Beyond age, beyond ability, a place where creativity, imagination, and education come together…
Welcome to the World Arts Film Festival in Jacksonville, Florida!
The 2016 festival dates were moved due to a major hurricane. We came back in May 2017 with three days of films and workshops at WJCT Public Broadcasting Television Studios. Here are a few photos, take a look!
2015 Welcome Introduction with Karen Feagins, PBS-WJCT, VP Content and Operations
Opening speaker, Allison Galloway-Gonzalez, Any Given Child
A program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Festival Director, Karen Douglass Sadler
Documentary Screening with Dr. Nadia Ramoutar, Filmmaker
Reception for Michael Hausman courtesy of The Art Institutes of Jacksonville
“A Conversation with Michael Hausman”
Honored Guest of World Arts Film Festival 2015
Michael Hausman, Award-winning producer of The Gangs of New York.
InSight an exhibition of photographs created by high school students at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
Sponsor location for this event is Unity Plaza
Students of local elementary schools, Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, FL
Opening screening with four films from the GRASP Choice Academy project with World Arts Film Workshops and World Arts Education.
Students from Duval County Schools, Jacksonville, FL.
Many new faces at the World Arts Film Festival with students of all ages.
Festival guests Dani Bowman and Rachel Barcellona
Participation in three days of educational workshops, panel discussions and film screenings.
After-Party Poster Art by Graphic Designer Kim Collier
Photos of Charlotte Rampling and Nicholas Cage circa 1980’s courtesy of photographer Lois Siegel.
Kaleidoscope Awards Ceremony 2013
pictured left to right: Chase Finn, Karen Sadler, David Gonzalez
Theater team at opening day event. Welcoming our first audience with comedic improvisation.
All day workshops were presented from Thursday to Saturday, 5th floor MOCA.
All festival attendees were invited to participate in the “Drawing On Film” experimental film project. The completed short film is part of WAE’s educational outreach. Examples of experimental animation films shown during the artist’s demonstration for this project were on loan to the festival from the National Film Board of Canada.
World Arts Film Festival workshops at The Museum of Contemporary Art | Jacksonville, Florida.
Join us where the Red Carpet begins. . .
Students start each day with film screenings, panels and hands-on workshops for all ages and all abilities.
Director Eric Dyer during discussion of his short film “Coversong” with students.