Rossland to host festival celebrating young filmmakers

Columbia Power
By Columbia Power
May 1st, 2014

The annual U19 Film Festival– celebrating the work of filmmakers under the age of 19 – is taking place this Saturday at the Miners Hall in Rossland.

Organized each year by the Rossland Arts Council, U19 brings together student filmmakers from across the West Kootenay to screen their short films for an enthusiastic audience.

Columbia Power is a sponsor of the festival each year and Sue Dyer, Columbia Power’s Vice President of Operations, met up with Rossland Arts Council President, Renate Fleming, and members of the U19 planning committee, filmmakers and festival volunteers to learn more about the event.

For more information about U19, visit http://u19filmfest.com.

Back Row: Mike Kent, the Rossland Youth Action Network coordinator and lead of the U19 youth planning committee; Sue Dyer, Vice President, Operations for Columbia Power; Ellie Knox, filmmaker and youth planning committee; Connor Dunham youth planning committee and filmmaker; Samanta Fleming volunteer and judge; Renate Fleming, RCAC President

Front Row: Jonah Winckers, filmmaker; Reid Dunham, filmmaker; Bohdi Ellis-Kusy and Will Ellis-Kusy both filmmakers

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