Upcoming C of I Film Fest features fun flicks

In the pioneering spirit of film forefathers Auguste and Louis Lumière, The College of Idaho is hosting its first ever film festival.

Come out to McCain Theater at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, for a night of movie magic on the silver screen. The C of I’s Digital Video Class and Film Society Club are hosting the event, which will feature several short films followed by the premiere and awards ceremony for select short videos produced by the ART-207 Digital Video Class.

The evening will conclude with the feature length film Jurassic Park. Attendees will receive free popcorn and there will also be a raffle with fabulous prizes. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the C of I Film Society, which is currently raising money for 20 students to attend the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

The schedule of events is as follows:

4:30-5 p.m.  Concessions & free popcorn

5-6:30 p.m.  Short films including: This is Now; Home Sweet Home; This is New York: Gary; Fragments; Eye of the Storm; The Art of Fighting; Bibo; The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels.

6:30-7 p.m.  Intermission 

7-8 p.m. Digital Video Class video premieres and student awards

8-9 p.m. Intermission, raffle and drawing for three gift baskets

9-12 p.m. : Feature Film: Jurassic Park

So grab your seat, kick up your feet and don’t forget to silence your cell phones…don’t be that guy.

The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit

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