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THE 40th ANNUAL THOMAS EDISON FILM FESTIVAL Virtual Program of Selected Shorts – UWO – FOND DU LAC CAMPUS, Tuesday, April 27th AT 6:30 PM. Free and open to the community. Join us for this 100-minute program. The Thomas Edison Film Festival’s 40th Annual Festival tour, returns to the UWO – Fond du Lac Campus for a virtual showing on Tuesday, April 27th at 6:30 PM. This free event is hosted by the Fine Arts & Lecture Committee and can be accessed up to 24 hours at https://uwosh.edu/fdl/campus/thomas-edison-film-festival/

This free 100-minute program features a selection of all genres including animation, documentary, experimental, and narrative shorts from the Thomas Edison Film Festival’s 2021 touring collection. Films to be screened include Last Stop for Lost Property, by Vicente Cueto, Brooklyn, NY who will also give a brief recorded intro along with his producer Emily Packer talking about how they came to make their film. Direct access Vimeo link; https://vimeo.com/530071311 and films are on demand through April 28. Other films include; The Ephemeral Orphanage by Lisa Barcy, Chicago, IL; Who Won the War by Francesca Di Marco, Albany, CA; Metro by Geoff Hecht, San Francisco, CA; My Body Given for You – Experimental by Anna-Clair Ostasenko Bogdanoff, Paris, France; Covid-19: A Portrait of NYC by Duda Penteado, Jersey City, NJ; The Chimney Swift by Frederic Schuld, Hamburg, Germany; Close as Brothers by Jennifer Hardacker, Forest Grove, OR; JamieSonShine by Phoebe Jane Hart and Jamison Hart, LA, CA; and How Can I Forget by Natalia Andreadis, London, UK. The Thomas Edison Film Festival was founded in 1981 as a tribute to Thomas Edison’s development of the motion picture at his laboratory, dubbed the “Black Maria” film studio, the first in the world, in West Orange, NJ. The Festival attracts and showcases the work of independent filmmakers internationally. It is an international juried competition celebrating all genres and independent filmmakers across the globe.

For further information, contact Kathy Strong Langolf, Special Events Coordinator, UWO-Fond du Lac Campus, stronglangok@uwosh.edu; 920-929-1111.

Free Admission!

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