Iris Film Festival: May 1, 2010

The Iris Film Festival showcases films and videos of  Indiana University students and people around Bloomington, Indiana.  Now in it’s fourth year, the festival will take place on May 1 at 7:00 pm in Fine Arts 015.

The festival will feature about 20 films entries chosen by a committee of Communication and Culture graduate students.  The entries’ themes range from documentary, music videos, melodrama, comedy, and experimental.

Awards include Best Screenwriting, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, and the Brian Friedman award for the best project created in a Communication and Culture class.  An honorary audience award is also given each year.  The judges this year will be Gregory A. Waller, Joan Hawkins, and Stephanie DeBoer, all professors in Communication and Culture, and Josh Vasquez, a Ph.D. student in Communication and Culture.

Free admission, free snacks, free refreshments

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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