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Southern Screen announces virtual festival schedule

Celebrating 10th anniversary
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Posted at 9:39 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 10:39:51-04

The schedule for the 2020 Southern Screen Virtual Festival has been released.

Organizers say that everything will be presented virtually during this year's four-day event from November 12 through15.

This year’s Sessions include:

Discussions with Alex Borstein, actress (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel/Family Guy) + John Viener, writer (Family Guy); Rachel Dratch, actress (Saturday Night Live/Wine Country) + Dan Dratch, writer (Monk/The Cleveland Show) and Jay Wadley, composer (I’m Thinking of Ending Things) + Jennie Armon, music supervisor (Found Objects).

Screenings include opening night film, Intention, a documentary committed to intentional artistry, divine healers share their crafts within their Louisiana communities, while preserving cultural traditions; Farewell, Amor, about an Angolan woman and her daughter who reunite with her husband after spending 17 years in exile; and Stardust, a chronicle of a young David Bowie's first visit to the U.S. in 1971 – a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

All Screenings and Sessions will be viewed on the virtual platform Eventive. Full schedule can be found at SouthernScreen.org/Calendar.

Southern Screen says that aside from films, the festival offers music, podcasts and educational workshops and panels.

This year’s virtual festival also features pass and ticket options that include a picnic or a Cajun Crate Louisiana meal in a box for attendees to enjoy at home.

All pass and ticket information can be found on the Southern Screen website, SouthernScreen.org/Attend.

2020 marks Southern Screen’s 10-year anniversary and this year the organization is offering 10 weeks of staff favorite short films every Tuesday at 6:00 PM CST until the week of the Festival.

For more information about Southern Screen 2020, visit SouthernScreen.org.

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