A Personal Invitation to the May 6-9 Shift Your World Film Festival

From Your Host, Joy Donnell

Our first annual Shift Your World Film Festival, hosted by Joy Donnell, the VP of Media for The Shift Network, takes place May 6-9.

This free 4-day online film festival showcases thought-provoking films from around the world. Participants will be invited to engage in unique online experiences inspired by in-person film festivals, including panel discussions with filmmakers and voting for our first-ever awards ceremony.

Enjoy 10 feature-length films, world premieres, a collection of powerful shorts, conversations with filmmakers and producers, special presentation events, and more!

Get your free pass here!

Hi, and congratulations on joining us for the first annual Shift Your World Film Festival. I'm Joy, and I will be your host throughout our festival journey. We're excited about everything you're going to experience. During the four days of this event, you can jump into the stream of culture-shifting films, behind-the-scenes filmmaker conversations, and powerful panels, plus vote on all the feature films.

We are committed to you being uplifted, informed, and transformed. Our synchronized viewing experience kicks off with The Portal, a new film from Australia directed by Jacqui Fifer that will transport you to new possibilities for yourself and our world. 

We then have a dozen more feature films to share with you. You're not going to want to miss The Reunited States, a film dedicated to healing polarization that is executive produced by Van Jones. Or Artifishal, an eye-opening documentary that begs the question, How do we save our last wild spaces and species for the next generations?

We also have amazing director discussions to share with you. And we're so excited to bring you Dreaming Awake, a panel of experts in virtual reality and interactive gaming that will be sitting around talking about the future of transformational media and technology. 

All of this is our gift to you, and we're so thrilled to be able to offer it to you. And we can't wait to see you at the movies!

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This article appears in: 2021 Catalyst, Issue 7 - Shift Your World Film Festival