2019 Submissions

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NOTE: We prefer submissions via FilmFreeway. However, if you choose to submit the old-fashioned way via mail, you can download a printable submission form.

The Global Peace Film Festival is story and community in action. Through collaboration with activists, civic groups, educators and creators, we program the festival to strengthen community bonds, encourage direct engagement with vital issues, and to reshape divisive narratives using film and the arts toward a more respectful, peaceful world. 


We are seeking narrative feature films, feature length documentaries, animated and short films (narrative, documentary and animation) on the issues of:

  • Global Peace/Activism 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Social Inequality (Class, Race, Gender, Mobility, Age, etc.) 
  • LGBTQ+ 
  • #MeToo/Women's Rights 
  • Interfaith/Philosophy/Religious Tolerance 
  • Environment/Environmental Justice 
  • Climate Change/Sustainable Energy/Economic Policy 
  • Fair Trade/New Business Models 
  • Food and Water Security and Related Issues 
  • Aging 
  • Music and the Arts 
  • Human Trafficking 
  • Community Mediation 
  • Youth as Change Agents 
  • Comedy/Satire 
  • Sports and Recreation