3/10 — OPENING NIGHT PAJAMA PARTY • ALL AGES

6:00 PM  Music by Brandon Mattson  Krasl Art Center  7:00 PM  NYICFF Kid Flix 1

3/11 — FILMMAKING WORKSHOP

Learn how to plan, shoot and edit a short scene script with Paul Kim, Director of Documentary Filmmaking and Communications at Andrews University.  Open to middle and high school students only. To register, call Leslie Sullivan @269.757.1491 to register. Class size limited to 12 students. FREE.

2:30-5:30 PM  Workshop   Box Factory For The Arts   6:30 PM  My Life As A Zucchini

3/12 — PANEL DISCUSSION FOR “SONITA”

UNFRAME: STORIES WORTH TELLING

Affecting change is often the goal of filmmakers, writers and artists. This informal dialogue with Doreen Bartoni, Professor and former Dean of Media Arts at Columbia College (Chicago); Daniel Rybicky, Associate Professor at Columbia College and local students will examine how the director helped to change the trajectory of Sonita’s life and her mother’s plans for her future. FREE.

4:00 PM  Sonita  Citadel Oak Room  5:30 PM  Panel Discussion

3/17 — YOUNG FILMMAKERS COMPETITION RED CARPET AWARDS

Hollywood-worthy screening of the 2016 Young Filmmakers Competition short films followed by the presentation of awards. FREE.

5:30 PM  YFC Short Films  Citadel Oak Room  6:30 PM  YFC Awards Presentation

3/18 — LEGO STOP-MOTION ANIMATION WORKSHOP (2 SESSIONS)

Young animators bring LEGO to life while collaborating on short, stop-motion videos. 

Space is limited. To pre-register, visit public.krasl.org/public/Youth.faces FREE.

(I) 12:00-1:30 PM   (II) 3:00-4:30 PM   Krasl Art Center  1:30 PM  A Town Called Panic

3/17, 3/18, 3/19—PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT BY DR. LARRY SCHANKER

SW Michigan’s own Dr. Larry Schanker will delight audiences while playing live to a selection of silent film features and shorts. See SILENT FILMS page for dates, times and locations