Student Films to be Shown at MCS Film Festival May 15

Members of UCR's Media and Cultural Studies program will show their short films


The inaugural Media and Cultural Studies Student Film Festival and Competition will be held Wednesday, May 15 in HUB 302.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (  — Students and alumni of Media and Cultural Studies department  at the University of California, Riverside will have their short films exhibited at the inaugural MCS Film Festival on May 15, 2013 in HUB 302.

Co-sponsored by the Associated Students Program Board (ASPB), the event is free for UCR students. Admission for non-students is $5.00

“We hope to provide a platform that will encourage MCS students to continue making boundary-breaking work that bring excitement and excellence to both the MCS department and the UCR campus,” said Thelma Annan, creative director of the event and a senior MCS major from Ontario.

Annan said that a total of 11 submissions in the categories of “short,” “documentary,” and “drama,” with team of UCR faculty judges picking winners in each category as well as an overall winner that represents  “the goals and ideals of the Media and Cultural Studies Department.” Winners will receive a custom plaque.

Annan said the event will draw inspiration from the Oscars and will include a red carpet, a custom backdrop for pictures, live music and food.



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Tel: (951) 827-4756

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