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The XVII edition of Cans Film Festival will allocate more than 9000 euros to prizes

Deadline: March, 1 st


By 2020, Cans Film Festival  wants to get bigger. Bigger in time, as this edition will be hold from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 May and it implies an additional day . Bigger in prizes, that will surpass the 9000 euros of total quantity. And bigger in commitment and social responsibility, by introducing in the registration bases a new clause that gives the organization the power to exclude from the competition those films signed by people convicted of crimes linked to gender violence.

With this proposal, the festival is on its way to the 17th edition, which has already opened the deadline for submitting proposals. Until March 1, it is possible to apply for different sections, short films, animation or non-fiction, as well as video clips or webseries, as a condition that all works must be of Galician production and realised between 2019 and 2020. The festival will also receive feature films and any type of work that can be programmed or presented in parallel sections, giving priority in all categories to works that have not yet been released. All works can be registered free of charge through the festival website (see the Rules).

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