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Green film festival seeks judges

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 12:17 p.m. CDT

DeKALB – The third annual Green Lens Film Festival at Northern Illinois University is looking for judges. Applications will be accepted through March 11.

The festival runs April 20 through 25 and is intended to encourage community interest and involvement in environmentally-sustainable living. Professional and student filmmakers have been invited to submit short films (not to exceed 30 minutes in length) that address environmental issues.

Films will be separated into the categories of narrative short, documentary short and student. There will be no more than 12 films per category.

The Green Lens planning committee will screen films as they are submitted. Judging will officially begin the first week of April.

Those interested in judging can apply by sending an inquiry to greenlens2013@gmail.com. For more information, contact Melissa Burlingame at 815-753-5987.

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