A group of moviegoers gathered Sept.
Wharton Studio Museum’s “Silents Roar!” Film Festival is giving Southern Tier youth the opportunity to produce silent film projects about topics of their choice and compete for prizes.
Previous years have featured films with more classic horror themes, complete with blood, guts and gore. But, at this year’s festival, the program deviates from its typical grisly lineup.
FLEFF will commence with a lecture by Sheila Vakharia, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at Long Island University–Brooklyn.
“It’s definitely fun to go to your local art house cinema and see your work up on the screen,” junior Anna Gardner, programming director for The Studio said.
The theme of this year’s festival is “Israel is Real” to combat assumptions that are made about Israel as a result of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
Dozens of local Ithaca establishments are participating in Wizarding Weekend, and it has provided opportunities for Ithaca College students as well.