Rough Cuts documentary call for entries + film screening – entry deadline March 1, event March 20, SF

Hey folks. Great opportunity for filmmakers to get feedback on their docs. More details HERE and below. Submission deadline March 1.



Thursday, March 1st is the deadline to submit to


Tuesday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m.

Ninth Street Independent Film Center

145 Ninth Street, between Mission and Howard, San Francisco

Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres provided

$7 admission


Rough Cuts is a series of work-in-progress documentary screenings that are
produced every other month at a variety of locations throughout San
Francisco. For each evening, we screen one rough cut of a feature-length
documentary and then moderate a conversation about the film. These
post-screening discussions are designed to give the filmmaker a better,
more objective sense of what is working and not working with his/her film,
with particular attention paid to improving the film’s structure and
narrative clarity. We hope that the series also provides a welcome space
for local filmmakers, film professionals, and fans of documentary film to
meet and talk.

We are seeking long-form works with a final running time of 40 minutes or
longer. Principal photography should have been completed, and we encourage
filmmakers to submit cuts that are in the later stages of post-production
(i.e. NOT first or second cuts).

*Thursday, March 1st*

Submissions must arrive at the address above by 5:00 p.m. [*This is not a postmark deadline.*]

*Tuesday, March 6th*

Selections will be announced and filmmakers will be notified**

*Tuesday, March 20th*

Screening, followed by discussion led by a guest moderator

To submit, and for more details about Rough Cuts, visit:

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