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  • Students to produce documentary for East Tenn. PBS

    UT student filmmakers have been selected to create eight-minute documentaries relating to the Vietnam War through Landgrant Films.

    The three short documentaries will come together in a half-hour program that will premiere in coordination with the release of Ken Burns’ new documentary, The Vietnam War, on East Tennessee PBS this September.

  • Film festival screens JEM students’ work

    Reaching Recovery Promo from Medal of Honor Project on Vimeo.

    Reaching FilmfestLandgrant Films’ latest documentary will screen at the Knoxville Film Festival. Reaching Recovery: Pregnancy and Addiction in East Tennessee examines children born drug-dependent in East Tennessee. The half-hour documentary was produced by JEM Assistant Professor Nick Geidner and crewed by 10 journalism students.

    “I am proud of our student’s and the work they have done,” Geidner said, “And we are excited to share this issue with the community.”

    The Knoxville Film Festival runs from August 26 to 28 at Regal Downtown West Cinema. Reaching Recovery will screen on the first day of the festival at 12:30 p.m. Friday, August 26. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Knoxville Film Festival’s website.

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