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The LAGFF 2020 Postponed until October, Submissions Deadline May 30

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) has postponed its 14th edition due to the coronavirus pandemic and rescheduled the event for October, the Festival announced on social media and in their news release on May 13.

The deadline for submissions will also be extended to May 30.

As noted in the LAGFF news release, “There is no bad without a good, no crisis without opportunity,” and all Greek filmmakers worldwide who have completed a film project (short format, animation, documentary or feature) may submit their film for consideration online: http://lagff.org/festival/submit/.

In addition, all Greek and Balkan filmmakers who have a feature film project in the works, may submit their future project for consideration in the 8th International Project Discovery Forum: http://lagff.org/international-project-discovery-forum/submit-project/.

More information is available online: www.lagff.org.


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