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Mental Ideas Film Festival

The Mental Ideas Film Festival (#MIFF) provides a global platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, journalists, filmmakers and film fans. Along with screenings at our spectacular rooftop cinemas, there are seminars, webinars & parties. The inaugural Mental Ideas Film Festival will take place in the heart of SoHoHong Kong Nov 2020!


Films may be of any length and genre – narrative and documentary features and shorts with a broad focus on mental health issues. The festival is committed to showing the boldest, most innovative work. Submissions that fuse multiple genres and art forms are particularly welcome. All entries must be in English and/or have English subtitles and should meet one or all of the following criteria:

  • Inspiring voice for improving human rights of people affected by mental health issues
  • Highlights positive contributions made by artists and filmmakers affected by mental health issues
  • Fights stigma and defies stereotypes associated with mental illness
  • Shares stories of characters and real people affected by mental health issues

Preferably, films should have been produced within the two years preceding festival.

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