Southern Margins International Short Film Festival

Clemson Libraries is a proud co-sponsor of Southern Margins International Short Film Festival taking place at Clemson University.

Friday, March 1st

Southern Margins International Short Film Festival (7 p.m., Watt Center Auditorium).  The Southern Margins International Short Film Festival showcases exciting and innovative short works exploring experiences of southern and marginal persons and communities, however, filmmakers wish to define those terms. We feature works in these categories: Narrative, Experimental, Film Essay, Documentary, Web Series Pilot, Music Video and Animation.

Southern Margins Film Panel (8:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Watt Center Auditorium). Southern Margins Film Panel; Dr. Raquel Anido, Marshall Covert, David Donar, Ed Rock, and Dr. John Smith will discuss themes presented and production of a select group of the films streamed at Southern Margins International Short Film Festival. Department of Communication professor, Dr. James Gilmore will moderate the panel discussion, while filmmakers will be present in the audience.

Saturday, March 2nd

Visual Narrative and StoryTelling (12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Watt Center 208). Digital Production Arts Graduate Student Katherine, Crossan will lead an interactive workshop covering the basics of story telling.

LBGTQ+ and Race Media Panel (2:30 to 3:30:, Watt Center 310). Researchers and staff members of Clemson University will discuss issues of LBGTQ+ and Race presented in current media. Panel members include: Justin Baggott, Vanessa Condon, and Dr. Erin Ash.

Overalls and Aprons by Thibaut Fagonde (4 to 6 p.m., Watt Auditorium). Join Southern Margins International Short Film Festival, Clemson Food Summit, and Clemson University Library for a co-sponsored screening of Thibaut Fagonde’s made-in-Charleston documentary, Overalls and Aprons. After screening the award-winning film, Thibaut will speak about the associated movement and sustainable farming.

We hope to see you there!