Tuesday, October 26, 2010

CinemaKC To Showcase UMKC Student Films

Date/Time: Thursday, October 28

Times:  6:30 pm - Social Mixer

            7:30 pm - Screening + Q&A            

Location: Screenland Crown Center

Admission: $10.00 for general public, $5 for students & IFC members, UMKC students FREE w/ ID  

KANSAS CITY, MO - CinemaKC, a newly formed not-for-profit organization connecting film related groups in Kansas and Missouri, will salute the Film & Media Arts at UMKC, Thursday, October 28 at the Screenland Crown Center. An informal social mixer at 6:30 pm followed at 7:30 pm by a screening and Q&A of student films. 

The evening will include screening of a variety of student media work – animation, documentary, fiction and promotional from every level of experience.  Talk with faculty from the department, as well as current students and recent graduates, to find out more about what's happening in Film & Media Arts at UMKC and the special opportunities that our position in the urban core provides our students and others in the metro area.  Work made as a part of our extensive internship program will be featured as will opportunities for local media producers to work with and mentor students.

The films will conclude with a Q&A from the several filmmakers who will be in attendance.

A donation of $10.00 for general public and $5 for students and IFC members with ID is suggested. UMKC Students are free with ID.

Founder of CinemaKC, John Shipp comments, "The last event we did at CinemaKC with our partner organization the IFC-KC, was proof that our local industry is coming together in a very visible way. There were people sharing great ideas – it was incredible."

CinemaKC is an initiative of the Film Society of Greater Kansas City, connecting with movie lovers since 1991.??For more information contact John Shipp at 816-718-4337 or john@filmrow.com.

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