Entries sought for 45th Parallel film festival

Capital Community Television (CCTV) has announced a call for entries for the second annual 45th Parallel Film Fest (formerly Community Media Film Fest). Entries will be accepted July 1 through Sept. 1 at 

The 45th Parallel Film Fest is an annual celebration of cinema that brings awareness to the importance of local and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard. This festival is open to all Oregon residents and non-profit organizations who have produced non-commercial programs. 

CCTV will grant awards in 12 categories, judged by a panel of Oregon residents with experience in video production. Other awards will be granted in overall excellence and people’s choice. Screenings of all entries will be held at CCTV, 575 Trade Street SE, on Saturdays at 5 p.m., from Sept. 21 through Oct. 12. Winners will be presented with a trophy for their outstanding video, awarded on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Salem Cinema in downtown Salem, 1127 Broadway Street, #170.

CCTV is also currently seeking partners and support for the 45th Parallel Film Fest and is welcoming various levels of sponsorship. For more information, visit