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Open Call for Menstruation-related Media and Non-Media Art

Toccarra Thomas

Jul 2011

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Posted on:
February 13, 2015

The Unmentionables Film Festival - Vol I: Menstruation
June 14 - 21, 2015

Are you looking to change the conversation around menstruation? Are you interested in demonstrating how this biological occurrence is not simply a "girl problem," but an experience that touches us all in profound and unexpected ways?

If so, we want to hear from you.

The Unmentionables Film Festival is an annual theme-based program that will focus on a different “taboo” topic each year. The inaugural program, Vol. I: Menstruation, will present a week-long celebratory exploration of menstruation at Maysles Cinema, an independent film house in Manhattan.

The Festival is currently accepting submissions for narrative, documentary, and experimental short and feature-length films.

Not a filmmaker? Not a problem!

In addition to films and videos, the Festival seeks performances, stories, installations, visual art pieces, literary works, sound art, essays, poems, etc. on the subject of menstruation.



Film/Video Submissions

Film and video entries can be submitted online via

Entry Dates & Fees

Early Bird Deadline: March 9, 2015
$20 - General Entries
$10 - Students

Regular Deadline: April 3, 2015

$35 - General Entries
$20 - Student

Non-Film/Video Submissions

Proposals for non-film/video works can be submitted using the online form on the Festival's website, by April 3, 2015.

Questions? Contact us at

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