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UPDATE: The WORLDEAF Cinema Awards Ceremony will be streamed live via the Web on Saturday, November 6, at 8 p.m. Watch the awards to learn who wins in each of the seven categories. Bookmark the livestreaming site now.
Five student filmmakers have been nominated to receive awards for their films at the WORLDEAF Cinema Festival (WDCF) taking place November 4 to 7 on the Gallaudet campus.
The films by students will be added to the 17 nominated films shown at the festival. Judges considered more than 170 film submissions, as well as 35 from student filmmakers, in the WDCF competition. The student finalists will be included in the daily film screenings that are open to the public. A complete schedule of the screenings and information about purchasing tickets online are available. Tickets may also be purchased at the Elstad Auditorium Box Office on the Gallaudet campus.
The nominated student films are divided into two categories: Student Short and Student Mini-15. Winners in each category will be announced at the WDCF Award Ceremony on Saturday evening, November 6.
Category: Student Short
The documentary asks people to explore the meaning of oppression and equality within themselves and the world around them.
Producer and Director: Christine Brown
Living Off the Grid
A short documentary about a family living off the grid.
Producer and Director: Zilvinas Paludnevicius
Ian, a brilliant photographer and a loner, is bullied by fellow students. A mysterious and strange murder occurs. Evil follows Ian. Will he survive?
Producer and Director: Storm Smith
Story by: Cesar Ayala, Storm Smith, and Danielle Goyette
Category: Student Mini-15
Deafhood: The Journey
Animation: A deaf person on a journey discovers American Sign Language is part of his life and identity in the deaf world.
Producer: PJB Production
Director: Paul Ososki
What if you met the love of your life at a metro stop? A tale of love at first sight as seen from the eyes of a bashful guy at a metro station, late at night. Will he catch her eye or will he choke?
Producers: Zilvinas Paludnevicus and James Caverly
Directors: Zilvinas Paludnevicus and James Caverly
Writer: James Caverly
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