Jury Announcement: Jourdain Searles

With our Regular Deadline behind us, we here at Long Distance Film Festival are very excited to announce Jourdain Searles as the second member of this year’s jury. She, along with her fellow jurors, will decide the three winners for this year’s jury prize.

Jourdain Searles is a critic, writer, podcaster and comedian. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, Vulture, The Hollywood Reporter, among others. Additionally, she recently began appearing on the Netflix-produced Youtube series Black Film School. She hails from Georgia and resides in New York City.

Find her work and social media on her linktr.ee.

Portrait by Erynn Quirk

Our next submission deadline is coming narrowly approaching, so make sure to submit your film! We look forward to seeing your work, and thank you for your continued support. More exciting news to come!

Long Distance Film Festival’s 2021 edition will open on May 27th-31st. Make sure to keep in touch by following our social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram.

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