Student-run film festival to show top independent films – NKU The Northerner Online


Roll out the pink carpet.

NKU students will host the the inaugural Official Impromptu Northern Kentucky Film Festival (or OINK for short) 5 p.m. Tuesday in Griffin Hall’s Digitorium.

The film festival will mainly showcase the Tri-State area’s best work in independent film, ranging from narrative, documentary, music video and experimental. Any filmmaker was welcome to submit, and 40 submissions were received.

Students in the class Film Festivals, a special topics course taught by EMB Assistant Professor Sara Drabik, decided to host their own film festival after their initial plans to partner with a Cincinnati film festival were disrupted by a deadline change.

The students began planning the event in November, which explains how the festival received the “Impromptu” in its name.

In addition to showing the films, the festival  will also feature live jazz music, pizza and an…


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