TCIFF 2012 LOVE.MESSAGE.ACTION will use film and forum to:
1) Artistically display the motivating power of love.
2) Identify the messages behind film and their subconscious impact.
3) Promote positive action towards universal social justice and human welfare.
TCIFF is a vehicle to:
1) Bring diverse cultures together in an atmosphere of peace, hospitality, harmony and compassion.
2) Promote social awareness and media consciousness through film and forum.
3) Inspire action through our personal and collective purposes, potentials, visions, passions and gifts.
4) Present various courses of action through our vendors, speakers and workshops.
“Justice is what love looks like in public, just like tenderness is what love feels like in private.” – Dr. Cornel West, philosopher
“Art can be a powerful medium for social change by bringing people together, raising awareness, instilling hope, and inspiring action.” – Diaky Diaz, founder of the Artivist Film Festival
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” – Edmund Burke Irish orator, philosopher, & politician