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A showcase of original films of 10 minutes or less in the following categories: for COMMUNITY COLLEGE, FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE, and GENERAL COMMUNITY filmmakers.
The festival will be held on Nov. 20-21. Prizes will be awarded the night of Thursday, Nov. 20. A full slate of guest speakers, judges and screenings will be released in early November, so stay tuned.
CUFF is a production of the Communication Studies and Mass Media programs at Community College of Philadelphia.
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20
9:40 a.m. Screening of Jason Osder’s Let the Fire Burn
11:20 a.m. Director Jason Osder speaks to students
1 p.m. Casting director Diane Heery speaks to students
2:40 p.m. Screening of student film submissions not selected as finalists
6 p.m. Director Tiona McClodden to screen her work and speak to students
7:30 p.m. Screening of finalists’ films; judging and award presentations
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21
10:20 a.m. Screening of student film submissions not selected as finalists
11:30 a.m. Professor Amy Lewis to present: “The History of Black Male Representation in Film”
12:40 p.m. Screening of finalists’ films
1:50 p.m. Professor Alex Bove to present: “The Hays Code and Its Legacy on the Portrayal of Sexuality in Mainstream Film”
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
JASON OSDER’S award winning, feature-length documentary Let the Fire Burn is about the deadly conflict between the Philadelphia police and MOVE. DIANE HEERY is a top casting director, who has cast Silver Linings Playbook, The Lovely Bones, The Sixth Sense and more. TIONA McCLODDEN is a local filmmaker and visual artist. AMY LEWIS teaches English, Communication Arts, and Film at the College. ALEX BOVE teaches English, Creative Writing, and Film at the College.