Welcome to the 14th. Edition of SAMA International Film Festival Stockholm Sweden 15 - 17 September- 2023
The 14th Festival is a competition event and the winners will receive the Festival’s Statue. A jury comprising domestic and international filmmakers and critics shall judge the films in two national and international sections. In the National Films Section, the Festival Statues and other prizes shall be awarded to the best fiction and feature film, best documentary and best animation, In the International Film Section, the Festival Statue shall be awarded to the best feature film, best documentary, best short film and best animation.
Films made in languages other than English are required to be subtitled in English and will not
be accepted for pre-selection process without subtitles in English.
All image formats and aspect ratios will be accepted. The sound requirement of our festival venue is that it be mono mixed on two channels
PREVIEW & SCREENING
Please send your film in a high resolution file/Blu Ray or downloadable link at this stage. All DVDs/.mov files will not be returned. All DVDs/mov files/Blu Ray will be part of the HIWFF archive, to be kept in the HIWFF Resource Centre, for non-commercial screenings and viewing for academic purposes.
The deadline for submitting the films to the Festival Secretariat is May 31st. 2023.
You may upload multiple files at once (please zip larger files before upload). You receive an automatic email confirmation when your film is successfully transferred or submitted.
A completed entry form must be submitted with each project. Multiple submissions by the same director and/or Production Company are accepted, but each film must be accompanied by a separate completed form.
The theme of the festival is "Women" and it highlights films either on women or made by women from around the world.
The festival aims to attract audience from around the world to empower and celebrate women's voices.
This 3-day-event sheds light upon the place of women in the world of cinema, on and behind the screen, through footage and via meetings, concerts, exhibitions and evening events.
Filmmaker can submit their films via submission links bellow.
Thank you for your support and solidarity.
Please click on the links below for Entry Form: