Wednesday, January 26, 2011

4th Annual Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival Coming this JUNE!!

The fabulous duo of Mixed Chicks Chat and their team of amazing organizers will be hosting the 4th Annual Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival in Los Angeles, California this June 11th- 12th at the Japanese American National Museum. The festival is currently seeking nominations for their event line-up! See their call for nominations below and if you have any great nominees fill out the survey by February 14th.

Seeking YOUR nominations!

What's the proudest Mixed moment of 2010?
What film or book best depicts the Mixed experience?*

We're gearing up for the:

June 11-12, 2011
to be held at the
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA!

And we need your help!  We are creating the Festival line-up and we'd like for
you to be a big part of the process.

This year we are going to have an Awards Presentation based on your nominations!  So we are asking you to nominate films, media, and literature in the following categories. And please feel free to make suggestions for more categories!

...drum roll, please...

The 4th Annual Mixed Roots Festival Nomination Categories are:
  • Best film or book depicting an interracial/intercultural relationship
  • Best film or book starring a person with a Mixed background
  • Best reveal of a person who is "passing"
  • Most historically accurate representation of the Mixed experience
  • Best commercial representing the Mixed experience
  • Best film or book representing the Mixed experience
  • Proudest Mixed moment of 2010
  • Your suggestions
We are accepting nominations until February 14,2011.  Voting will then take place from February 21,2011 - March 7, 2011.  The winners will be announced at the Festival in June!

to take the Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival Nominations Survey!

*Remember, when you make your nominations, to consider that the "Mixed experience" refers to interracial/intercultural relationships, transracial/transcultural adoptions, and anyone who identifies as having biracial, multiracial, Hapa or Mixed identity.

Thank you for being a dedicated supporter of the Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival and for being a critical part in the planning this year. 


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