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Annual ‘Short Film Festival’ set for May 3

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (April 26, 2019) — Milligan College will host the 19th annual “Short Film Festival” on Friday, May 3, at 6 p.m. in the McGlothlin-Street Theatre located in the Gregory Center. The event is free and open to the public.

The festival will feature five short films written, filmed and directed by Milligan students.

“The annual Short Film Festival is a great opportunity to see the creative work of Milligan students,” said Kenny Suit, assistant professor of cinema. “The directors have worked hard on these films, which feature actors and crew members from Milligan. Most of the screenplays were written by our students as well.”

Junior fines arts major Taylor Williams will present “Lady Umbrella”, a thriller that follows a detective, his partner and a woman of mystery.

“The short film festival is my favorite event of the spring semester,” said Williams. “It’s the one night I get to showcase what I love creating most to the Milligan community.”

Additional films include “Our Neighbors” by senior communications and Bible major Erin Donovan; “Nowhere to Run” by Cynthia Armstrong, a senior majoring in business and communications; “Mugs” by junior fine arts major Gabrielle Lim; and sophomore fine arts and humanities student Amanda Lorch’s “Clean.”  

For a full listing of arts events at Milligan, visit www.milligan.edu/arts.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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