Film Festival Livestream

Anderson University’s fourth annual Black Bird Film Festival will be held via livestream on the event’s website. Be sure to tune in on Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. 

The event typically includes a red carpet and an auditorium full of film buffs. However, due to the unprecedented circumstances of the virus, the event will be held virtually as the opportunity to celebrate and entertain couldn’t be missed. 

The event is sponsored by the cinema program in AU’s Department of Communication and Design Arts. The film festival showcases the work of student filmmakers with a wide range of genres including comedy, drama, and documentary style. Viewers will be able to tune in at blackbirdmedialab.com. A live afterparty will follow for discussion between students and viewers.

This year’s event is sponsored by a generous contribution from Steve Folgate’s local Allstate agency. The admission-free event is open to students, parents, alumni, friends of the university, and film buffs. 

“We regret that the coronavirus situation prevented us from having the film festival in person as we normally do, but we still wanted to show the work of our cinema majors,” said Jack Lugar, associate professor of cinema and media arts

For more information, contact Lugar at jrlugar@anderson.edu or 765.641.4343.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.

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