JOIN US FOR THE FIRST EVER WARHORSE FILM FESTIVAL
TICKETS ARE $5 IN ADVANCE // $8 AT THE DOOR
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The Warhorse Filmmakers are part of a one-time film class at Owen High School working to learn leadership and empowerment through filmmaking. Using outside the box tactics like ropes courses and uniformed crew drills students were taught to be accountable for their actions, work together and use film to be a part of their community.
On June 14th the Warhorse Filmmakers will be screening their short films from throughout the semester (ranging from narrative films about issues in their lives to documentaries about school events and even a special video they made for their moms). Already covered by WLOS, Citizen Times and a new marketing campaign from Google, the Warhorses are excited to share their hard work and success.
As part of the class, students worked alongside their teacher, New York filmmaker Andrew Wonder (http://andrewwonder.com/) to make a feature film. “KING” is a modern retelling of the classic “Of Mice and Men” set in Owen High School and dealing with issues that affect the community of Black Mountain, including keeping homeless students in school. This is a special rough cut screening where the community will be able to give feedback before the the film is submitted to film festivals.
The film was shot over two weeks (including a 2 day blitz where the students shot 30 pages a day) and features actors and crew members from Owen, other Buncombe County Schools, and all over the community.
Hosted by the Asheville Fine Arts Theatre, the program will be in two parts starting at 7pm. Part 1 will feature the Warhorse shorts followed by a Q&A with the students. After a short intermission, Part 2 features a rough cut of “KING” followed by a feedback session with the filmmakers and actors.
We hope you will join us to celebrate the students accomplishments this semester. If you’d like to learn more about the program please check out our class website: http://warhorsefilmmaker.com/
Tickets will be $5.00 in advance and $8.00 at the door. There will also be a donation bucket at the screening to help us raise the $500 we need to finish buying the students equipment to allow the program to continue next year.
Pre-sale tickets can be purchased by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit http://warhorsefilmmaker.com/