SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre announces the 27th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival, in the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Jan.29-31.
As in recent years, audience members are invited to vote for their favorite film via text message. The Audience Choice Award will be presented to the student director(s) of the winning film after the final screening.
The festival screens films that were made by undergraduate students during the past year as class projects in the FTT.
Festival founder and FTT Faculty Member Ted Mandell says, “I’m very excited for our students, who have put in countless hours of hard work and produced intriguing, high quality films, each with their own unique creative vision.”
This year’s festival features the following 11 films:
Five Simple Steps
Lauren Josephson, Camille Muth, Zach Ostapchenko
When it comes to life or death, even the Grim Reaper has feelings.
Tanner Cipriano, John Salazar
Check your baggage at the barbwire fence.
Spark of Madness
It’s OK to laugh at Notre Dame, especially if your student passion is stand-up comedy.
Liza Connor, Rose Biehl
Daydream or caffeine high? An afternoon escape to the local coffee shop.
Patrolling Sandy Hook
Caroline Clark, Kelly Quinn
The mass murder of 20 children and six adults inside an elementary school is still hard for many to believe … and some choose not to.
Moira Hamilton, Maddie Landon
A video game controller loses control in this Tron-esque action adventure.
John Haley, Emily Dauer
A graduation party reunites Annie and Sam, and reignites a relationship which was much different when both were in college.
Revenge of the Fallen
There is no greater love than a student and her phone.
Anthony: Portrait of a Boxer
Indi Jackson, Austin Burgett
One step short of the Olympics, boxer Anthony Sims Jr. returns to small town Indiana.
Keenan Kelley, Drew Ronson, Frank Lanham
The secret life of the next door neighbor.
Eric Ways, John McDonough
Is it a group presentation if only one guy shows up to class?
Tickets for the Notre Dame Student Film Festival are $7 for the general public; $6 for faculty and staff; $5 for seniors (65 and over); and $4 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at http://performingarts.nd.edu, by phone at (574) 631-2800, or in person at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center ticket office between noon-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30.
7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31 (Audience Choice Award following screening)
Some films contain mature content.
Free parking is available daily after 5 p.m. in the Stayer Center parking lot, just north of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and in the gated lot just east of DPAC on the corner of Eddy Street and Holy Cross Drive.
An accessible lot for disabled patrons is available immediately adjacent to the center; a valid hangtag or license plate is required. There is a 10-minute parking zone on the north drive of the center for ticket pick-up; during inclement weather you are welcome to drop off guests in this area and proceed to parking. Non-campus parking (free for the first two hours) is also available at Eddy Street Commons, just south of the center.
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