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George Lindsey Una Film Festival Finalists Announced

Feb. 06, 2015

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Dr. Cynthia Burkhead, UNA Dept. of English

FLORENCE, Ala. - Officials with the 2015 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival said that this year's finalists have been selected for screening. 30 films in 8 categories representing 14 different countries were chosen from a pool of 3,000 films representing 100 countries.

In addition to the 24 category films, 6 films from Alabama will be competing for the Clyde "Sappo" Black Sweet Home Alabama Award.

The full list of films is as follows:

Student Documentary

Thirty-Nine, Germany

Sound Thief, India

From Human Life, Bohemia, Ukraine

Student Narrative

Home, Spain

Captain Sandy, U.S.

Zugzwang, Spain

The Premiere, Cuba

Professional Documentary

Pie Lady of Pie Town, U.S.

The Mural, U.S.

Something You Can Call Home, United Kingdom

Professional Narrative Short

Pixel Theory: Pandora's Box, Spain

TIC, Ukraine

Dead Hearts, Canada

Shotgun, U.S.

Mosquito, Switzerland

Professional Narrative Feature

Stories Forlorn, China

The Descendants, Iran

The New World, Netherlands


Too Bad, Italy

Lady and the Tooth, United Kingdom

The Glass Hedgehog, France

Young Filmmaker

Mona, France

Girly, U.S.

Connie, U.S.

Alabama Films

Clean Break


River Dreams


Teacher's Pet

Old Timer

The films will be screened March 5-7. Most screenings will be held in the UNA Communications Building, room 131.

A complete and final schedule will be announced soon. For more information about the festival and its related events: http://www.lindseyfilmfest.com/,lindseyfilmfest@una.edu or 256-765-4592.

George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is one of few film festivals hosted by a university. The event was founded in 1998 by UNA alumnus and celebrated actor and entertainer, the late George Lindsey. Lindsey's own film career included several important roles, most famously the character Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show."