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The Elfenworks Social Justice Category 2010

Inspire Hope & Provoke Change

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Announcing the 2010-2011 Elfenworks and CMF Social Justice Award!  

 
The Elfenworks Foundation and Campus MovieFest are pleased to congratulate the four films taking home cash prizes for their films inspiring hope and change. Watch the winning films below and start planning your Elfenworks submission for the 2011-2012 school year. Submissions open on September 1st, and are due by May 1, 2012. Stay tuned for more details, and email us at support@campusmoviefest.com with any questions.
 

 
 
About the Movies and Music:
 
HOPE

Similar to the past three years of the Elfenworks CMF Social Justice Award, deliver a film which tells the story of a person in America who has overcome poverty, inequality or social injustice, bringing home a personal tale of triumph in the face of adversity in a way that will open ears, hearts and minds.  Highlight people who inspire and give hope to others through their actions.  Showcase the tales of those who are not afraid to stare down social injustice and make an impact. 

 
RIPPLE MAKERS

Deliver a film which brings home the story of someone or some group that, unwilling to be overcome by the problem, tackles it.  Tell the tale of visionaries who are doing something to create a positive change.  As Lauren Speeth, CEO of The Elfenworks Foundation explains, "We’ll always consider films that tell the story about how NOBODY should underestimate their ability to make a ripple of positive change."  This has been our most popular topic, and we invite you to tell us about the heroes in your community.

 
HORROR (Newly added theme)

Deliver a film which brings home the horror of [name your social injustice here] and thus brings us face to face with our unwillingness to seepoverty, inequality or social injustice.  Ever wonder why so many people say there's no poverty problem in America? A Stanford study shows more people were in denial about poverty after Hurricane Katrina coverage than before, despite government reports that one in seven Americans (49 million) regularly struggle to get enough food to eat.  Are we afraid that the problem is too big to fix, that if we look we'll have to help, or that the same thing could happen to us?  We're throwing down the gauntlet to you students, to explore the concept of how fear makes us blind to realities, possibilities and hope... and we are quaking in FEAR of what you might show us. 

 
SPECIAL MENTION: ARTISTIC AND MESSAGE

Let your imagination soar and think of artistic and creative ways to portray your message.  As always we're looking for the very best and brightest, and as always Elfenworks and CMF this year and in future years reserve the right to postpone the deadline if nothing of the level of previous years is submitted.

 

Submit music and find out more information about The Elfenworks Social Justice Music Category

 here.

 

 

The Elfenworks Social Justice Category Event Blog

01/04

Please support and attend the Charles Schwab 2012 Youth of the Year Luncheon Feb. 7th at the Westin in SF union square http://t.co/5KT88gB2

01/02

Happy New Year to all of our TWEEPS and Supporters!!!!

01/01

Happy New Years Eve Tweeps! While you’re planning your resolutions consider how you can help build hope and cause a ripple this coming year

12/27

We mean it when we say ‘Help one, Help many, Cause a ripple.’ Learn more about our Butterfly Project http://t.co/etWlDY4P

12/26

Merry Christmas to you all of our TWEEPS and Supporters!!!!

12/24

We mean it when we say ‘Help one, Help many, Cause a ripple.’ Learn more about our Butterfly Project http://t.co/etWlDY4P

12/21

If you have someone in mind you think would make an ideal ‘In Harmony with Hope 'award recipient, visit http://t.co/3ubDJByF #IHHAwards '12

12/20

If you have someone in mind you think would make an ideal ‘In Harmony with Hope 'award recipient, visit http://t.co/3ubDJByF #IHHAwards '12

12/16

We mean it when we say ‘Help one, Help many, Cause a ripple.’ Learn more about our Butterfly Project http://t.co/etWlDY4P

12/12

We mean it when we say ‘Help one, Help many, Cause a ripple.’ Learn more about our Butterfly Project http://t.co/etWlDY4P