» Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut
About the Event
Dodge College's annual Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Screenings promote the top films from the previous year as determined by a panel of distinguished alumni and industry representatives. This year, the show will screen in three cities - Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco.
By attending this event you will enjoy:
- Access to admission representatives
- Networking with attending industry and faculty guests
- Connecting with alumni, current and prospective students
Admission to these events is complimentary with registration.
Films screening at this event are made possible in part through a grant awarded by the Leo Freedman Foundation. Dodge College thanks the foundation for its continued support of our student filmmakers.
+ - About the Films
We are pleased to announce the following films for the 2016 lineup:
Angeltown (dir. Nancy Liu ’16) – A Korean Marilyn Monroe wanders the City of Angels and confronts her past.
Gardeners of the Forest (dirs. Ceylan Carhoglu ’16, Nicole Jordan-Webber’16) – For generations, Laos was known as the Land of a Million Elephants but, as of 2016, there are fewer than 600 elephants left in the wild. Student Academy Award Finalist – Documentary Category
Icarus (dir. Tom Teller ’16) – When a Mars colony’s comm satellite is damaged, Emilia Riley embarks on a seemingly harmless repair excursion. A shuttle malfunction cuts connectivity to the ground and Chris, her son, makes the knee jerk decision to go after her.
It’s Just a Gun (dir. Brian Robau’ 17) – When Gabe finds a .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver, a series of events is set in motion that changes his life forever. Student Academy Award Winner – Silver, Narrative Category
Rocket (dir. Brenna Malloy ’16) – A bittersweet fairy tale set in the world of 1950’s dirt track racing. Student Academy Award Winner –Bronze, Narrative Category
*Please note films are listed in alphabetical order. The actual screening order is subject to change.
+ - 2017 Events
Questions about this event?
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