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Sikhlens, The World’s Premier Sikh Film Festival, seeks to provide an outlet for sharing Sikh heritage and culture with the rest of the world by creating awareness for work that is “Sikh-centric,” showcasing our talent, and instilling pride in our community.

Sikhlens seeks work from artists in a variety of fields, including but not limited to movies, books, music, and art. It creates appropriate avenues for this work to be shared with the rest of the world with the aim of getting more exposure for the presenters; and at the same time creating awareness about Sikhs.

Keep your eyes opens for more news on Sikhlens: Sikh Arts & Film Festival coming November 15-18, 2018.

Events Schedule


The content, selections, and schedule subject to change without notice.

june, 2018

02jun1:00 pm4:00 pmSikhlens at Portland State University's Viking Pavilion

november, 2018

15novallday18alldaySikhlens: Sikh Arts & Film Festival 2018The World's Premier Sikh Film Festival

Submissions


Sikhlens invites all prospective Creative Artists, Writers and Film Makers to submit their work for our annual Sikhlens: The Sikh Arts & Film Festival being held at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University and The Frida Cinema in Orange, California from November 21-24, 2018. Sikhlens was created to provide a unique venue for artists to present their “Sikh-centric”  art, book, film and music to the broader community with the intent of showcasing their talents and generating increased Sikh awareness. This festival is a premiere venue to highlight social issues, recognize talent, and foster harmony between the Sikh faith and the external cultures that surround its diverse followers.

The success of past festivals and our flourishing collaboration with Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University has enabled us to reach far and wide to put together a vibrant showcase, treating our audience the many facets of Sikh culture and heritage. We are accepting submissions for short films, feature films, documentaries, children’s films, literary works, and audio and visual works of creative artists. Our distinguished selection committee will diligently work towards selecting books, films and artwork for the festival.

Please complete the correct Submission Form for your work and email your form to info@sikhlens.com. The deadline for submissions is October 20th. We would like to thank you in advance for your interest and we look forward to being able to share in your artistic vision.

Download the Artist submission form here: Artwork Submission Form

Download the Book submission form here: Book Submission Form

Download the Film submission form here: Film Submission Form

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