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AETN to air films made by local students beginning Sept. 8

AETN to host Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival's Emerging Filmmakers Program this fall.

AETN kicks off the school year with "Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase," featuring must-see films made by students from across Arkansas beginning Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. "Student Selects" will air in four segments Fridays, Sept. 8 through Oct. 6 at 6:30 each night.

Selections include comedies, family dramas, personal documentaries and historical films. The broadcast also includes films recognized with Thea Foundation Young Filmmaker Scholarships, Historic Arkansas Film Prizes and Central High Desegregation 60th Anniversary Film Competition honors.

Films to be featured Sept. 8

  • "Unconditional," by Fayetteville High School, winner of the Thea scholarship for cinematography.
  • "A Terrible Crime," by Arkansas School for Mathematics Sciences and the Arts (Hot Springs).
  • "The Influence of Mamie Till," by Valley View Junior High School (Jonesboro), Central High Desegregation 60th Anniversary Student Film Competition finalist.
  • "Happiness Is," by Harrison High School.
  • "The Life of Jim Legoman," by Lakeside Intermediate School (Hot Springs).

Films to be featured Sept. 15

Films to be featured Sept. 22

Films to be featured Oct. 6