A Film Festival with a Mission!
Join us in Jamaica's beautiful Capital City, Kingston, where Caribbean rhythms bring our faith to life for the Inaugural Jamaica International Faith Film Festival 2019.
Hosted by Jamaica Youth for Christ, the festival will screen Christian and faith-based films from all over the world, bringing the message of God's love, hope and peace to the people of Kingston, Jamaica. The 3-day festival will be free to the public and include opportunities for the filmmakers to participate in an evangelistic or social mission while on the island. PLUS enjoy an uplifting concert featuring some of Jamaica's finest gospel ministers.
About the Festival
JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL FAITH FILM FESTIVAL IS ALL ABOUT SHARING GOD'S WORD AND LOVE THROUGH FILM! WE WANT YOUR FILM!
Please note however, that the festival takes place on the property of a Christian Ministry therefore NO PROFANITY, NO NUDITY, NO HORROR OR INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT WILL BE ACCEPTED.
What to expect
Several days of films, music, ministry, mission and fun!
JIFF FILM FESTIVAL is a COMMUNITY EVENT!
The following films are ideal for this festival
Faith-based films with Christian values
Inspirational films with themes that exemplify moral standards in accordance with traditional family values
Films that inspire faith, courage, hope, love, peace and contain generally uplifting messages
Films that promote high moral standards and behaviors
Films created in or containing any language other than English must be subtitled in English.
Competition is open to anyone who wishes to enter.
Films produced, primarily financed, or initiated by a major Hollywood film studio are ineligible for competition.
Films must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2011 and must be completed at the time of submission. No rough cuts accepted.
Films must be available for screening during the festival, February 228-March 2, 2019
By submitting a film to the JIFF, the filmmaker agrees to allow the film to be screened at the festival, and to allow short portions of the film to be used by BarriVision Productions, the producer of the festival and the JIFF for promotional purposes.
Give your faith-based and inspiring films an audience in Jamaica and help us change lives with your film! .
This festival takes place on the grounds of a Christian ministry. Films containing profanity, nudity even if artistic, sexually explicit scenes, simulated sex or excessive violence will NOT be accepted. NO horror films will be accepted. Submissions containing such materials are ineligible for screening.