Film Studies at the Five Colleges

Five College Student Film & Video Festival 2009 Winners

Following are the winners of the 2009 Five College Film Festival.

Smyle: Best Narrative and Best of UMass Amherst
Ben Leonberg, UMass Amherst

Feminapella: Best of Fest (shared) and Best Documentary 
Zehra Nabi, Mount Holyoke College

Synchronic: Best of Fest (shared), Best Dance on Camera and Best of Mount Holyoke College
Merli V. Guerra, Mount Holyoke College

Second Meditation on Feathers: Best Animation 
Sam Adams, Hampshire College

Outline for an Elemental Feature of the Ground: Best Experimental 
Jeff Striker


Alive to Begin With: Best of Hampshire College 
Molly Koch, Hampshire College

The Drive: Best of Smith College
Shannon Brown, Smith College


Student organizers/jurors:
Alex Cachinero-Gorman, Hampshire College
Amanda Lundquist, Hampshire College
Ben Leonberg, UMass Amherst
Rachel Thibault, UMass Amherst
Alicia Maye, Smith College
Katharine Gray, Smith College
Joan Flores, Amherst College
Carolyn Engel, Mount Holyoke College
Sarah Wentworth, Mount Holyoke College

Faculty:
Lucretia Knapp, Smith College
Polina Barskova, Hampshire College
Sheetal Majithia, Hampshire College
Dale Hudson, Amherst College
Don Levine, UMass Amherst
Anne Ciecko, UMass Amherst
Jenny Perlin, Mount Holyoke College