Posts Tagged ‘RHode island International Film Festival’

Kosmider Wins Screenplay Award

Alexia Kosmider (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) recently won first prize in the James L. Seavor LGBTQ Screenplay Competition Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for her script, Small Steps in Black Birkenstocks, which was co-authored with Marianne Messinawon. The screenplay focuses on Lori, an older lesbian, who after losing her life partner tries […]

Kosmider’s “TransJourney” on HuffPost

Alexia Kosmider (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) was featured on the Huffington Post, as her new documentary TransJourney premieres at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. TransJourney follows Sandra on her cross-country journey to share in the life of her child, formerly her son, now her “new” daughter Annabelle. TransJourney explores three women’s personal journeys […]

FAV Grad Wins RIIFF Grand Prize

Mohammed AlAwadi, FAV ’13, won Grand Prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for Director Discovery for his film “Mohammed’s Birds.” In the film, the filmmaker sets out to create a cageless environment inside his apartment for his birds. In the pursuit of expanding his colony of birds he travels to the homes of […]