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Students, faculty, staff, and alums screening their films and sharing their work.

The Voice
Indiana Short Film Festival October 11, 2014
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Kyusik Gam, Produced by MFA Candidate 
Assya Dimova, Cinematography by David Charry (BA '13)
Learn more about the film.

Goodnight My Love
Zombie Love Tour - Sistah Sinema October 3-31, 2014
Some Prefer Cake Bologna Lesbian Film Festival September 17-21, 2014
Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival September 10-14, 2014
North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival August 15-24, 2014
Charleston Pride Festival August 5, 2014
Rio Gay Film Festival July 3-13, 2014
Entzaubert Queer DIY Film Festival July 2-6, 2014
Black Alphabet Film Festival July 2-3, 2014
Frameline38: The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival June 19-29, 2014
B'More Q Fest June 12-15, 2014
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)
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Food Patriots
Where in the World
 is Food Patriots screening?
Kendall College School of Culinary Arts 10 am-12 pm, August 23, 2014
Hello!Howard Garden June 19, 2014
University of Wisconsin April 23, June 19, 2014
Discovery Green Park Houston, April 25, 2014
Washington State University April 24, 2014
Northwestern University April 23, 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
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Safe Word
Indianapolis Film Festival July 18, 2014
OUT Twin Cities Film Festival June 6, 2014
Toronto Inside Out  LGBT Film Festival May 22-June 1, 2014
Produced by CA+S faculty member Josef Steiff
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Learn more about the film.

The Funny Side of a Stroke
Laugh Or Die Comedy Festival June 20-22, 2014
The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival July 21-28, 2013
Directed by MFA Candidate Jonathan Moeller 
Cinematography by Zach Mehrbach (MFA '13)
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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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The Teacher

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
Winner Silver Remi Award for Action/Adventure Screenplay
Written by CA+S faculty member Christopher Swider
View the winner's list and festival calendar.

A Tree Is More Than One Branch

Directed & Edited by Erin Turney (BA '14)
Cinematography by Jess Mattison (BA '13)
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Learn more about the film.

I Colonize The Golden Triangle (from behind glass)
l'Etna: Experimental Cinema Workshop May 24, 2014
A selection of films and videos from CA+S adjunct faculty member Jason Halprin
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The Pink Hotel
Chicago Filmmakers May 7, 16, and 23, 2014
Directed by Chris Hefner (BA ’06) and starring 
CA+S adjunct faculty member Daniel Sutherland
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Plentiful Fish
Chicago Filmmakers May 21, 2014
Written & Directed by Sean Duffy ('15)
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Life Itself
Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2014
Produced by CA+S adjunct faculty member Zak Piper
Learn more about the screening.
Watch the trailer.

Festival de Cannes May 15-17, 2014
Written & Directed by CA+S faculty member Josef Steiff
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Muslimahs In The City
Winner Chicago Media Production Fund
Written and to be Directed by MFA Candidate Fahima Mohamood

Kentucky Fried High
Winner Chicago Media Production Fund
To be Created by MFA Candidate Robert Carnilius

Jeremy's Blu Reviews
The Devil's Eyes
Horror film reviews written by Jeremy Freeman ('16)
Read the reviews.

CineYouth Festival May 8-10, 2014
Written & Directed by Justin Leyba ('16)
Winner Best Comedy: Senior Division
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Drone Operator
CIMMfest May 4, 2014
Co-produced & co-directed by MFA Candidate Hassan Amejal with Jon Langford
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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
Capri Theatre, Montgomery, Alabama May 2-3, 2014
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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Columbia Wildcats
Imagine Film Challenge May 1,  2014
Written & Directed by MFA Candidate Conor O'Farrell  ('14) 
Produced by MFA candidate Joe Rubin ('14) 
Production Design by MFA Candidate Javier Delgado ('14)

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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Two Heads
Animation Torrent Festival April 17, 2014
Written & Directed by BFA Candidate Marissa Dorman
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The Painter
PBS Shorts Showcase: VOTE FOR THE FILM
Winner Illinois Film Office's Shortcuts Film Contest
Athens International Film and Video Festival April 16, 2014
Cleveland International Film Festival March 25, 2014
Peace on Earth Film Festival March 7, 2014
Beloit International Film Festival February 14-23, 2014
Queen City Black Film Festival, February 6, 2014
San Marino Film Festival November 17-22, 2013
Foyle Film Festival November 19-23, 2013
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
Salento Finibus Terrae International Short Film Festival, July 20-28, 2013
Written & Directed by CA+S faculty member Kevin Cooper
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The Speaker
Illinois International Film Festival April 13, 2014
Written & Directed by Nick Ferrario (MFA '13)
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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
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Close Quarters
Chicago Filmmakers March 14 & March 21, 2014
Directed by CA+S adjunct faculty member Jack C. Newell and
faculty member Ron Falzone
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Of Some Fair Place
Driftless Film Festival November 7, 2013
Directed by BA Candidate Eve Studnicka ('16)
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Into the Wake
Driftless Film Festival November 9, 2013
Directed by CA+S adjunct faculty member John Mossman
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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
Learn more 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
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Chicago International Film Festival October 19, 2013
Produced, Directed and Edited by BA Candidate Philip Alvy ('16)
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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)