BPA Media Instructor Laura Deutch co-produced the documentary “El Sol Sale Para Todos” which chronicles the growth of the Mexican community in South Philly. Deutch’s film premiered in May on MiND TV as a Philadelphia Stories 8 Winner and on Tuesday, July 5 screened at L’Etage as part of the PIFVA Cinema Speakeasy series. Following the film was a brief Q&A with the filmmakers as well as a dialogue period for the audience to discuss their own experiences in relation to the film’s topic.
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Congratulations to BPA Media-Instructors Laura Deutch and Nsenga Knight who were both featured in the latest Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Assocation’s e-Bulletin.
Knight was one out of elven recipients for the Spring 2011 PIFVA Finishing Fund while Deutch co-produced “El Sol Sale Para Todos”, a documentary chronicaling the growth of the Mexican community in South Philly. Deutch’s film also premiered in May on MiND TV as one of the Philadelphia Stories 8 selections.
The Big Picture Alliance student-produced film “The Jerk” was selected as a winner in the 15-minute category of Philadelphia Stories 8! It premieres at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 on MiND TV. Click here for a full broadcast schedule.
A big congratulations to the students involved in the making:
Philadelphia Stories feature films created by local filmmakers who have utilized the Philadelphia region and community as inspiration and location for their work. Genres selected are typically documentaries, short narratives, creative animation or experimental programs.
“The Jerk” is a fictional-short about four friends facing the trials and tribulations of high school, both together and apart.