Second Annual Fast Forward Film Festival: Local Filmmakers Call Attention to Environmental Concerns

Apr 21, 2016

Credit FastForwardRoc.org

On the eve of Earth Day, the second annual Fast Forward Film Festival will screen 16 short films at The Little Theater Thursday night.

The finalists were chosen from hundreds of entries to the festival, which uses the art of film to raise awareness about the environment.  Ten finalists are in the adult category and 6 are in the youth category, which is new this year.

The screening tonight starts at 6 p.m., and a gala is planned for Saturday night at the George Eastman Museum from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Get more information at  http://www.fastforwardroc.org

Click on the LISTEN link above to hear two of the finalists, 12-year old Asha Hotaling, a 7th grader at the Harley School, who made the film Apple :Core Dilemma; and RIT students Ben Doran and Miranda Sider, who created the animated short called Bugged.