First film festival to be exciting

first_img Book Nook to reopen Published 10:47 pm Thursday, April 23, 2009 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Just when it seemed that the Troy Film Festival couldn’t get any better, it did.Eufaula native film actor Brandon Carroll contacted John Jinight, who is coordinating the Film Festival, and offered his short film, “Scarecrow” for screening.”“Brandon is now in California making films and acting,” Jinright said. “He just happened to hear about the our first Film Festival and offered his brand new short film to us. Ours will be only the second showing of this film and we are excited to have it.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories “Scarecrow” will be one of many short films that will be featured at the TroyFest Film Festival on Saturday in conjunctionwith the annual TroyFest Arts and Crafts Show.Another recent addition to the Film Festival is “RipRemix,” which is billed as “a movie you can dance to and will open the Film Festival at 10 a.m.“‘RipRemix’ is about taking other people’s images and music and using them,” Jinright said. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip Carroll will be on hand Saturday to host the screening of his latest short film, which is setduring the War Between the States. “Scarecrow” is the story of a young Confederate soldier who goes off to war to be a hero. However, he is so horrified by what he encounters in his first battle that he runs away.“‘Scarecrow’ delves into the bloodiest period of American history but it portrays the South in a very positive light,” Jinright said. “It’s a family film.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel First film festival to be exciting “For example, Andy Warhol didn’t own or create the Campbell’s soup can but he used it in his art.”“It’s about copyrights and how Disney shouldn’t be able to own ever image of a mouse forever. ‘RipRemix’ is geared for young people.”Troy University student films will be shown at 11:30 and the Film Festival ribbon cutting and the showing of “The Mirror” will be at 1 p.m.“The Mirror” was made in Alabama and is reflections of the memories that make us who we are, Jinright said.The Short Circuit Traveling Film from 2 until 5:30 p.m. will feature 11 short films ranging from six to 15 minutes.Three of the films are G-rated and the others are PG- and R-rated so parental discretion is advised.“Scarecrow” will replace the Festival panel Q&A at 5:30.Following the JazzFest Big Event at 6 p.m., there will there will be a screening of the award-winning documentary, “Before the Music Dies,” at 7:30.The feature film is about how great music is smothered by massive corporations while, at the same time, offering hope for the future.“The future of American music hangs in the balance,” Jinright said.“In this film, a diverse collection of contemporary musicians reveal the inside story of popular music and teaches us that great music is out there, if you know where to look.”Admission to all screenings is free.Those who enjoy films are invited to attend any and all screenings offered at the first Troy Film Festival on Saturday, April 25. You Might Like Wilson extends helping hand to hurting children At first thought, Israel Wilson is a young man with a big heart for kids. He is the one who… read more By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Email the authorlast_img

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