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Taos Talking Picture Festival

Taos Talking Picture Festival

Taos, New Mexico USA

Thursday, April 10 - Sunday, April 13, 2003

Entry Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2003

Established as an artists' colony more than a century ago, Taos is known for its eclectic mixture of cultures, traditions and philosophies. It is in this light festival organizers program over 150 new independent films and videos from around the world, including features, documentaries, videos, and shorts during the four-day festival. Highlights include: tributes; Hispanic and Native American programs; as well as a comprehensive media forum that offers attendees panel discussions, workshops and demonstrations focusing on the state of media. Of special interest is the Taos Land Grant Award of 5 acres of land to be awarded to a narrative, documentary or experimental film or video, 70 minutes or longer, which takes a fresh approach to storytelling and/or the cinematic medium. Entries should have been completed within 18 months of the festival. Only 1/2" VHS/PAL or DVD submissions accompanied with an entry form are accepted. For a downloadable entry form, go to the Website at: or email: