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AETN schedules student film broadcasts; 'Student Selects 2010' to air Mondays, Sept. 6 and 13

The work of Arkansas's next generation of filmmakers will be showcased in “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase 2010” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Mondays, Sept. 6 and 13, at 9 each night.

“Student Selects” is an annual event that highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten through 12th grade students. “Student Selects” offers young filmmakers the opportunity to submit their film and video handiwork for possible broadcast on AETN, streaming on www.aetn.org and screening at the Little Rock Film Festival.

Films to be featured Sept. 6 include:

“In the Hall of the Superball,” produced by Har-Ber High School in Springdale.

“A Zombie Romance,” produced by Arkadelphia High School.

“Being Unique,” produced by Searcy High School.

“Pipe Dream,” produced by Conway High School.

“Holocaust Shoes,” produced by Pulaski Heights Middle School in Little Rock.

“Band of Robbers’ Daughters,” produced by Fayetteville High School.

“We Need to Talk,” produced by Har-Ber High School.

“Get Clean,” produced by Parkview High School in Little Rock.

“Assistive Technology,’” produced by Arkansas School for the Blind in Little Rock

“Small Town,” produced by Searcy High School and recipient of the THEA Foundation Scholarship for videography.

“Outside the Lines,” produced by Fayetteville High School and recipient of the THEA Foundation Scholarships for directing and editing.

Films to be featured Sept. 13 include:

“Who I Am,” produced by Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock.

“Marvin’s Revenge,” produced by Cabot High School.

“A Day in the Life of a Bread Man,” produced by Valley Springs High School.

“Traitor’s Game,” produced by Har-Ber High School.

“Rose,” produced by Alma High School.

“Broken,” produced by Fayetteville High School.

“Meet You in Jerusalem,” produced by Little Rock Central High School.

“The New Girl,” produced by Children International in Little Rock.

“Seven o’Clock,” produced by Children International in Little Rock.

For a complete list of film credits, visit www.aetn.org/studentselects. “Student Selects” parts one and two will repeat Sunday, Sept. 26, beginning at 1 p.m.

The THEA Foundation is a nonprofit, public foundation founded in 2001 by the parents of Thea Kay Leopoulos, Linda and Paul David Leopoulos. The founders and Board of Directors have adopted the mission of carrying Thea’s legacy forward through advocating the importance of art in the development of youth through educational and promotional activities and to encourage individual participation in art through scholarship, partnership, and other programs.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas’s statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit www.aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at www.aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).

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