WE CHERISH Women, Minorities, Disabled and LGBTQIA creators and all global creators, who boldly share their stories aching to be told. 

Our selections proudly screen at the Regent Theatre, a 104-year-old Vaudeville gem in Arlington, MA (Boston). Our winners are showcased to cinema buyers at the Cannes Film Festival/Cannes Film Market. As for prizes, we offer in-kind prizes that total over $400,000.

Additionally, to help all filmmakers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lonely Seal Streaming and Lonely Seal Live will offer streaming prior to our live festival in October.  So, check out our 75, 5-Star Reviews below and click on the big, green “Submit” button!