The APHA Global Public Health Film Festival (The Festival), organized by the Health Communication Working Group, showcases films of all varieties (feature films, documentaries, narratives, television shows, public service announcements, educational videos, short clips, etc.) and related multimedia that demonstrate, educate, inspire, and encourage change for a healthier future. The Festival showcases films from around the world that explore and highlight public health locally, nationally, and globally. Festival organizers aim to support efforts to inspire the public to get involved in public health.
The Festival occurs annually at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and will be showcased this year in Denver, Colorado from October 29 – November 2, 2016.
The APHA Global Public Health Film Festival selects and showcases films that:
Eligible submissions should meet the following criteria:
Submitting a film/video:
All films must be submitted with an abstract. Film abstracts should include the following information:
Film submissions must meet the following format guidelines:
If your film is selected for The Festival, your work will be downloaded as a media file and played back from a media server at The Festival.
All accepted film submissions will be arranged into sessions based upon approach, target audience, topic and length.
If you would like your film to be eligible for Continuing Education Credits, please read the section below and comply with all guidelines.
WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR FILM, PLEASE SELECT THE CATEGORY THAT BEST DESCRIBES THE LENGTH OF YOUR FILM:
Films must reflect accepted public health science, findings and recommendations and may not misrepresent or distort facts. U.S. and international films are encouraged. Videos that pair health communication strategy with professional production are especially welcome. Accepted films and videos will be grouped into
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