JASNA, in collaboration with JASNA Southwest, is proud to present submissions to the 2nd Annual Young Filmmakers Contest are now open.
The contest is open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate level students. Per the entry form,”If you are graduating in spring 2018 but were a student during the 2017-18 academic year, you are still eligible.”
The film must be five minutes or less and the entry is free.
Additional information provided by the contest:
AWARDS: Judges will select up to three winners. A “crowd favorite” award will be bestowed on the favorite submission selected by JASNA Southwest members.
WINNERS WILL RECEIVE:
Cash prize ($250 for first place; $100 for second place; $50 for third
One-year free membership in JASNA
Screening at our December 2018 regional meeting, to be held at Sony Studios in Culver City, California
Screening of the winning videos on the JASNA and/or JASNA Southwest website and our YouTube channel
Contest ends November 1, 2018.
Visit JASNA Southwest for more information and for the entry form.
A sample of their lyrics: Dear Mr Darcy we don’t want to be cruel But if we saw you on the street we’d push you into a pool Dear Mr Darcy we don’t mean to be curt But we only want to see you in a wet white shirt
No birthday should be celebrated without a birthday bash!
The Bronte Parsonage, in celebration of Emily Bronte’s 200th birthday, has a weekend long festival planned in her honor and happening at the museum at the end of this month.
Beginning Friday, July 27th, events such as talks, a concert, as well as book readings will offer visitors a rare look into one of the western canon’s greatest writers. The festival will conclude on Monday, July 30th.
The schedule includes:
Friday 7.30pm I Am Heathcliff a book reading from the anthology of the same name, curated by Kate Mosse.
Saturday 3.30pm Women, the Gothic and Emily a panel consisting of novelists Katherine Clements and Beth Underdown and chaired by Rosie Garland
Saturday 7.30pm This, That and ‘The Other’ a spoken word event “features a stunning array of poets, musicians and wordsmiths” curated by Melanie Abrahams
Monday 2.00pm Emily Speaks a panel consisting of Bidisha, Hannah Lowe, and Melanie Abrahams who will discuss “Emily’s independence and self-determination in relation to the broader racial, cultural and social histories of the mid-nineteenth century”
While some events are free, some of the events are not. The weekend pass is £50 for the general public, £40 for Brontë Society members, and £20 for 16-25 year-olds. You can also ticket some of the events individually with pricing varying from £5 – 10. Many of the invites require registration. Please call 01535 640192 or visit the festival’s website for details.
July 19th – Get Brontë-fied!: Read the Book, See the Movie: Jane Eyre – 630PM – 830PM
July 27th – Get Brontë-fied!: Read the Book, Watch the Movie: Wuthering Heights – 630PM – 830PM
July 30th – Get Brontë-fied!: Celebrating Emily – 7PM – 8PM
The events will be held at the library’s main location. They are free and are open to the public. Visit the library’s website for more information.
If you’re looking for something to do while you’re in Louisville for the Jane Austen Festival this weekend, may I suggest you catch a new adaptation “Persuasion” at the festival Friday night? This is abridged version of the play and it starts 6PM and ends at 9PM. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased online or at the festival gates.
More information is available at the festival’s website.
The production will be repeated, unabridged, Saturday afternoon at 3:30PM at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Tickets are $20 in advance (online) and $25 at the door.
The play will be directed by Claire Moyer and is written by Sarah Rose Kearns. The cast will be composed of both visiting and local Louisville actors,