The Global Film Initiative

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The Global Film Initiative is a U.S.–based, 501(c)3 organization specializing in the acquisition, distribution and support of independent film from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Founded in 2002 with the mission of promoting cross–cultural understanding through cinema, each year the Initiative awards numerous grants to deserving filmmakers from around the world, and supports a touring film series entitled Global Lens. For more information about the Global Lens film series and Global Film Initiative programs, please visit our website or contact us at gfi–


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Phone: 415-934-9500

Fax: 415-934-9501

145 Ninth Street, Suite #105, San Francisco, CA, 94107, US

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