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  • Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF)
  • Australian International Documentary Conference
  • Belgrade International Film Festival
  • Festival des Images aux Mots
  • Glasgow Film Festival
  • Human Rights Watch Film Festival
  • LesFlicks LGBT History Month
  • Magnolia Independent Film Festival
  • Mardi Gras Film Festival
  • Oaxaca FilmFest
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • Pride: Bloomington's LGBTQ Film Festival
  • Queer Film Festival: University of Oregon
  • Queer Lens
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • Salento Rainbow Film Fest
  • Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival
  • Tag! Queer Shorts Festival!
  • Tels Quels Festival
Macon Film Festival

Macon Film Festival

Thursday, 19 August 2021 until Sunday, 22 August 2021

Surrounded by a rich musical and southern culture, the Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development.

The Macon Film Festival is heading into its 16th year with a four-day festival planned for August 19th - 22nd. The Macon Film Festival screens independent films from around the world in historic theaters in the city's downtown district and also provides virtual screening opportunities for official selection filmmakers on the Macon Film Festival channel on Film Festival Flix. The festival features daily film screenings, celebrity guests, special screenings, and workshops throughout the festival weekend.

The 2021 call for submissions will open in late September and will run through mid March 2021.

The Melvyn Douglass 'Best in Show' Award: $1,200
Best of 'Narrative Feature' Category : $1,000
Best of 'Documentary' Category: $1,000
Best of 'Music' Category: $800
Best of 'Georgia Made' Category: $800
Best of 'Narrative Shorts' Category: $800
Best of 'LGBT' Category: $800
Best of 'Student Shorts' Category: $500
Audience Choice - Macon Made Shorts: $500
The Karen Black Audience Choice - Narrative: $500
Audience Choice - Documentary: $500