Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
The Television Department and the Public Square
? Making Our Own Media” America
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30-8:30pm
Free and open to the public.
Join us to celebrate and screen the winning films in our first “Looking for Democracy Short Film Contest.” Congratulations to grand prize-winners Brandon Hummons and Chris Frills for their short film “Hope in
,” and to finalists Dan Andries for his short film “Group” and members of Feel Tank Chicago for their short film “Twenty Reasons.”Honorable mention goes to John Birkner for his short film “Belleville Nights.” America
Award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of K
artemquin Films, Gordon Quinn, will explore the meaning of hope in and the value of alternative media this election season. After the films are screened, there will be a facilitated conversation with community activist Anton Seals and the winning filmmakers about the art of filmmaking and social change. Winning filmmakers will be awarded prizes to celebrate their commitment to creating media that encourages political dialogue, and a reception will close out the evening. America
This event is co-sponsored by The Public Square, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Kartemquin Films, Independent Feature Project Chicago, Columbia College Television Department, and Chicago Access Network Television.
Free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended and can be made online, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 312.422.5580.
Call Eric Scholl - X7959 for more information.