Film event to highlight TroyFest

first_imgSkip By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author Latest Stories Film event to highlight TroyFest “This season we have more than 200 submissions from filmmakers from every continent except Antarctica,” said Dr. John Jinright, TAC presenter chair. “This year’s TroyFest screening will be from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. on April 30 at The Studio on East Walnut Street in downtown Troy and admission is free.”A documentary, a short film and a late night feature will be shown during the Alabama Showcase beginning at 6:30 p.m. on April 30 at The Studio.“The documentary is ‘Make More off of Less,’ which is the story of the plight of the American farmer,” Jinright said. “Alabama Filmmaker Andrew Reed interviews some of our Alabama farmers that grow our food and textiles. The story they tell reveals the struggles against the economy required to make a farm profitable and the harsh realities of chemical use and crop strain development.” You Might Like Police investigate two weekend shootings Two weekend shooting incidents led to the arrest of a Troy man who was charged with attempted murder. The first… read more When the Troy Arts Council organized the Troy Film Festival in 2009, expectations were that it would become a major event of the Annual TroyFest Celebration. However, probably no one expected it to become “major” so quickly.By the year 2010, the Troy Film Festival had been renamed the Alabama International Film Festival.Now, in partnership with the Troy University College of Communication and Fine Arts, the TAC film festival now offers online screenings to students worldwide. Print Article Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… The film attempts to make the general public more aware of modern farming technologies and how difficult it is for farmers to stay in business.In the five-minute short feature, “Bottom of a Glass,” Xavier Neal-Burgin uses an endearing puppet to teach that, even after great loss, life is worth living.“‘Bottom of a Glass’ won best drama at the University of Alabama’s Campus Moviefest 2011,” Jinright said. “The film has also been accepted to the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival 2011.”Film director Burgin lives in Birmingham and attends the University of Alabama. Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Late Night Feature is a 90-minute film titled “The Man in the Maze,” which was filmed entirely in Northern Alabama by an Alabama movie production company.“This horror feature tells the story of four college students on a field trip to explore the American Indian Trail of Tears,” Jinright said. “The discovery of a burial mound unleashes an ancient curse and the result is a story with terrifying twists and turns.”The Alabama International Film Festival staff gave “The Man in the Maze” an “R” rating. Published 9:17 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf 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 HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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