Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Jacksonville Film Festival


Jacksonville Film Festival

Screenplay Submission Opens March 15th through Withoutabox

Film Submission Opens April 4th through Withoutabox

Categories: All genres. Initial Programs include: Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Animation, Shorts, Student Shorts,

The REEL People Film Series Presents:

March Screening
March 28, 2011

Learn More >>> about our monthly film program!
Helen Whitney is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and educator. Her new film "Forgiveness- A Time to Love and a Time to Hate, Part 1," is an epic tale that explores the varied emotions and dimensions of forgiveness. When and how do you apply forgiveness? Is it an act of healing or can it be dangerous? Is there a boundary for forgiveness? Are there some acts that are just unforgivable? Join us for this special screening before it airs on PBS.

Time: March 28, 2011 at 7 p.m.

Location: 1028 Park Street,Jacksonville, 32204

Box Office: 904. 359-0047 General Inquiries: 904.858.9889

Tickets: $8.50 or $7.50 with senior, student or military I.D. and JFF members are free!
(Available at door or follow this to buy online )

Works In Progress:
Angels of Milot
March 16, 2011

Learn More >>> about our Work in Progress film program
Digital Video Arts has just partnered with the JFF to host our Works In Progress Series on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 6:30-8:30 program. Works In Progress is a once a month program designed for filmmakers to share their work and receive feedback from our filmmaking community. ”Works” include feature films, short films, documentaries, screenplays and music for film.

"Angels of Milot"
Bernardo Santana III, Director/Editor
January 12, 2010………. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Haiti.

Over 300,000 killed and an estimated 50,000 severely maimed with crushing injuries to their limbs. The plight of the Haitian people - some of the poorest, least healthy and most disadvantaged on earth – immediately goes from bad to worse. Unfathomable. Unimaginable. Unbelievable. There is no plan to handle the medical implications of the worst earthquake in this region in more than 200 years.

Hopital Sacre Couer (Hospital Sacred Heart) at only 73 beds is the largest private hospital in northern Haiti, located in the small village of Milot. Established over 20 years ago, Hopital Sacre Couer is an exemplary partnership between the American aid group, Crudem Foundation, and the local community it serves. It’s mission? To provide the best possible healthcare for the people of Haiti.

How does a hospital with only three full time doctors, two operating rooms and a delivery room prepare to handle a tragedy of this scale?

Q&A with filmmaker Brit McTammany

Time: March 16th, 2011 at 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Digital Video Arts, 7775 Belfort Parkway Jacksonville, Florida 32256

Tickets: Free Admission

The Filmmakers series presents:

From Idea to Page with script doctor Jennie Jarvis
April 2, 2011
Time: Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10-3:30 p.m. (Does not include lunch)

Location: Cummer Museum 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Phone: 904.356.6857 General Inquiries: 904.858.9889

Tickets: $45 or $35 for JFF members.

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