“FunkJazz Kafé®: DIARY OF A DECADE” Film Producer, Jason Orr, To Be A Judge And Panelist For GA State University’s Black Student Film Festival & Bronze Lens Film Festival

What an exciting month for Atlanta’s film community! Firstly, “FunkJazz Kafé®: DIARY OF A DECADE” has been entered into the Sundance Film Festival as well as the Tribeca Film Festival and awaiting responses. Keep your fingers crossed. Along with that, film and festival producer, Jason Orr, has been a participant in the judging process viewing films for Georgia State University’s first Black Student Film Festival and will also be panelist for the festival. The categories judged were Documentary, Comedy, Drama,  Action/Science Fiction and Music Video.

Here’s the schedule:

November 2nd & 3rd
Panel Discussions
4:00pm – 5:45pm
(Receptions to follow)
Classroom South
Room 608

November 2nd
Film Screenings
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Classroom South
Rooms 608, 428 & 528

November 3rd
Film Screenings (Award Winners only)
Recognition & Award Ceremony
Classroom South
Room 608

For More Information:
404.413.1530
www.arts.gsu.edu/cencia.html

Orr will also be a panelist on the 5th annual Bronze Lens Film Festival with Honorary Co-chairs Roger Bobb and Nicole Ari-Parker.

Friday, November 11, 2011Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Noon – 2:00pm –  Creating A Documentary That Makes A Difference
Accomplished documentarians will share their techniques for telling a compelling story that can make a difference or enrich a viewer’s knowledge. Their work covers a range of social and cultural issues.

Panel:
Jason Orr, FunkJazz Kafé: Diary Of A Decade (The Story Of A Movement)
Tyson Horne, The Horne Brothers, The Start of Dreams
Joel Calmettes, Director, Mandela in Freedom’s Name
Scott Thigpen, Crazy Legs Productions, A Powerful Noise
Kobie Brown, The Kobie Chronicles, From Fatherless to Fatherhood
Fleda Mask-Jackson, featured in “Crisis in the Crib”

Here’s a link to the full schedule of events.

Photo of Jason Orr by Shannon McCollum

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