What sort of films are wanted?
Lola Kenya Screen considers films By, With and For children and youth, i.e. those starring ‘children and youth’, addressing ‘children and youth audience’ or tackling ‘children and youth issues’. Send in your work by 15.06.16. The festival shall be in December 2016.
We select movies that are creative and demonstrate artistic and technical mastery; speak positively to children and youth of diverse backgrounds and cultures; provide strong role models for both boys and girls; and whose action is child and/or youth-driven and the stories are culturally authentic, timely, and of universal appeal.
Lola Kenya Screen REJECTS films with Excessive or gratuitous violence, nudity or profanity and those that advocate and support racial, cultural, religious or gender bias.
How is this done?
A film selection committee comprising children, youth, filmmakers, arts critics, media educators, parents and other stakeholders screens all entries received in their entirety. It approves movies for Festival participation and for competition. Please submit your work by 15.06.16. The films selected for the festival shall be announced in 10 days after the deadline. That is, on June 25, 2016.