Film Festivals we know about

March 21, 2008 at 3:20 pm | Posted in Film Student Fridays, Matthew Hurst | Comments Off on Film Festivals we know about
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Sometimes you need to save the date or you’ll never get the time of day at all.  For that we have a calendar, but we ought to share some film festivals to look forward to this year.  Or at least these are the ones we already know about.

  • 3rd Annual African Film Festival: March 27-30th on Washington University, starting at 7pm every night in Brown  Hall, Rom 100.  Admission is FRE to each screening.
    In addition to screening these films, new this year is a Youth Program which will play in the Saint Louis Art Museum on Wednesday March 26th from 9:30am-noon and another screening on Thursday March 27th from noon-2:15pm.
  • The 3rd Anime St. Louis festival is taking place in Sunset Hillsthis year, from noon-5pm for three days starting on Friday March 28th-30th.  This year will mark their first independant celebration organzied by the Maryville Anime Club and Webster University Anime Society.  Here’s how their website explains this film festival of sorts.  More info soon.
  • Senior Overview Showing: For film students! Saturday May 1oth from 6:30pm-10pm in the Winifred Moore Auditorium on Webster University.  The organizers describe it thusly on Facebook: “The culmination of 4 years of hard work…and a whole lotta memories! These shorts (and capris) will rock your socks off, made by the Webster University Senior Film Production Majors.”  Right then.
  • IAFF and FYSTL: a review of the greatest hits of the first 3 years of the Idaho Avenue Film Festival, presented by Frontyard FeaturesSTL in the the Feasting Fox on May 31st.
  • 48-hour Film Project will begin on June 6th-8th, and screening will be announced later.  Of course, you’ll have to be there and then for your submission to be accepted at all.
  • St. Louis Filmakers Showacse will take place this year between July 19th-24th.  Submissions are being accepted between now and May 31st of 2008.
  • Idaho Avenue Film Festival is September 13th, 2008.  That is all we know.  They can tell you more.
  • St. Louis Int’l Film Festival starts on November 13th-23rd.  Submissions to this festival are being accepted from now until July 1st.

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