Monday, April 25, 2011

Film Festival Frenzy: Will you see the next QT, TP, or Spike Lee?

Posted By on Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 10:37 AM

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There's a lot of activity on this week's film calendar—from Harry Shearer's appearance at the Lefont Sandy Springs tonight accompanying the The Big Uneasy, and with ov er 600 already RSVP'd to attend this Month's GET CONNECTED Atlanta Film Industry Mixer taking place Thursday evening April 28 at Atlantic Station's Fox Sports Grill, as well as the return of DecaturDocs (disclosure: a documentary film series which I co-founded, and which I also co-host) this Saturday night April 30th—so it would be easy to overlook this gem of en event taking place over the course of the next four nights.

Don't miss your chance to see the next generation's Martin Scorseses, QTs, Spike Lees, Tyler Perrys, James Camerons and Katherine Bigalows at the GSU Student Film Festival.

Information from the press release, and both the Plaza and Cinefest's Web sites follows:

Georgia State University Presents The GSU Student Film Festival, a 3-day juried showcase of undergraduate and grad student work, screening both at Cinefest (on April 25th & 26th) and the Plaza (on Thursday April 28th)

On April 25th and 26th at 5 p.m. Cinefest Theater, presents a screening of Undergraduate and Graduate work by Georgia State University’s production students. Students enrolled in narrative, documentary, experimental, and new media courses will screen work from the 2010-2011 academic year. These screenings are Free and open to the public.

The Cinefest Theater is at 66 Courtland Avenue, and parking information and directions can be found here: cinefestfilmtheatre.com.

The Jury Selected Finalists will screen on Thursday April 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theater, a showcase featuring the most outstanding work by Georgia State University students in the 2010-2011 academic year.

While the original press release promised that GSU students may attend free with student I.D and all other attendees can purchase tickets at the door for $3, the own Plaza's Web site promises that "The screening will be FREE TO ALL PUBLIC."

And it doesn't get any better than FREE.

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