From yesterday's mail:
The Los Angeles portion of the 22nd Annual Columbia University Film Festival, eight nights of screenings, dramatic readings and events in New York and Los Angeles, begins today, June 3. The festival is the premiere of thesis short films and feature screenplays by graduate students in the Film Program at Columbia University School of the Arts, many of which go on to win top awards and honors at prestigious festivals worldwide. In total, 49 films will be screened and 12 screenplays read at this year's festival.
For full schedule and location information in Los Angeles, www.cufilmfest.com/schedule.html (bottom of page). For a list of festival films, film synopses, and filmmakers' bios, www.cufilmfest.com/films.html