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Young directors take center stage at student filmfest in Carbondale

Submitted Photo"Labels," the award-winning Local Filmmakers Showcase short film by Brandon McDuffey, plays at the Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the Roaring Fork High School auditorium.
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CARBONDALE ” The Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest hits the big screen at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the Roaring Fork High School auditorium.

Admission for the student-run festival is $5 at the door. Of the 49 films submitted, 35 films from 11 different schools will show.

Participating schools include: Aspen High School; Basalt High School; Roaring Fork High School; Glenwood Springs High School; Bridges; Yampah Mountain High School; Steamboat Springs High School; Fruita Monument, Grand Junction, and Central High Schools in conjunction with Western Colorado Community College; and Middle Park High School. Four of the films were submitted by home-schooled students from Rifle and New Castle.



Several of the student films that were shown and won awards at the Aspen Local Filmmakers Showcase will also run at the filmfest. The films are competing in categories such as action sports, artistic/experimental, comedy, documentary, drama and original animation.

Awards will be given for best in each category, as well as an audience favorite. A grand prize will be awarded to the best overall film.



For more information, e-mail kriley@rfsd.k12.co.us or call 384-5963.

– Who: Student filmmakers

– What: Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest

– When: 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday

– Where: Roaring Fork High School auditorium

– How much: $5 at the door

– Information: 384-5963 or e-mail at kriley@rfsd.k12.co.us


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