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This event supports programs that promote greater opportunities in the creative industries for artists and filmmakers of all ages and all abilities including individuals with special needs. The signature film festival is based in Jacksonville, Florida. Home to a growing arts community with a rich, film history and a vibrant, cultural future.
For Festival Credentials and Media Requests, please contact us. World Arts Film Festival, An Extraordinary Event For Everyone.
To schedule interviews, appearances, or to receive our press releases, please contact Karen Sadler
4th Annual World Arts Film Festival postponed due to hurricane. New dates are May 3, 4 & 5, 2017! Here is an excerpt from WJCT’s documentary about the World Arts Film Festival.
We are grateful to the WJCT production team – Stephen Jones, Sam Farmer and Shannon LeDuke. Short excerpt from full length program:
Students from St. Augustine School for the Deaf and Blind are joined by Douglas Anderson School of the Arts High School Cinematic Arts film students. For more information on this project, please contact the festival office.
Press Release_World Arts Film Festival 2017 (link is disconnected)
Browse 2015 Festival:
The Wound and the Gift by Director Linda Hoaglund, a special presentation on Saturday October 17th, The Conference Center At The Main Library 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Documentary about the animal rescue movements around the world.
Annual festival features an impressive roster of international films
Unique Visual Voices On Film
One of A Kind Film Education For All Ages
5/7/2014 festival schedule overview
5/7/2014 festival selections guide
FIRST COAST MAGAZINE – May 12, 2014
“It’s about all of these different artists and points of view coming together through creativity”
Cover Story – FOLIO WEEKLY – May 7, 2014
Karen Sadler’s World Arts Film Festival wants to rekindle Jacksonville’s love affair with the movies — and help kids with special needs along the way
2014 LIST MENTIONS:
AUDNEWS.COM Article: Five Avant-Garde Film Festivals
SECOND ANNUAL WORLD ARTS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 DATES
MAY 15 – MAY 17 AT THE MAIN LIBRARY CONFERENCE CENTER,
PB&J HOSTS FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY ON MARCH 22ND AT THE VOLSTEAD
A NIGHT FOR FILM LOVERS
Read more at FOLIO Weekly.com
World Arts Film Festival to launch at MOCA
2013 Read more at Jacksonville.com:
‘World Arts Film Fest’ begins Thursday at MOCA
2013 Read more at Daily Record: