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1st Annual DC Student Film Festival

WIFV President Sara Barger took the lead in raising funds and presenting the 1st Annual DC Student Film Fest! The screenings took place at the Transit Pier at Wharf DC and the sunset and views rivaled the films presented! WIFV Board Members Monda Raquel Webb and Sheri Ratick Stroud helped welcome the attendees.

A networking reception gave the filmmakers and their fans a chance to meet and as the sun went down, the films came to light.

Thanks to the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for their support of this event.

Films that were shown included;
WHAT THEY DON’T SEE directed by Caleb Dixon, Georgetown University
INPUT/OUTPUT directed by Scout Pruski, American University
THE OLLIE directed by Donald Michel Jr, Catholic University of America
WHITE NOISE directed by Lauren Scott, Stevenson University
GRAVESTONES directed by Lena Streitwieser, Edmund Burke School
HuRT directed by Seeley Bjorksten, American University
BOOK OF THE DEAD directed by Justin Morris, Howard University
NOT A FAIRY TALE directed by Jess Wiegandt, American University
DON’T TEST ME directed by Nat Ocello, American University
ALWAYS WITH ME directed by Yari Jamali, American University
RAZOR directed by Becky Lake, American University
THE SACRIFICE directed by Noah Pescara, American University
METAMORPHOSIS directed by Cassidy Nelson, American University
THE AVENUES directed by Courtney Kushnir, Erin McNamara, Gabriel Bras, George Washington University
GAME? GAME. directed by Dante DeSanctis, George Washington University
WHEN YOU ARE NEEDED directed by Taylor Whittington, American University

We even included a screening of TENNALLY’S TAVERN made for the DC 48 Hour Film Competition by Team WIFV including: Brittany Morton, Michelle Bowen-Ziecheck, Kathleen Strouse, Irelene Ricks, Sheri Ratick Stroud, Keri Williams, Sofia Sandoval-Ferriss, Lacey Young, Lucia Fox-Shapiro, Genise White, Maureen O’Grady, David Motheral, Shilette Addison-Reed, John Mitchell, and T’Zon Adddison.

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