Monday, August 28, 2006


Mobile Learning Institute Gulf Coast Film Festival

Film's made by youth during workshops at Ashe' will be shown at this festival.

Monday, August 28,2006
6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
W New Orleans
French Quarter, 316 Chartres Street, New Orleans

On the evening of August 28, students, families, and friends from across the Gulf Coast will gather at the W New Orleans – French Quarter to celebrate something wonderful: The creative work of more than 500 local middle-school students who this summer took part in an innovative digital arts summer program sponsored by the Mobile Learning Institute. The result of their efforts – an astonishing group of personal films that chronicle their own experiences of Hurricane Katrina together with the experiences of their families and communities – will be on view for their classmates, families and friends, and guests.

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Film Festival Schedule:
In addition to the young filmmakers themselves, family members, community leaders, and special guests will join the evening’s celebration. Students’ written work, graphic art, and digital films will be on display.

There will be food, music, and fun, as well as awards for participating students.

6:30 Doors open. Guests get a sneak preview exploring the print and visual arts created by students.
7:00 The celebration begins! A red carpet presentation welcomes students and their families.
7:15 Student, Teacher, and Principal Awards are presented.
7:30 The Film Festival begins! View films on display terminals positioned across the W Hotel.
8:30 Lights out. The celebration concludes.

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