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MFA Candidates, Adrienne Ostberg and Kevin Wells practicum films accepted to the Utopia Film Festival

The Utopia Film Festival desires passionately to identify, promote and engage entertaining and enlightening cinematic works of all genres and styles. Seeking always to provide its audience and filmmakers an enjoyable experience, this event also pursues works that tackle humanity’s never ending quest, in all it variables, for the perfect ‘utopian’ existence.

“A New Life” -(Dir. Adrienne Ostberg) A New Leash on Life is a program at the minimum security prison in Winston Salem which pairs inmates with puppies from the Humane Society. Over the course of 2 months, these dogs live at the prison, the inmates train and socialize them, and the men learn to receive the unconditional love from an animal in return.

Molossia: Nation in the Desert (Dir. Kevin Wells) is a documentary revealing the inner workings of the Republic of Molossia, a 1.3 acre micronation located within the state of Nevada, through the eyes of His Excellency Kevin Baugh.”

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Written by uncgmst

September 22, 2011 at 1:57 pm

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