English Department Events & Activities
The English Department at Spelman College Presents “The Shorties: Five Women, Five Films, Five Stories” A Film Festival
Spelman College’s first film festival featuring works written, produced, and directed by students enrolled in the Advanced Screenwriting II program.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 7:00pm
LLCII Auditorium, Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane, Atlanta, GA 30310
Light Refreshments will be served following the screening
What is a Shorty?
These shorties are resilient ... These shorties are daring ... These shorties are honest ... These shorties are fearless... These shorties are revolutionary ... These shorties are here … The mission of The Shorties is to present the work of blossoming screenwriters and filmmakers who strive to cultivate and manifest their creativity through skills learned in the Advanced Screenwriting II program. This film festival is a medium of expression of the thought provoking and creative minds and works of the writers, who wish to broaden and expose the growing film and creative writing community at Spelman College and in the entire Atlanta University Center.
Separation by Adamma Ebo: "American born Nigerian twins are going their separate ways for the first time after graduating from college.”
The Bright Side by Nina Lee: “A short comedy exploring the relationship between two friends as they deal with love, college life, and following their dreams.”
Dangerously In Love by Desiree Nichole Mann: "A Chicago law student has to decide if she will move on from a troubled relationship with her drug dealing boyfriend.”
Something Like Scales Falling by Taylor Pettway: “Acts 9:18 ‘Immediately, something like scales fell from his eyes, and he could see again...’ A blind eye can lead to a broken heart in a notsoplatonic friendship.”
Tonight by Brianna Robinson: "A quick visit for drinks evolves into a night of seduction, sex, and life altering secrets."
For further information, please visit www.fiveshorties.com or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org