The Global Migration Film Festival opens a worldwide call for submissions

Founded by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2016, the Global Migration Film Festival is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to migration. It links audiences around the world with the enduring drama of human migration, which has provided so many of the core components of cinema since the medium’s invention – by migrants – almost two centuries ago.

The Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) is unique: it is the world’s only film competition to take place on six continents at once, with more than 700 screenings worldwide last year.

In light of the unfolding COVID-19 global emergency, the festival will offer online screenings, debates, interviews with filmmakers and migration experts at a time of social distancing and remain responsive to the situation. 

All submissions for this fifth edition will be considered for the festival in the categories of features, shorts and online films. All submissions may be offered for review starting next month (6 April) and must be submitted no later than 21 June 2020.