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ONFilm Festival: Friday & Saturday's Line Up

After an 11-year run as a retrospective film festival, the 2009 Old Dominion University - City of Norfolk (ONFILM) Festival has gone competitive, screening more than 30 top INDIE films from around the world. The ONFILMFEST runs from March 25-28 and features independently produced features, documentaries, shorts and shorts on the ODU campus and in various Norfolk venues.

NOTE: Each screening block allows for up to 2 hours of film; F = feature; D = documentary; S = short; SS = short short; NC = Not in Competition

Friday, March 27

3:30 p.m. University Theatre

  • Free and open to the public!
  • ODU Student Filmmaking Presentation and Awards

5-7 p.m. University Theatre

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • Kanizsa Hill/SS/7:30''
  • Woman's Work/S/21"
  • Behind the Wheel/D/89"

5-7 p.m. Big Blue Room, Ted Constant Convocation Center

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • The Cave/SS/3:22"
  • Buckets/S/10:31"
  • Desert Brides/D/86"

5-7 p.m. Batten Arts and Letters Building Auditorium

  • Students $5/General $10
  • Dismal/F/90"/NC
  • Panel discussion to follow

7:30-9:30 p.m. University Theatre

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • Pink, Blue, Yellow/D/ 41"
  • Idiots and Angels/F/78"

7:30-9:30 p.m. Big Blue Room, Ted Constant Convocation Center

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • The Coffee Break/S/10"
  • About Face/SS/5:51"
  • Gone Fishing/S/13"
  • The Last Days of Shishmaref/D/93"

7:30-9:30 p.m. Batten Arts and Letters Building Auditorium

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • Chasing Warbirds/50"/NC
  • Special screening of Television Pilot/Panel discussion to follow with New Dominion Pictures' President Nicolas Valcour and others

10 p.m.-Midnight University Theatre

  • Students $5 / General $10
  • NORFOLK@NIGHT: Two Hours of Shorts and Short-Shorts

Saturday, March 28

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. NARO Cinema (Colley Avenue)

  • Award Winners' Marathon
  • Screening of the Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short and Best Short-Short, as well as the Best Environmental Film
  • Students $5 / General $10

11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Batten Arts and Letters Building Auditorium

  • Third Annual Career Day Expo: Filmmaking in Hampton Roads

1-2 p.m. Batten Arts and Letters Building Auditorium

  • Filmmaking Panel Discussion: "Film and Video Production in Hampton Roads from a Woman's Perspective"

7-10 p.m. Granby Theater (Granby Street)

  • ONFilm Festival Awards Gala
  • Dance with the Rhythm Kings
  • Free food/Cash bar
  • Students $10 / General $20

For the complete ONFilm Festival schedule, visit www.onfilmfest.com.

To read the daily blog about the events, visit www.odu.edu under "Spotlight."

This article was posted on: March 27, 2009

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