RiverRun Screens DFP Student Films

RiverRun Screens Work of DFP Students

The 14th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival will feature several DFP student films in its North Carolina Shorts Program. RiverRun is a regional event based in Winston-Salem and is one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States.

NC Shorts 1

An Unreasonable Woman


An Unreasonable Woman, produced by Camie Bargerstock and Paula Kosowski profiles adventurous accordionist Shirley Deane who traveled to more than 60 countries during the ’50s and ’60s, breaking gender boundaries of the time.

Queen's Kingdom


Queen’s Kingdom, directed by Jacob Rosdail and Kelly McKenna, offers an engaging portrait of Queen Toveia who has been selling hot dogs across from the bus station in downtown Winston-Salem for more than two decades.

Screening Times:
April 14, 1:00 p.m. @ a/perture
April 20, 2:00 p.m. @ Hanesbrands Theatre

NC Shorts 2

Gamers of the Lost Ark, directed by Jacob Rosdail and Adam Ward captures the efforts of two friends to turn their passion for video games and their nostalgia for the arcade experience into a profitable business venture.

Children_of_KabulChildren of Kabul, directed by Jon Bougher (MFA 2011) and undergraduate Communications major Jawad Wahabzada, takes you into the lives of four young Afghan children and provides first-hand accounts of a generation washing cars, picking garbage, selling food and hammering metal to earn money for their families. Devastated by war and economic difficulties, these children are the breadwinners of their families, creating an uncertain future for the country.

Screening Times:

April 15, 12:30 @ Hanesbrands Theatre
April 20, 4:30 @ Hanesbrands Theatre

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