Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival (TSICFF)

our film was selected for this international festival in South Africa, out of 181 films only 45 were selected, 15 for each of three categories. Our film made it in the category of documentaries! :)!
Find information about the film festival below or on their website: www.transformingstories.org/2011

Janina Hüttenrauch, director of the film

 


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

15 September 2011
                                     
RE: 2011 OFFICIAL SELECTION - TRANSFORMING STORIES INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FILM FESTIVAL
 
2nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FILM FESTIVAL
One Week Festival throughout South Africa (21 October 2011 - 10 November 2011)
&
Other Countries World Wide (October 2011 - February 2012)
 
The Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival (TSICFF) has a vision to transform cultures through storytelling. This year 181 films were submitted from 19 countries representing 5 continents of the world, making Transforming Stories a truly global film festival. The submitted films were categorized into the following categories: Feature Films, Documentary Films, Short Films, Short-Short Films and Music Videos.
 
All the submitted films were reviewed by the management committee and an official selection of films have been chosen. "Through watching these films we were taken on an incredible journey and learned so much about various cultures, current issues facing Christians and God’s beauty throughout the World" – Mr. Pieter Pohl (TSICFF Vice President). The official selection of films will be reviewed by an international judging panel of accredited industry professionals to select the winning films in each category. Adriaan Bergh, Mr. South Africa 2011 will be announcing the winning films at the award ceremonies on 13 & 14 October 2011 in Gauteng and Cape Town, South Africa respectively. Limited tickets are available to the public at R 150 p.p (please e-mail info@transformingstories.org for bookings).
 
Congratulations to the following films which are the 2011 OFFICIAL SELECTION Semi Finalists (in no particular order): Film trailers / previews can be viewed on YouTube

Feature Films
·       Billy- The Early Years of Billy Graham
·       Finding Hope Now
·       Footprints
·       Hidden Secrets
·       Johnny
·       My Last Day Without You
·       No Greater Love
·       No Lost Cause
·       Prodigal
·       Saving God
·       The Encounter
·       The Frontier Boys
·       The Potential Inside
·       Vedha
·       What IF?
 
Documentary Films
·       A Voice for Life
·       Beware of Christians
·       Countdown to Armageddon
·       Flowers of the Son
·       Honoring a Father's Dream: Sons of Lwala
·       Hookers for Jesus
·       Journey to Everest
·       Maria Prean- Life Gets Better and Better
·       Love Costs Everything
·       Mama Sweetie
·       Nefarious: Merchant of Souls
·       Return to Glory
·       The 12 Biggest Lies
·       The Dawn of a New Day
·       The Scroll
 
Short Films
·       Bound
·       Christ In Gethsemane
·       Dear Sister
·       Less Cowbell
·       Manny’s Obituary
·       Montana
·       My Name is Paul
·       Only Way Out
·       Paper Flower
·       Perspective
·       Self Destruct
·       The Desperate
·       The Faithful Few
·       Walk the Talk
·       Willful Entrapment
 
Short Short Films
·       10PM
 
Music Videos
·       Into the Promised Land
·       Unstoppable
·       Play It As It Lies
·       Wholehearted
 

Various topics are addressed in the films being showcased including mission work in various nations; the increasing number of people in extreme poverty; the issue of disease especially HIV / AIDS and the amazing work being done by Christians; the fight against Human trafficking, prostitution and abortion; and persecution facing us as Christians in the World as we live in the last days.
 
The purpose of the festival is to showcase powerful, inspiring, faith affirming, evangelistic, transforming stories in the form of film to the world and the Body of Christ. We want to emphasize how the power of storytelling can impact the lives of people and shape a specific culture. For more information visit the website, facebook page or YouTube Channel.