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Raju Chhabria
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Management Team:
Lynn Tang
Amanda Sun
Sherwood Jones
Eiko Jin
Lisa Brimm
L.J Wei
Lee Mariano
Lucy Zheng
Yu Tang
Nikki Julius
Wes Wang
Isabelle Hu
Kai Parry

Screenplay Show Case

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Petra Deeter

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Festival Partners:
Broadway International Film Festival Los Angeles

San Diego International Kid's Film Festival


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Film Jury:
Bulet Rush
David Vega
Bob Harper
Andrew Garrett
Esha Tewari
Andy Bethea
Wei Zheng
Amor Sanchez

Ary Jury:
Tammie Starr
Harrison Kiernan
Jon Allen
Aima Dong
Ewart Chin

Supporting Artists:
Mel Novak
Mark Justice
Ego Mikitas
Magi Avila
Carolina de Athey
Damien Puckler
Claudia Coloma
Shuo Feng
Leon Jones
Zhengcheng Li
Ruilian Ge
Aldo Cocco
Virginie Claude
Zhuonan Zhang.
Benjamin Debard
Kelly School of Traditional Irish Dance
Mr/Ms Perfect Pagent team
Zhena Folk Chorus

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Producer: Lynn Tang
Prodution Company: Maeya Culture Exchange Group 
About Universe Multicultural Film Festival
Film has the power to bring history to life, open windows into other cultures and engage in a way that no other medium can duplicate. Universe multicultural film festival provides an equal stage for every culture to show and shine.
For film lovers, it is a place for the unique movies that can open their mind and fresh their eyes. For film makers, it is a fantastic place to meet with the others to create cross cultural film project; For distributers, it is a market that have most diversify films to choice for; For locals, it is a wonderful festival that full of fun and cultural education.

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 2019 Universe Multicultural Film Festival 

Awards   Winner
Grand Jury Prize Best Feature
Grand Jury Prize Best Short
Lifetime Achievement Award
Live Legend Award
Cultural Heritage Film Award
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Best Animated Film
Best Student Film
Best Youth-Made Film
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature
Best Family Feature
Best Short Film
Best Family Short Film
Best Drama Short Film
Best Comedy Short Film
Best Comedy TV Episode
Best Romance Film
Best Educational Film
Best Musical Film
Best Music Video
Screenplay Contest - Best Feature Screenplay
Screenplay Contest - Best Short Screenplay
Screenplay Contest - Best Foreign Screenplay
Best Original Film Song ( Folk & Pop Music)
Best Original Film Song ( New Age Music)
  Nawal the Jewel (India)
Mama (USA)
Mark Rydell
Bill Blair
Qiang’s Journey (China)
Guohua Zhao –The Portrait of my Mother ( China)
Reem Kadem - Nawal the Jewel (India)
Damien Puckler – Chase (USA)
The Most Magnificent Thing (USA)
Lakeshore Blues (USA)
Dog Tag (China)
Three Women (USA)
Mountain Streaming (China)
Survive or Die (Australia)
A Promise Over 65 Years (China)
Dear Jessica (Russia)
Achetannos (Italy)
Mosul 980 (Iraq)
MILFriend (USA)
Waking Up White (USA)
Running Between the Crack of Time (USA)
Black Water (India)
Romance of Noble Man (China)
South Central State of Mind (USA)
Deadly Attack by Paul Paseli (USA)
The Light Dares to Desert Me by Eriah Howard (USA)
Leyou Soul by Yike Yu, Weizhu Yu Lover (China)
Filial Piety in the World by Meng Zhang (China)
Lone Dreamer by Aldo Cocco (Argentina)

Official Selections – Feature Films

 A  Promise Over 65 Years ( China)
Chase (USA)
Friends Like These (Canada)
Nawal The Jewel (India)
Out of Chaos (Haiti)
Romance Of Noble Man (China)
Spit & Honey (Japan)
Qing's Journey (China)
Survive or Die (Australia)
The Portrait of My Mother (China)
Three Women (USA)
Wedding Dress (China)

