George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Finalists Announced
Feb. 6, 2015
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:
Sound Thief, India
From Human Life, Bohemia, Ukraine
Captain Sandy, U.S.
The Premiere, Cuba
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
Dead Hearts, Canada
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
The films will be screened March 5-7. Most screenings will be held in the UNA Communications Building, room 131.
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.”