2019 SUBMITTED FILMS - (95 Films & Shorts & Photographs were Accepted.)

  • Films listed below have been submitted to the 2019 Film Festival and are still within the Judging Process.  Films selected for the 2020 Film Festival only when a DCP File is provided - they are listed under "2019 Winners."

  • After a film has selected as a Semi-Finalist, the filmmaker will be notified. Semi Finalist doesn't mean that your film will be screened at the festival. It means that you are now eligible for the awards. consideration and you can use the festival Laurel for your promotions.

  • This is a special inspirational and exciting kind of Film Festive which highlights traditional Student Films, Documentaries, as well as Commercial Features Films.  Some of the films also  (includes the depiction of a character who is afflicted with emotional, mental, social or physical challenges.  A Challenge/Disability/Handicap is any condition of the body or mind, (impairment) that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to do certain activities, (activity limitation) and interact with the world around them, (participation restrictions.)  Some of the films are shown for pure inspirational value.  The inspirational aspect of the character is positive, uplifting, and emotionally moving.  This type of character does not have to be the star of the movie nor do they have to be a main character, some make very brief appearance while sometimes they are integral to the plot or story line.

  • Not all Films listed below will be shown at the 2020 Film Festival.