Department of Film and Media Arts presents
A presentation of the NextFrame International Student Film Fesitval winners.
Best Narrative Film
Germany, 2014, 13min.
Dir. Zora Rux
Tension breaks out amongst refugees fighting for their rights in Berlin after a sexual assault. The group is forced to rethink their goals as a private incident becomes a public discussion.
Best Documentary Film
Mexico, 2014, 10 min
Dir. Kalien Delgado
This observational documentary explores the life of Sikarios, Mexican teenagers that bond over reggaeton, drugs, and religion. They express their beliefs and dreams through dance and solidarity.
Best Experimental Film
EL CANTO DE LA LECHUZA
Colombia, 2014, 11 min
Dir. Juliana Zuluaga Montoya & Santiago Henau Vélez
According to a Mexican myth, when the owl sings it announces death. Mrs. Alicia is an elderly woman who lives alone in a remote house away from the rest of society. Trying to cope with her loneliness, she walks for an hour every day to a public phone.
Best Animation Film
Germany, 2014, 15min
A puppet science fantasy epic about God, Darwin, the Moon, dinosaurs, monkeys, Mankind and far too much chocolate.
The Department of Film and Media Arts finds a new screening venue: the historic Temple Performing Arts Center on Broad Street. Enjoy a light hors d'oeuvres and drinks with live music provided by Boyer College of Music and Dance, followed by screenings of original and inspiring films by Temple students, alumni, and faculty!