Award-winning filmmaker, Sue Vicory will moderate a panel of female filmmakers to talk about health and healing in film. Washburn International Film Institute Film Festival is a free community event.
Don't miss this informative discussion!
Sue Vicory is a three-time Telly Award-winning filmmaker who has been creating community-based films and projects within her not-for-profit production company Heartland Films, Inc. since 2003. Her works include Homelessness & the Power of One, feature documentaries One and Kansas City Jazz & Blues: Past, Present & Future, and short films Absent and 1898, the W.F. Norman Story. In 2015, she founded Team XX, an all-female team of 25 filmmakers that created the award-winning film Down Stage. Vicory recently premiered a historical documentary titled Original Jayhawker. Vicory was named the 2020 recipient of the French Riviera Film Festival’s annual Industry Excellence Award and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Washburn University, her alma mater.
The Washburn International Film Institute Film Festival is a free event designed for the Topeka community.
The WIFI Film Festival was created by the Washburn University mass media department in fall of 2018 and the first festival took place in spring 2019. Each year the festival receives numerous film submissions and has received over 2,000 submissions from over 100 countries.
At the core of WIFI’s inception is the belief that cinema is one of the most democratic arts with its ability to reach large audiences on an accessible and inclusive level. The festival is dedicated to promoting and celebrating film production, stories from the Midwest, and education at Washburn University, in the Topeka community, and in the state of Kansas.
Each year, the WIFI Film Festival adopts a theme that it promotes through its work in the community and on campus. This year, the festival has adopted Washburn University’s spring 2023 theme: Health and Healing.
Click on the link to learn more about the WIFI Film Festival.
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||12:00PM to 9:00PM|
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