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Profiling: Exploring the Faces of Diversity within the Jewish Community

Open call for filmmakers!

Profiling: Exploring the Faces of Diversity within the Jewish Community
The Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival and the Tychman Shapiro Gallery at the Sabes Jewish Community Center Seek Short Films for Film Festival Competition and Group Exhibition
Filmmakers from all backgrounds are invited to submit short films (10 minutes and under) reflecting elements of diversity within Jewish identity. The best films will be chosen for a screening at the Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival. The films will also become a part of the exhibit at the Tychman Shapiro Gallery.
How to Apply
Please submit the following materials:
1. Application Form (see next page)
2. Film Resume
3. Artist Statement
4. Description of how your work relates to the exhibit (200 – 500 words)
Film Requirements
Film should be up to 10 minutes long and submitted in DVD format, in aspect ratio 16×9. Please submit two DVD copies per film submission. All submissions will be considered as final work and should be festival screening quality. Entries accepted will be screened on an evening at the upcoming Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) and during the gallery reception. To find out more about the festival go to
Application and film submission deadline: January 15th, 2010
Notification to film applicants: February 15, 2010
Screening of films: MJFF April 8-18
Exhibition opens: May 6, 2010
Artist Reception and Screening of films: May 9, 2010
Poetry event with TIC: June 20, 2010
Exhibition closes: June 24, 2010
Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road Minneapolis, MN 55416,
application form
City, State, Zip
E-mail Address
Submissions must be complete and received by January 15th, 2010 in order to be eligible.
1. Application Form
2. Artist Statement
3. Film Resume
4. Description of short film
5. Two DVDs per film submission in aspect ratio 16×9
6. Self-Addressed Stamped Envelop (if applicable)
Questions about film criteria should be emailed to Miryam Kabakov at

Film Applicants
Mail submissions to:
Sabes Jewish Community Center Sabes Jewish Community Center
Film Festival Director,
Miryam Kabakov
Profiling Exhibit
4330 South Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416

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