Student Films Sought for Festival Competition

Meteor Theater's Spring Lineup to Include Showing, Discussion of ‘Sicko’

Jan. 28, 2008

The Cosmic Film Festival is accepting student-made films for judging and screening at its spring festival.

Film submissions will be accepted until Feb. 29.  Students of all levels and majors are eligible.

Meteor Theater logoMeteor Theater, UT Dallas’ student-run movie theater, will host the Cosmic Film Festival  in April in conjunction with the Student Government.

Films do not have to be produced exclusively for this festival. Any previously completed films, including those assigned as coursework or used in other festivals, may be entered.

A panel of judges will award prizes to the top three winners in each of four categories:

  • Animation.
  • Documentaries.
  • Music videos.
  • Fiction.

The films will be shown April 10-11 and 17-18 at 10 P.M. in MC 2.410.

To reserve a slot for your film, visit the Meteor Theater Web site and click on the link to the Cosmic Film Festival.

Meteor Theater’s spring schedule of regular movie screenings will start with drama — Psycho, The Green Mile and Hero. The semester ends on a lighter note with a pajama party and sing-along viewing of The Lion King and an interactive showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Full details for the spring lineup can be found at the Meteor Theater Web site.

This semester also features a free screening of Michael Moore’s 2007 documentary Sicko sponsored by the Pre-Health Program and Pre-Law Society.

After a special showing of Sicko at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 in Conference Center 1.120, a panel discussion will address issues in the U.S. health care system from medical, ethical and legal perspectives.


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