Official Selections – Short Films:

A Door to God (USA)
Achentannos (Italy)
Anna ( Kidnapper ) ( Japan)
Billy Baba and the Slave Girl ( USA)
Bre's Company (USA)
Burying Mitchell(USA)
Chronique (France)
Dear Jessica (Russia)
Flowing Feast (China)
Forty Songs of Yunmeng (China)
Glitter Model (Brazil)
Hear Your Love (China)
House (China)
Love and Warm (China)
Mama (USA)
MILFriend (USA)
Mosul 980 (Iraq)
Mountain Streaming (China)
Respect and Love (USA)
Running Between the Crack of Time (USA)
Runing Feasts Singers On Grass Lands ( Episode 1) (China)
Runing Feasts Singers On Grass Lands ( Episode 2) (China)
THE INTELLIGENCE!The Counterattack of Robots ( Japan)
The Knot (China)
The Most Magnificent Thing ( Canada)
Three Kingdoms (China)
Viva Diva (USA)
Waking Up White (USA)
Working on Air (South Koera)

Official Selections – Screenplays

1000 , The Sword in the Stone ( Italy) - Guido Giordano
Beauties in Dunbar (China) – Lin Jie, Lin Zhu
Bloody Battle in Hulang Town (China) – Guoyuan Zhang
Deadly Attack ( USA) – Paul Paseli
Distant Mother ( China) - Ran Chen, Shaohua Wu
Dong Brocade as the Song ( China) - Youjing Yao
Flying Bird’s Diary (USA) – Melissa Zobel
Huli Huli Moon (Austria) – Jo Danieli
Leyou Soul ( China) – Yike Yu, Weizhu Yu
One China (USA) – John Martins III
Runaway Cruise (USA) – Theodore Carl Soderberg
Take the Shot (USA) – Jim Norman
The Medici Diamonds ( USA) – Rosalind Resnick, Ciro De Martino
Wedding on Horseback (China) – Xiaoxiao Wang

Argun Lover ( China) – Yang Bai
Eternal Life London Adventure ( China) – Yaohua Zhang
Heart Sounds ( China) – Yun Ruan, Wenkai Sheng, Qiji
One Minute Mystery (USA) – Mike Shields II
The King of Mermaids (China) – Yaohua Zhang
The Light Dares to Desert Me ( USA) – Eriah Howard
Thirteenth Date ( China) – Qiji, Yuanhao Chen

Official Selections--Youth-Made & Student Films


Black Water (India)
Dog Tag (USA)
NicoTeen (USA)
Rondo: Beyond the Pavement (USA)
Scepter (USA / UK)
The Complex (USA)


The Story of Turban (India)
Expend (USA)
In His Place (Israel)
Lakeshore Blues (USA)
Marching Forward (USA)
Xrayspex (USA)

Official Selections – Music Videos

Beyond the Borders
Comment Te Traduire ( How can I Tell You)
Humble Wolf - All the Way
Out of the Way
Shut Up, I'm on a Roll
South Central State of Mind
The Parliament of Souls
Toronto Tabla Ensemble: Faceoff
Voice Surrounding the City
We Shall Not be Moved
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted

 Original Film Songs

52 Hertz (China) - Sheng Dong | 3:31| Pop
Filial Piety In the World (China) - Meng Zhang & Jiandong Yang | 5:40 | Folk &Pop
Lone Dreamer (USA) - Aldo Cocco | 3:15 | New-Age Music
Spring in the new centtury (China)- Hui Wang & Jingrou Yao| 3:15 | Pop
This is Our Time (USA) - Debra Gussin | 4:00 | Pop
You Stay With Me in The Heaven (China) - Nanzhou Wang & Lei Song | 3:00 | Pop

Special Screening Films

 Senior Entourage  ( Hollywood, CA)

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