10th ANNUAL MY HERO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 22 in SANTA MONICA
Inspiring Films Illuminate Heroes Around The World
SANTA MONICA, CA-- The MY HERO International Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of inspirational media from around the world. The Festival brings together professional and youth activists, filmmakers and heroes. Films honor those working for human rights, the environment, peace and social activism. Actress, singer, and activist Q'orianka Kilcher will host the event.
Prizes are awarded to elementary, middle school, high school, college and professionals in categories of documentary, narrative, music video, animation, experimental, excerpt, trailers and feature in development.
Films are judged by a panel of experts in film, education, and activism. This includes professors from USC, media professionals, students, and global educators. The highest acclaimed films of each genre will be screened and the filmmakers and heroes will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony. Special prizes include: The Relationships First Award, The Ron Kovic Peace Prize, Media Award, the Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award, and the Dan Eldon Activist Award.
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