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Film Festival Announces 2011 Screenings

Jan. 21, 2011

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - Organizers of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival have announced 30 films and 20 screenplays that will be featured at the 2011 festival, which will take place March 3-5. The films, which are selected from submissions across the world,will compete for awards in each of nine categories.

Winners will be announced at the festival awards show and will receive cash and other awards. The best film shot in Alabama will receive $2,000 cash and the Sweet Home Alabama award, which is sponsored by the family of Clyde "Sappo" Black. The 14th annual George Lindsey UNA Film Festival was founded in 1998 in part by UNA alumnus and actor George Lindsey, who is best known for his role as Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show."


Professional Documentary

"Open Secret" "Sloss: Industry to Art" "I Stopped for a Turtle This Morning" "Torch"

Professional Short Narrative

"Apocalypse Story" "Scott's Dead" "Touch" "Scent" "The Desperate"

Feature Film

"Double Loss" "The Secret to a Happy Ending" "Søde Lille Du"

Student Short Narrative

"Ken" "Cliquetastrophe" "Atrophy" "Controlled Burn" "Grease Junky" "Song of Songs" "Alex and Alex" "Achille"

Student Short Documentary

"The Pedicab Driver" "The Time Machine" "Honeymoon"


"Christmas Is Coming" "Christmas in Our Village" "The Birds Upstairs" "The Ah of Life"

Young Filmmakers

"Charlie's Closet" "Everything That Dies" "Michael"

Feature Screenplay

"The Ruins of Oz" "Recalculating …" "Chief Red Iron" "Halfway Home" "Belle" "Snap!" "MIT can be Murder" "Pineville Heist" "The Silver Fox" "Winslow and the Emporer" "Sultana" "Almost Edmund" "Weapon of Choice" "After"

Short Screenplay

"Canvas" "The Elves of the Poomaker" "Dreamer in Exile" "Lightning in the Bottle" "He Told Me All About You" "Language of Love" For more information on the 2011 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival, visit www.lindseyfilmfest.com, or contact the staff at lindseyfilmfest@una.edu or 256-765-4592.

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