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Film News: DePaul University’s Big Shoulders International Student Film Fest on Feb. 16 & 17, 2018

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CHICAGO – As the DePaul University film school grows and evolves, it continues to have innovative ideas to promote the art of cinema. For the first time, the College of Computing and Digital Media (which encompasses the film school) is presenting the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival. The screening events, which are free and open to the public, will take place on February 16th and 17th, 2018. For more information about the specifics of the Fest, including how to reserve a seat for the screenings, click here.

February 16th and 17th, 2018, at the DePaul DRM Theater
Photo credit: DePaul University

Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the work of innovative student filmmakers from around the world. The Festival’s mission is to promote diversity and inclusion by showcasing the work of emerging young voices and unique ways of storytelling. DePaul University students actively participate in organizing the festival, selecting the films, and hosting the event. There are 15 short film finalists, from five continents and 15 countries. The DePaul facilitator for the Festival is Assistant Professor Anuradha Rana. Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com was on the Festival jury.

The Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival, presented by DePaul University, takes place on February 16th and 17th, 2018 (click link in the first paragraph above). All screenings take play at the DePaul CDM Theater, 247 South State Street, Chicago.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2018 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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