The 2017 Reel 112 Film Festival

  • On May 4, 2017, Student filmmakers from Edgewood, Elm Place and Northwood middle schools debuted 18 films at this year’s Reel 112 Film Festival at Landmark Renaissance Theaters in Highland Park. The Film Festival also featured a student Q&A panel moderated by, Internationally-known, WBEZ film critic, and Facets Multi-Media founder, Milos Stehlik. Sponsored by the 112 Education Foundation, the Reel 112 Film Festival is a collaboration between the Foundation and NSSD112, showcasing the innovative work done in middle school Creative Media Arts (CMA) classes. Below you can view interviews from the night of the Festival as well as a collection of the films that were shown.


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    View The Individual Films Below

     

     

     

    Edgewood

     

    13:1 America's Hunger Problem

    by Alex Brown & Daniel Newman

     

     

    Changing The Game

    by Nik Diez, Daniel Kaplan, Evan Lichtman & Alec Livney

     

     

    I'm Fine

    by Rae Cohen, Lexi Cohn, Kylie Cutler, Emma Hill & Bella McAlhaney

     

     

    Never Forget

    By Noa Dayan, Talia Schor & Emma Sametz

     

     

    Ordinary, A Documentary About Teens Coping With Depression

    By Chloe Brooks, Robyn Calafati & Natalie Picazo

     

     

     

    Elm Place

     

    Be You

    By Lexi Weil, Adelle Drake & Anna Dart

     

     

    Beautiful

    By Zara Robles & Savannah Weingardt

     

     

    Best Places in Highland Park

    By Sebastian Gosk

     

     

    Once A Raider

    By Ryan Levin, Jessica Rolfe & Abby Rudman

     

     

    The Pantry

    By Levi Goldberg & Andrew Kourkine

     

     

     

     

    Northwood

     

    Anxiety: Being Followed By A Voice

    By Lily Avila, Sabrina Stefani & Casey

     

     

    Electronics: Good or Bad?

    By Lauren Levey, Jordan Paraboschi, Jason Polydoris, Rebecca Posner & Kayla Tanis

     

     

    Fears - A Documentary

    By Jaylin Alston & Sydney Yontez

     

     

    Homework - Beneficial or Not?

    By Lilly Adelstein, David Borovikov, Jacob Karman, Molly Kirsch & Jacob Muriel

     

     

    Kindness: One Act Leads To Another

    By Tyler Carlson, Gaby Dorman, Albert Klayman & Kathryn Murphy

     

     

    Perspective

    By Emerson Echols & Natalie Sirois

     

     

    I Love Myself Too Much

    By Charlotte Harrigan, Josh Hollander, Sam Kramer, Vanessa Piacenza & Ethan Schaffer