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UT Filmmaker Series Continues with Award-Winning Filmmaker Bandar Albuliwi March 12

Published: March 07, 2018
DanaPlaysFilm
The event begins at 7 p.m. in Reeves Theater, located on the second floor of the Vaughn Center, and is free and open to the public.

On Monday, March 12, The University of Tampa's FMX Filmmaker Series continues with award-winning filmmaker Bandar Albuliwi. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Reeves Theater, located on the second floor of the Vaughn Center, and is free and open to the public.

Albuliwi, assistant professor of film, animation and new media at UT, will premiere his short film Je T'aime, and a new version of his previously released film, retitled Azadeh, along with a segment of his debut feature Peace After Marriage (2013), winner of the Creative Promise Award at the Tribeca Film Festival and many international film awards. Albuliwi will also discuss his work as a director in the film industry.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Albuliwi received his MFA in directing from the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles. He is a recipient of the Grand Jury Prize of the 22nd annual Fade in Awards (2018) for his television pilot Radicalized! His recent feature screenplay, A Brotherhood, was a finalist at the Sundance Screenwriting Lab and won the Diverse Voices Screenwriting Competition.

The Filmmaker Series is hosted by the Film, Animation and New Media Department (FMX) in conjunction with the College of Arts and Letters. The FMX Department offers BFA degrees in film and media arts, animation and new media.

Parking is available in the Plant Hall parking lot at Kennedy Boulevard and South Hyde Park Drive.

For more information, contact Dana Plays, professor of film, animation and new media, at dplays@ut.edu.