Publisher Pinter & Martin has announced the first Pinter & Martin International, Birth & Parenting Film Festival.
The festival will take place across three days, across two screens, presenting features and documentaries on the theme of pregnancy, birth and parenting, as well as hosting talks by leading health professionals and film makers.
The Founder of Pinter & Martin International Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Film Festival, Martin Wagner, said: “At a time when birth is becoming increasingly medicalised, parenting decisions are often influenced by marketing rather than informed choice, and images of natural birth and breastfeeding are often suppressed, many voices have chosen film as means to express alternatives to the status quo.
“The Pinter & Martin International Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting Film Festival is aiming to become a home for those voices, offering a varied, challenging and positive programme and discussions to enhance our understanding of these important topics.”
The Pinter & Martin International Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting Film Festival will be held 11-13 January 2018 at Effraspace, South London.
More information about the festival can be found here.
Submit a film
Pinter & Martin are offering film-makers worldwide the opportunity to present their work at the festival.
A link to your film can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org or on a non-returnable memory stick, DVD or blue-ray to: Film Festival, Pinter & Martin, 6 Effra Parade, London, SW2 1PS, UK.
All submissions should come with information about the film, the film-makers and any screening history.
No screening fees or expenses will be offered to selected films.
Deadline for submissions is 30 September 2018.
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