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Where in the World Are We Screening?

Featuring students, faculty, staff, and alums traveling the film festival circuit.

Goodnight My Love
Out Twin Cities Film Festival June 4-8 2014
Out Takes:  A Reel Queer Film Festival May 16-June 22, 2014
Boston LGBT Film Festival April 5, 2014
Brisbane Queer Film Festival March 28-April 6, 2014
Pan African Film Festival February 6-17, 2014
Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival January 30-February 8 2014
Reeling: Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 7-14, 2013
11th Annual International Black Women's Film Festival October 25-27, 2013
The Bluestocking Film Series WINNER: Best Film Ten Minutes or Less October 19, 2013
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Kellee Terrell, Produced by MFA Candidate
Elizabeth Brouillette, Cinematography by Tyler Bailey ('14)
Learn more about the film.

Girl With Child
Tel Aviv: The International Student Film Festival May 31-June 7, 2014
Written & Directed by Maria Abraham (MFA '12)
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Drone Operator
CIMMfest May 4, 2014
Co-produced & co-directed by MFA Candidate Hassan Amejal with Jon Langford
Watch the video.
View the screening information.

Los Angeles Film and Script Festival 
Feature script written by CA+S student Ian Karbal ('16) and CW student Alex Schlegel ('16)
Winner--Best Student Script

The Other One
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival April 23-27, 2014
Palm Beach International Film Festival April 4, 5, 7, 2014
Peace on Earth Film Festival March 7, 2014
The Indie Fest March 2014
Winner Certificates of Excellence for Feature and Lead Actress
Winner Certificates of Merit for Cinematography and Supporting Actress
Written & Directed by CA+S Professor Josef Steiff
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Family Portrait
Nashville Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival April 18-20, 2014
Nashville Film Festival - Screenwriter's Competition April 17-26, 2014
Written & Directed by Michael T. Flynn ('17)
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More information about the film.

Two Heads
Animation Torrent Festival April 17, 2014
Written & Directed by BFA Candidate Marissa Dorman
See the festival lineup.

The Speaker
Illinois International Film Festival April 13, 2014
Written & Directed by Nick Ferrario (MFA '13)
Watch the trailer.
Follow the film on Facebook.

Food Patriots
Discovery Green Park Houston, April 25, 2014
Northwestern University April 23, 2014
University of Wisconsin April 23, 2014
Washington State University April 24, 2014
University of Chicago April 22, 2014
Dominican University April 22, 2014
Wisconsin Film Festival April 3, 2014
Chicago Cultural Center February 19, 2014
Directed by CA+S faculty member Jeff Spitz
Watch the trailer.
Learn more about Food Patriots.
Madison Film Forum mention on the film.
Chicago Reader article on the film.

Theatre of Cruelty
Chicago Underground Film Festival April 5, 2014
Written & Directed by CA+S BA Candidate Devin Cain ('14)

Rotary Family Health Days
South African Broadcasting Company March 29-30, 2014
Produced & directed by CA+S adjunct faculty members Andrew Chudzinski
and Todd Murphy.
Watch the film.

Close Quarters
Chicago Filmmakers March 14 & March 21, 2014
Directed by CA+S adjunct faculty member Jack C. Newell and
faculty member Ron Falzone.
Watch the trailer.

From Reservations to Restoration, Hope For The Native People
Christian Worldview Film Festival March 13-15, 2014
Produced by CA+S adjunct faculty member Don Albert
Watch the film.

SXSW: Music Film Interactive March 7-16, 2014
Directed by Collin Schiffli (BA '09)
Learn more about the film.

Head Games

Curzon Soho International Premiere, March 4, 2014
Produced by CA+S Chair Bruce Sheridan
Learn more about the film, read the New York Times article about the
Commons Round Table discussion and the Guardian's article: Sport urged
to confront head injuries that can lead to dementia

RISK: Empathy, Art and Social Practice
CCC Glass Curtain Gallery February 10-April 26, 2014
Installation collaboration: CA+S BA Candidate Devin Cain ('14)
and Cecil McDonald Jr. (BA '94)
Learn more about the film.

The Return of Navajo Boy
International Uranium Film Festival February 18, 2014
Center For Process Studies: Indigenous Wisdom February 14, 2014
Directed by CA+S faculty member Jeff Spitz
Watch the trailer.

Beloit International Film Festival February 14, 15, 22, 23, 2014
Co-Produced by CA+S adjunct faculty member Don Albert
Featuring CA+S students as key crew members:
Edward J. Eberwine (BA '06), Line Producer
Kathleen Foshee (BA '10), Script Supervisor
Paul Demos (BA '13), Gaffer
Amanda Price (BA '11), Production Coordinator
Blake Schultz (BA '12), Production Assistant
Katherine Thomas (BA '06), Editor
Watch the trailer.

The Christmas Tree
Queen City Black Film Festival February 20, 2014
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Angel Kristi Williams
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Stay Positive
Melbourne Queer Film Festival March 13-24, 2014
Mezipatra Queer Film Festival November 12-13, 2013
Provincetown International Film Festival Student Shorts Showcase October 17-18, 2013
Fresno Reel Pride Gay & Lesbian Film Festival September 18-22, 2013
Provincetown International Film Festival June 19-23, 2013
Frameline 37:  The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival June 20-30, 2013
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Robert Carnilius, Cinematography by
Colin Prall (BA '11)
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Crossing Jordan

African American Women in Cinema Film Festival November 22, 2013
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Marion McMillan
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Jerry & Me
Viennale: Vienna International Film Festival October 24-November 6, 2013
Directed by CA+S faculty member Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa who was invited to screen
and discuss her documentary in addition to participating in the Call Me Mr. Lewis conference.
Read more and watch the trailer.

Love You Still
Milwaukee Short Film Festival October 25, 2013
Driftless Film Festival November 9, 2013
Produced by CA+S faculty member Susan Kerns
More info about the film.

Of Some Fair Place
Driftless Film Festival November 7, 2013
Directed by BA Candidate Eve Studnicka ('16)
Watch the trailer.

Into the Wake
Driftless Film Festival November 9, 2013
Directed by CA+S adjunct faculty member John Mossman
More info about the film.

The Red Bear
International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts October 24-27, 2013
Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival May 2013
LIT Film Festival 2013
Kerry Film Festival October, 2012
Produced by MFA Candidate Conor O'Farrell
More info about the film.

Sweet Leaf
Chicago Premiere at the Public Hotel October 23, 2013
Pollygrind Underground Film Festival October 11, 2013
Directed by CA+S faculty member Julian Grant
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The Girls on Liberty Street
Chicago International Film Festival October 12, 14, 15, 2013
Directed by CA+S adjunct faculty member John Rangel
Follow the film on Facebook or watch the trailer.

The Painter
WINNER: Illinois Film Office's Shortcuts Film Contest
Chicago International Film Festival October 15, 18, 20, 2013
Urbanworld Film Festival September 18-22, 2013
LA Shorts Fest September 5-12, 2013
Montreal World Film Festival August 22-September 2, 2013
Written & Directed by CA+S faculty member Kevin Cooper
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Chicago International Film Festival October 19, 2013
Produced, Directed and Edited by BA Candidate Philip Alvy ('16)
Watch the film.

Finding Shelter 
Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival September 15, 2013
Written & Directed by Rondell Merrill ('13), Produced by MFA Candidate Leonard House, Line Produced by MFA Candidate Wanda Sondiyazi, Cinematography by Colin Prall (BA '11).