Short Film Screening at Rock Valley College

Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516

Event Date: Friday, November 15, 2013

Event Contact: Brian Shelton, 815-921-3360

Please join the Rock Valley College Department of Mass Communication for a screening of four short films on Friday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR) on RVC's main campus. All of the films were directed by current or former RVC students. Following the screening, two of the directors will take questions and comments from the audience. Admission is free.

The Swings, directed by Paul Stalter, is a short story about a young boy who steps up to the playground bully and makes a new friend at the park (running time: 7:32).

Flyboy, directed by Paul Stalter, tells the story of a 9 year old boy who wants nothing more than to fly (running time: 5:35).

A Figment of My Imagination, directed by Eric Smigiel and shot entirely on the Rock Valley College campus, tells the story of an Artificial Intelligence Being who has become aware. The film will be featured in the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase (running time: 18:15). This film just recently won Best Science Fiction Film at the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase.

The White Room, directed by Tom Doherty and shot entirely on the Rock Valley College campus, tells the story of a dying man's last moments. The film was recently screened at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation in New York and has been accepted to the Route 66 International Film Festival (running time: 10:00).

Contact Brian L. Shelton for more information at or 815-921-3360.