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Special screening of shorts at UT

Staff Writer
Austin 360

“Skunk,” a short by the University of Texas’ Annie Silverstein, will screen on Sunday, April 27, at the UT Student Activity Center in advance of its screening at the prestigious Cinefondation Selection competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

It’s part of the annual Longhorn Denius Film Showcase hosted by the Department of Radio-Television-Film. The event is intended to highlight the work of student filmmakers at UT.

The program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. and lasts till 8:30, followed by a reception.

Here’s the lineup:

“My Sister Sarah,” a documentary from Elizabeth Chatelain, dealing with a recovering drug addict in North Dakota.

“Housekeeping,” a narrative short from Catherine Licata.

“Skunk,” a 16-minute narrative by Annie Silverstein, focusing on a 14-year-old girl whose pit pull kills a skunk, leading to an unlikely alliance with a neighborhood boy.

“Once Again,” a documentary by John Spottswood Moore and winner of the Barbara Jordan Media Award from the Texas Governor’s Office.

“Something to Do With Love,” a romantic comedy short by Matthew Koshmrl.

“Ain’t No Ho in Me,” a documentary by Jay Hubert.

“Rehearsal,” directed by Tom Rosenberg and winner of the Director’s Choice award at the Black Maria Film Festival.

“Hole,” directed by Qian Zhuang.

“I Rot a Poem,” directed by Philip Hoover.

All of the above films are by graduate students. Films from undergraduate students will also be screened.

For more details, go here.