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The votes for People’s Choice are in!
Nicholas Moyer and Nate Norell will take home a prize package worth over $20,000 toward gear and supplies for their next project. Watch their winning short film, "Kip".
Nineteen years ago Jack Larson approached KCET with the idea of creating a student film series that would provide talented students with the opportunity to have their short films aired on television. Larson thought that public television was an excellent platform for providing critical visibility to emerging filmmakers. KCET shared Larson's enthusiasm and together they created, “Fine Cut Festival of Films”.
This season featured six half-hour episodes showcasing a collection of short films from schools across Southern California and the top four in the following categories were chosen by our esteemed panel of judges and awarded a place at The American Pavilion’s screening at Cannes Film Festival 2019.
Documentary: “al imam” from USC’s Omar Aldakheel
Narrative: “One Small Step” from USC’s Aqsa Altaf
Animation: “Where I was Born” from Cal State’s Jungmin Cha
Jack Larson Southern California Student Filmmaker Award: “Raccoon and the Light” from Cal State’s Hanna Kim
The 18th annual Fine Cut Festival of Films is a collection of short films from student and emerging filmmakers. In this episode, "The Bug" from the U.S. (Comedy), "I am Aliya" from Slovenia (Drama), "Out of the Village" from the United States (Drama), "#SalveRegina" from Hungary (Experimental), and "For Dad" from the United States (Drama).
A young woman comes to terms with her condition
"I am Aliya"
In Jerusalem, a choreographer, a visual artist, a rabbi-dancer, a female hip-hop singer and a comedy writer/performer struggle to find a place amidst the underlying tensions of an ancient city defined by separation.
Conflicting traditions in the middle of conflicts and social resonant enthusiasts call musnanad
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives — which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith — abruptly disturbed.
Deep in the Amazon, George is determined to retrace Theodore Roosevelt’s legendary expedition and witness first-hand how deforestation and climate change are affecting one of the earth’s most critical ecosystems.
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