documentaries and 59 minutes or under for Narrative work. Less

Animated Short films in any genre, style or subject matter with a total running time UNDER 45 minutes
Animated Short films in any genre, style or subject matter with a total running time UNDER 45 minutes Less

Dedicated to the under 21 age group, programming includes films by young people, featuring a young cast and films containing topics that are important... More
Dedicated to the under 21 age group, programming includes films by young people, featuring a young cast and films containing topics that are important to youth. To enter this category the writer, director, major cast members and/or producer must have been under 21 years old at time of production. Shorts and Features of any length are accepted for this category. Less

Films in this category must have completed at least 50% of production outside of the USA and be feature length - over 45 minutes for Documentary and o... More
Films in this category must have completed at least 50% of production outside of the USA and be feature length - over 45 minutes for Documentary and over 60 minutes for Narrative submissions. Less

Original Full Length Screenplays (For Short entries see "Short Screenplay") are screenplays 60 minutes or over from any country, in any genr... More
Original Full Length Screenplays (For Short entries see "Short Screenplay") are screenplays 60 minutes or over from any country, in any genre and subject matter. Screenplays for films that have already been produced are not eligible. Less

Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and excepts Music Videos from anywhere in the world that accompany any musical style. Videos must be unde... More
Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and excepts Music Videos from anywhere in the world that accompany any musical style. Videos must be under 30 minutes in length and we especially encourage projects that push the boundaries of the art form. Less

Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and accepts Webisodes from anywhere in the world about any subject matter and in all styles and genres. W... More
Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and accepts Webisodes from anywhere in the world about any subject matter and in all styles and genres. Webisodes may be 1-30 minutes in length per episode. We especially encourage projects that push the boundaries of the exciting new medium. Less

Original Short Screenplays (for full length entries see "Full Length Screenplay") from any country, in any genre and subject matter. Screen... More
Original Short Screenplays (for full length entries see "Full Length Screenplay") from any country, in any genre and subject matter. Screenplays for films that have already been produced are not eligible. Less

Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and excepts Virtual Reality, Experimental Films, Multi Media and Art Installation from anywhere in the wor... More
Harlem International Film Festival welcomes and excepts Virtual Reality, Experimental Films, Multi Media and Art Installation from anywhere in the world especially projects that push the boundaries of their art form. All work must be 59 minutes or less or submitted under the World Cinema category. Less

Keeping in line with its mission, Harlem Int'l offers free admission to films produced in Harlem or Upper Manhattan, centered on the area and/or ... More
Keeping in line with its mission, Harlem Int'l offers free admission to films produced in Harlem or Upper Manhattan, centered on the area and/or its rich history or featuring key cast or crew members from Harlem or other Uptown neighborhoods (North of 96th Street Manhattan). The annual Harlem Spotlight is awarded to the best local film. Less


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