UNCSA School of Filmmaking hosts free student screenings
The nationally-ranked UNCSA School of Filmmaking, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, invites local viewers to share in the celebration when it screens the fourth-year (senior) student films Friday, May 3 at the ACE Exhibition Campus on the UNCSA campus in Winston-Salem.
This year’s selection boasts eight narrative shorts and five animated films:
Alley Rats (written and directed by Sean Breitkreutz): Two childhood friends attempting reconciliation embark on a wild night of partying.
Blue & Hues (directed by Jordan McLaughlin): Two thieves begin to question their line of work when they target a powerful man with a diamond lodged in his eye.
Cherry Lips (directed by Jean-Luc Swift): A small-town girl, eager to escape the confines of her life, anxiously awaits her musician brother’s visit, which she expects to be her ticket to the big city.
Daughters (directed by Grant Godbee): A pregnant teenager, consumed by guilt, confronts her own mother, whose irresponsible lifestyle she blames for her upbringing.
Drapes the Clown (directed by Nicholas Guy): In order to win back his ex-girlfriend, a chronically unfunny guy decides to become a clown.
Folding Fur (written and directed by Keaton Sapp and Madison Williams): In a small paper forest, a small paper fox tries to befriend a newcomer to the forest – with unexpected results.
Helio’s Horizon (directed by Ibrahiim Luckett): A young sunflower musters up all his courage to save his village from imminent destruction.
Loser (directed by Jeff Yabrow): A synopsis is not available. (You win some, you lose some …)
OGMOG (directed by Ben Fisk): An animated film.
Painted Love (directed by Michelle DeGrace): A disillusioned debt collector’s faith in dreams is restored when she discovers a magical portal to a wonderful new world.
She Follows Close Behind (written and directed by Aidan Weaver): A woman questions an old man with regard to an unsolved mystery from her past.
Solitude (directed by Navarre Megali): During World War II, a black American serviceman is ordered to co-pilot a B-24 bomber for a daring raid over Germany, knowing full well that his superiors and fellow soldiers consider him expendable.
Warrior Princesses (directed by Malory Pacheco): The titular twosome, while trespassing through an ancient shrine, encounter their kingdom’s nemesis.
The UNCSA third-year (junior) student films will be screened 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 2, also in the UNCSA Main Theatre.
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The UNCSA School of Filmmaking fourth-year (senior) student films will be screened 3-5 pm and 8-10 pm Friday, May 3 in the Main Theatre of the ACE Exhibition Complex located on the UNCSA main campus, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Admission is free. For further information, visit the official UNCSA website.