NAFF gets ninth life to empower local filmmaking

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Supporters of the local cinema! In two weeks, we will be presenting the ninth annual New Art Film Festival at The Art Theater, 126 W. Church St., in downtown Champaign, IL, the selections of which you will find listed below. You can read the more elaborate version of our itinerary on Monday, October 29 from 7-10 p.m. by clicking the “2018 | Schedule” button above, while a handful of playable video samples can be found on our home page. We will provide reminders and further details on Facebook about what will go down. Let’s see your eager participation in this free show, friends!

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Jason Pankoke
Program Director
New Art Film Festival 2018




New Art Film Festival – Schedule “Short Form”
@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
October 29, 2018, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.


7 p.m. – Introductions
+ Film Block 01 [Ages 13+ recommended]

THE CONTEST directed by Andrew Stengele
I’M NOT EVIL directed by Andrew Nygard
THE CLOWN directed by Andy Due
IN DEFENSE OF PLANTS: DUNES directed by Grant Czadzeck
STILL directed by Nic Morse
ILLINOIS ARTISTS: ENDALYN TAYLOR produced by Kaitlin Southworth, Tim Hartin, and Alison Davis Wood
STREET TAPES directed by David Gracon
STUCK directed by Andrew Gleason and Thomas Nicol
THE LAST SHOW directed by John Isberg

8:30 p.m. – Intermission

8:45 p.m. – Film Block 02 [Ages 17+ recommended]

WHAT’S IN THE CARDS (preview) directed by Colin Gabriel Price
WORDS directed by Jarrod Finn
LIFESAVER directed by Dushan Ranasinghe
SOY BOY KWON-DO directed by CJay Wallace and Cody Prough
GOOD NIGHT LITTLE KNIGHT directed by Andrew Gleason and Thomas Nicol
ESSENCE (preview) directed by Jeff Kacmarynski
SWAN SONG directed by Max Pitchkites
PROJECTIONS directed by Paul A. Brooks
GREEN AND HORNY directed by Joe Taylor




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