An Evening of Notre Dame Student Films 2016
Tuesday, June 14
7–9 p.m. screening with student filmmakers
9–10 p.m. reception
Directors Guild of America Theatre
7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
Sponsored by the Notre Dame California Initiative
The following films were screened:
Eat Ride Sleep (15:15)
Mikey Nichols, Lauren Josephson
9-year old CJ Burford hears God’s call to ride his bike across America, with the family RV right behind him, and the media tagging along.
2015 DocuWest Documentary Film Festival (Colorado)
2015 Emmy Nominee—Collegiate Category, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Chicago/Midwest Chapter)
The Way Things Were (10:20)
Blake Avery, Zuri Eshun
A teenager’s stable world cracks when his desire for a college education forces him to confront the weight of his damaged family—and ultimately, his closest friend.
2015 River Bend Film Festival (Indiana)
Tikkun Olam: to heal the world (13:11)
Dylan Marie Parent
Eva Mozes Kor, a former Mengele Twin, attends the 70th Anniversary of Liberation at the Auschwitz and shares her philosophy of forgiveness, a challenge to the adopted meaning of remembrance.
2016 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival—Winner Golden Remi for World Peace & Understanding Documentary Short
2015 Great Lakes International Shorts Festival—Winner Best Documentary Short
2015 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Student Academy Awards—Semi-Finalist
Tanner Cipriano, John Salazar
Check your baggage at the barbwire fence.
2015 Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival—Best Drama (Student Short), Best Sound Design (Student Short)
Patrolling Sandy Hook (19:36)
Caroline Clark, Kelly Quinn
The mass murder of twenty children and six adults inside an elementary school is still hard for many to believe...and some choose not to.
2016 USA Film Festival (Dallas)—Special Jury Award Winner
2016 DocuWest Documentary Film Festival (Colorado)—Official Selection
2016 Iowa Motion Picture Association—Award of Achievement
Blind Faith (6:47)
Greg Kohs ’88—“First Time Fans” Alumni Filmmaker Series
Directed by alumni filmmakers—with assistance from current ND students, the films in the "First Time Fans" series present the excitement and wonder of some very different people as they experience a Notre Dame football game for the first time. Blind Faith focuses on Mitchell, an 8th grader at the Indiana School for the Blind.
2015 Emmy Nominee—Outstanding Achievement for Sports Program, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Chicago/Midwest Chapter).
Spark of Madness (16:09)
It's OK to laugh at Notre Dame, especially if your student passion is stand-up comedy.
Official Selection 2016 Reality Bytes Independent Film Festival (Illinois)