Faces of Migration International Student Short Film Competition
presented by the 2011 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival
in collaboration with the CMU Filmmaking Club
AWARDS: The Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival will presented three awards:
First Prize: Hanoi Warsaw (Poland)
Second Prize: Oli's Wedding (Romania)
Third Prize: Morocco to Israel (Florida)
The 2011 Carnegie Mellon International Student Short Film Competition: Faces of Migration presents three weeks of feature films from around the world, along with panel discussions and other events. This year's Student Short Film Competition, open to all undergraduate and graduate students at accredited institutions, aims to gather perspectives from a group of diverse filmmakers and animators from across the world.
The film should address the issue of migration. Topics may include, but are not limited to: meaning of nationality, citizenship and belonging, economic competition among ethnic groups, problems of cultural and linguistic adjustment, the generation gap among immigrants and their children, human rights, etc.