RAGFF Cairo, Egypt RAGFF New York City, USA RAGFF Venezia, Italy
Oct 30th - Nov 6th, 2019 March 25th - 28th, 2020 December 7th – 8th , 2019
RAGFF QIIFF RAGFF Tulum, Mexico RAGFF Bacalar
February 21th - 28th, 2020 June 12th - 28th, 2020 July 17th - 26th, 2020
Festival's Descriptions :
Every Country has a different Jury from the host City and Worldwide.
Retro Avant Garde Film Festival is an IMDb qualifier Festival
RAGFF Contact :
— Direct to Festivals —
RAGFF Venezia, Italia
RAGFF NYC, United States
RAGFF Cairo, Egypt
Tulum WEFF, Mexico
Quetzalcoatl Indigenous IFF
7 Colors Lagoon Bacalar IFF, Bacalar, Mexico
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1. – Organization
The Retro Avant Garde Film Festival aka RAGFF is an independent and Private Organization
Owned Completely on its own, not influenced, not in bias, not in affiliation to any Political or
The Retro Avant Garde Film Festival mission is of promoting, propagating and exploring the
understanding of every form of expression relevant to cinema with the main priority of every Retro /
Avant Garde Art expression that moves forward at the edge of new forms of human expression
through Visual Arts and Moving Sound Image ( Experimental Audio Visuals, Short Film, Feature
Film, documentaries, public encounters, educational encounters ) throughout the year.
The aim of the Retro Avant Gard Film Festival is to be hosting the Festival every year at a different
city from a different Country, this way, while promoting the Arts, the Festival brings Human
Communion between different Cultures and Societies for the growth and better of the human
2. – Film Submissions
Every Country has a Different Set of Jury.
Feature-Length, Documentary Films :
Not Restriction whatsoever
Short Films, Medium-Length Films, Music Visuals, Music Videos :
Not Restriction whatsoever
3. – Categories
Feature Length films or Short Films to be Encourage to participate are :
Retro Avant Garde,
Any other New form of “ Sound Visual Art “ are encourage to participate.
“ Only in Particular cases, at the discretion of the Artistic Director, may exceptions be made to the
above-mentioned conditions for admission.”
4. – Waiver Agreement
The Retro Avant Garde Film Festival is open to Public. All Participants and / or guest of the
Festival acknowledge that Multimedia Channels, web and accredited television channels and other
media partners will / might cover the Retro Avant Garde Film Festival for Television, Radio, Web,
Newspaper, Digital News. By agreeing to take part in the Festival, all participants relinquish, free of
charge, their broadcasting rights to any filmed footage and recorded audio, allowing the media
partners to make such use of the above materials as they see fit.
5.- General Rules
Participation in the Retro Avant Garde Film Festival automatically entails observance of the present
Producers, distributors or other parties who submit films must guarantee that they are legally
authorized to represent the film and get any responsibility if fail to do so, as well as if any copyright
or Trademark infringement is due to act within the film they representing, also they guarantee that
they are legally authorized to register the film in the RAGFF.
RAGFF Committee, Artist Director, Aggregators and Affiliates will carry Not Responsibility if any
infringement on copyright or Trademark is made by any of the Invited films as well as Participating
films or films from the pre-selection phase and during and after RAGFF screenings.
The Director of RAGFF reserves the right to settle any cases not covered by the present
Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of any article of these regulations, the English
Version is Binding by the State laws, and jurisdiction of New York City, NY, USA.
Films – Art – Music
It is a Service Distribution offered by RAGFF and also
at the total discretion of RAGFF, an exclusive list of prior Winners and Selected Films from RAGFF Competitions, might be invited as ‘ honor guest ‘ to be Screened at the RAGFF World Tour Cinema wich will be happening in a different country from where they have been in prior Competition.
Producers, distributors or other parties who submit films must agree before next year screenings , and guarantee that they are legally authorized to represent the film and get any responsibility if fail to do so, as well as if any copyright or Trademark infringement is due to act within the film they representing, also they guarantee that they are legally authorized to register the film in the RAGFF.
7. – Art
Exploration, Unobvious, Aesthetics of silence, Pantomime, Painting, Drawing, Film Graphics,
Color, Color Structures, Texture, Composition, Words, Image, Silence, Speech, Colors, Verbal Tone,
Music , Decks of sounds in images, Video Art.
Depending on the City and Venues of RAGFF Years Edition, All local Artist as well as International artist will be always invited to participate during the days of RAGFF Music Fest.
Video on RAGFF Background is
RAGFF Venezia 2018 Winner Best Music Video
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Dir. Hiroshi Kizu