Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Stage Presence receives CSWE Virtual Ovation Award.

Filmmakers Hannah Merritt (left)
and Flannery Wasson
Stage Presence, a documentary by University of Arkansas graduates Hannah Merritt and Flannery Wasson that features a bi-gender drag queen and a female comedian, has received the CSWE 2015 Virtual Ovation Award, including a $500 prize. Stage Presence, one of nine student-made films selected for CSWE's 2015 Virtual Film Festival, may be viewed for a limited time. To order the film, consult the festival's order information flyer.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Film study guide, American Heart.

A new, free film study guide has been posted for American Heart, Chris Newberry's film on refugee health care that was part of the CSWE 2014 Film Festival. The award-winning documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of three refugees who now call America home.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Time's running out: CSWE 2015 Virtual Film Festival.

View and rate the nine student films in CSWE's 2015 Virtual Film Festival before the festival closes on September 14. The winning film (determined by audience rankings) will receive a $500 prize.
  • Listen to Elizabeth Foxwell, CSWE's film festival coordinator, explain the purpose of the Virtual Film Festival. 
  • Listen to Alexandrina André talk about her film The Colors of Stetson.
  • See Glee L. Dunbar, Ali M. Kiser, Ashley N. Tucker, and Miriam M. Hill, the filmmakers of Misunderstood: The Voice Behind the Cardboard, talk about their film (below).
  • See Hannah Merritt and Flannery Wasson talk about their film Stage Presence (below), or read the blog post.
  • Read Diana Guerrero's blog post on her film Life After Iraq and Amy Kasparian's blog post on the short films that compose Women in the Law.