Fault Line Film Festival Announces Winners; Screening Nov. 21 at Southeast

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 20, 2014 – Award-winning and honorable mention films will be shown in their entirety Nov. 21 at the Fault Line Film Festival Gala event at Southeast Missouri State University.

The films will be screened at 7 p.m. in Rose Theatre.

“Our festival has some unique and exceptional films this year,” said Dr. Fred Jones, professor of mass media at Southeast who teaches in the television/film option. “We have an original film musical, a post-apocalyptic thriller, and an animated comedy about viruses.  It’s going to be an excellent show.”

For a listing of films to be screened, visit here.

An awards ceremony honoring the creative talent at this year’s festival was held Nov. 19 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. A listing of award winners is available here.

This year’s Best of Festival award went to Southeast student Amanda Sachtleben of Centralia, Illinois, a double major in mass communication, TV/film option, and theatre and dance. Her film is titled “Unexpected. In Sachtleben’s film, a young man wakes up every day, knowing exactly what will happen in his life, including every mundane detail.  But one day, he wakes up and cannot see how his day ends.  He fears this is the last day of his life. As the day continues, he reaches the climactic moment, only to find that he has not died, but instead found some new possibility in his life, something unexpected.