11th Annual Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival
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This year, the festival will screen 36 short films (average length is 4 minutes) out of over 500 submissions from all across the United States as well as Hong Kong, Pakistan, India, Russia, Ireland, England, Iran, Thailand, Mexico, Canada and more. Local filmmakers from Santa Monica High School, New Roads High School, Harvard Westlake and other area schools are also represented.
There will be two screenings, each under two hours in length. The first will be Saturday, July 9th from 7-9PM at the Ann & Jerry Moss Theater. This screening is rated PG-13 due to occasional violence and mature themes. The second screening will take place Sunday, July 10th from 2-4PM at the Santa Monica Main Public Library. This screening will feature animated works, documentaries and short films rated G and appropriate for all ages.
Screenings are FREE and will have complimentary refreshments and snacks as well as a red carpet and step-and-repeat banner outside each screening venue. So be sure to put on your celebrity attitude, and strike your best poses for those selfies!