Lux Mea shines on Grove City College student filmmakers

The third annual Lux Mea Film Festival, a Grove City College Department of Communication and Visual Arts production, opens at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29 in Crawford Hall Auditorium on campus.

The festival highlights student filmmakers and their work in a red-carpet style event that is directed by students in Associate Professor Greg Bandy’s Special Events and Promotions class. Teams of students handle every aspect of the festival, from design to promotion to event planning and more.

Lux Mea will feature 16 short films made by Grove City College students. Professional judges will evaluate the work and medals will be awarded to the top films.

The theme of this year’s festival is “Black and White” and attendees are encouraged to dress accordingly. An after-party, open to all festival goers to meet and mingle with filmmakers will follow the festival in the Collonade of Carnegie Alumni Center. Tickets are on sale from noon to 5 p.m. weekdays in Breen Student Union.

The Lux Mea Film Festival finalists are:

  • “U.S. Adaptive Open Competitor: Annie Hayes” by Annie Grace Smith ’24.
  • “Pizzamurai” by Elliot Eyre’24.
  • “Following the Calling” by Maddy Goble ’23, William Hearn ’26, and Ryan Young ’24.
  • “Boxed-In” by Caleb Vinoverski ’24 and Aaron Phillips ’24.
  • “The Persistence of Alarm” by Christina Nakhla ’23.
  • “The Call” by Maya Lindberg ’24 and Emma Fisher ’25.
  • “No Hugs for You” by Liliana Zylstra ’25.
  • “You Have Something of Mine” by Sarah Sawyers ’23 and Jacob Shirk ’23.
  • “The Rose” by Ellen Otterman ’25, Catherine Maher ’25, and Annie Levin ’24.
  • “Bittersweet” by Catherine Maher ’25.
  • “When We Were Us” by Malachi Abbott ’25 and Megan Eisentraut ’24.
  • “On a Roll” by Annie Levin ’24.
  • “Leech” by Elliot Eyre ’24, Luke Owen ’25, and Caleb Warrick ’24.
  • “Mirage” by Violet Whitmore ’25, Helena Ritenour ’25, and Natili Reading ’26.
  • “Transformed” by William Hearn ’26.
  • “The Problem of Other Minds” by Elliot Eyre ’24, Luke Owen ’25, and Caleb Warrick ’24.

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Lux Mea shines on Grove City College student filmmakers

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