Student Documentary Film Festival

Date: April 16, 2012 - 7:57am
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Minneapolis, Minn. - April 16, 2012 - Doxa, the Greek word for "glory," is the first annual student documentary film festival at North Central University. The 2012 Festival takes place April 20 and is sponsored by the Department of Communication Arts within the College of Arts and Sciences and the NCU Film Collective, the student film club.

The mission of the festival is to showcase student films that endeavor to document aspects of God's glory within the stories and subjects depicted. The Doxa festival provides a forum for NCU student filmmakers to showcase and be rewarded for documentary filmmaking that features unique narratives demonstrating God’s glory in life and mission.

Along with student films competing for three festival awards, the Doxa Festival will screen a guest documentary feature: "Steve Taylor is Not Dead." The film is a career biography of Christian music artist and filmmaker Steve Taylor, director of "Blue Like Jazz."

The Doxa Festival takes place April 20, starting at 3 p.m. The NCU Chapel/Entry Theater Screenings run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Awards and guest feature run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission is free - Movie concession will be available for sale.