Join UT Austin's Department of Radio-Television-Film as we showcase this fall’s MFA thesis films from filmmakers Sophia Loffreda, Jay Hubert, Kira Matica, and Artemis Anastasiadou. Following a 2-5 pm public screening of first-year graduate documentary shorts, the free thesis screening is open to the public and is the culmination of several days of student screenings and demonstrations. Come early at 5 pm for a light reception in the lobby.
“The Adventures of... “ • Sophia Loffreda
Dramedy – 17 min
Longing for steadier ground at the precipice of a big move, a woman uses an overdue library book as an excuse to reconnect with her childhood best friend.
“Mr. Silverman” • Jay Hubert
Drama – 15 min
Jack, a lonely Waikiki street performer, must help a neighbor and her sick mother seek medical help.
“Night at the Club” • Kira Matica
Experimental – 10 min
Four strippers united by the joint forces of a slow business night and the judgement of a moralizing do-gooder subvert the prevailing narrative about themselves by irreverently imitating it and replacing it with their own embodied story.
“I am Mackenzie” • Artemis Anastasiadou
Drama – 20 min
Caught among toxic masculine behaviors, a sequin dress and a teenage crush, a teen skater tomboy, growing up in rural Texas, will have sex for the first time in the back of their dad’s truck.
Sunday, December 16 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Texas Union Building (UNB), 2.228 - Texas Union Theatre
2247 Guadalupe, Austin, Texas 78705