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Writing, Art & Film Contest

In Memory of Jacob Friedman

"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest."

Flyer (PDF) | Submission Form (.pdf) (.docx) | Frequently Asked Questions

Open to students in grades 6-12 in WA, OR, ID, MT & AK.
*Film category open to high school only

DEADLINE: Entries accepted February 1 - May 1, 2017. 

PROMPT: Through your creativity in art, prose, poetry or film, respond to the quote above. ("There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest." - Elie Wiesel)

PRIZES: $200 - 1st Place. $100 - 2nd Place. $50 - 3rd Place. Prizes awarded by category.

CONTEST GUIDELINES

*Each entry must have a submission form,

WRITING: Writing can be prose, essay, poetry, or play. 1000 words or less.

ART: Size 18”x24” or smaller. Art must be flat. We cannot accept sculpture or 3D art. Art piece must include an artist’s statement, no more than 100 words, describing your piece. Please use fixatives on charcoal and pastel. New this year: Scan or photograph your art piece and submit it by email.

FILM: (High school only) A short film, 3 minutes or less. Film may be dramatic, documentary, or story. We cannot accept Powerpoint, Prezi, or performance art. Do not use copyright images or music without permission or giving credit.

DETAILS

 

TO ENTER (choose one) - Deadline: May 1, 2017

EMAIL - Writing & Art: Email a Word doc, docx, PDF, jpg, or tiff file with submission form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Subject line: Writing/Art Contest Entry.  | Film Entries: Post your film online and email the link, or email the media file with your submission form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

MAIL - Mail your entry to: Holocaust Center for Humanity, Attn: Writing, Art, Film Contest, 2045 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

DELIVER - Schedule a time to drop off the entry by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 206-582-3000.

 

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