Written by Nicholas Jackson

On Saturday, September 15th, The Ohio University Film Division presented A Night of First Year Films at the Athena on Court Street to an enthusiastic audience of friends, family, and fellow movie-lovers.  This screening gave First Year MFA Film Students, now studying in their second year, the opportunity to watch last year’s achievements on the big screen.  The program covered a wide spectrum of material, ranging from a horror film shot on black-and-white 16mm film to a documentary about a subject undergoing gender reassignment surgery. 

The featured films and filmmakers were:

Smilin' Jimmy, directed by Graham Holford 

Catapultdirected by Anil Srivastha 

Elephant, directed by Logan Marshall

Alpaca Farmdirected by Hannah Espia

In Transdirected by Edit Jakab

Missdirected by Steven Lee

A Desire One Nighttidedirected by Tabitha Kennedy 

No Plastic Flowers, directed by Jacob Midkiff

Afterglowdirected by Bryget Anderson

Box of Chocolatesdirected by Kanat Omurbekov

Fraydirected by Blaize Hart 

The Black Basilisk, directed by Edward Loupe 

I Love the Way You Die, directed by Bianca Malcolm 



A program designated of work from last year’s Second Year MFA Film students will take place at the historic theater on Saturday, October 13th.  Admission is free, but the tickets are first come, first serve.