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'Puntos de Vista' documentary film festival deadline extended

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
February 17, 2010

Points of View

The Center for the Studies of Latino Media & Markets (CSLMM) at Texas State University-San Marcos has extended the deadline for registration for the “Points of View” (in Spanish, Puntos de Vista) Documentary Festival to March 15.

The event will be held on campus April 8.

More than 300 universities and colleges offering mass communication and film production programs have been targeted in the U.S., Mexico, Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean regions to invite its students to participate.

“Students are motivated through this type of documentary competition to express their ideals, perceptions, hopes and ‘points of view ‘on life, thus the title selected,” said Sindy Chapa, professor and associate director, CSLMM.

The documentary format is 15-20 minutes in length, in Spanish. The festival will present three awards ranging from $500 to $2,000. It will also include workshops, exhibit of the best in public TV HITN as well as in Internet.

For additional information, please visit www.masscomm.txstate.edu/cslmm.html or contact the organizers at (512) 245-3412 or via email at elcentro@txstate.edu.