24th Annual Film Celebration

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Presented by Valencia College at School of Arts & Entertainment Screening Theater, Valencia East Campus, Orlando FL

Apr 13 2019
24th Annual Film Celebration

There will be a combination of short projects with a brief intermission, followed by a feature film.

This event will be held in the Film Screening Theater in the School of Arts & Entertainment building on Valencia’s East Campus.

Schedule & General Info

1:00pm – Doors Open

2:00pm – Short Films Block 1

  • Every time it Rains
  • Sins of My Sons
  • Fragile Like Concrete

3:00pm – Short Films Block 1 Q&A

3:30pm – Workshops

  • Lights, Camera, Slate!
  • Boom, Boom Operator
  • Adjusting the Focus

6:00pm – Short Films Block 2

  • Courage to Stand
  • Huvyr
  • Codename C.R.O.S.S.F.I.T.
  • Look Twice

7:15pm – Intermission

7:30pm – Feature Film “Missionary”

9:00pm – Short Films Block 2 & “Missionary” Q&A

9:30pm – Event concludes


Please visit our website www.valenciafilmcelebration.com for more info about the films and workshops.  Be sure to like us on Facebook.


Student Shorts

 Codename C.R.O.S.S.F.I.T. Directed by Dusty Soccarras

Genre: Comedy, Action

Synopsis: Fighting bad guys and lifting tires, four super-powered members of a Crossfit Gym work together to save the world from both destruction and cellulite. But when their gym welcomes in a beautiful yet mysterious reporter, the team must work together to find out if her intentions are truly genuine or terribly sinister.


Sins of My Son Directed by Connor Akers

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: After Thomas Miller’s son, Trevor, commits a school shooting, Thomas struggles to pick up the pieces and understand what happened.


Look Twice Directed by Hector Hernandez

Genre: Thriller/Suspense

Synopsis: A girl finds herself in a compromising situation with hostile aggressors. She attempts escape.


Every Time it Rains Directed by Ana Maite Gil Vega

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: A victim of dissociative identity disorder may be looking at the ending of her marriage with a clock maker. How many different women can a man fall in love with?  With each new beginning, the fate of their relationship is tested.


Featured Industry Partnered Shorts:

“Fragile Like Concrete”  Directed by Travis Hadley

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Pete, a long-time drug addict, has suffered a violent attack and wants revenge and he turns to his childhood friend, Titus, for assistance. However, unresolved issues from their past cause emotions to flare and the situation goes from bad to deadly.


“Courage To Stand” Directed by Terry Miller

Produced by Ed Love (film program alumnus)

Genre: Drama, Faith Based

Synopsis: Bryan, a promising engineering student has to decide if he’s going to challenge his overbearing college professor who ultimately holds the key to his engineering future, or remain silent.


Feature Film

“Missionary” Directed by Anthony DiBlasi – previously featured on Netflix

Written by Bruce Wood & Scott Poiley

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Rated: R

Notable Cast: Dawn OlivieriMitch RyanKip Pardue

Synopsis/Summary: Katherine is a struggling mother trying to create a better life for her and her son. She meets Elder Brock, a handsome Mormon missionary with a troubled past and they begin an incendiary love affair. But when Katherine reunites with her estranged husband, Elder Brock can’t accept that things are over – and he will stop at nothing to prove to her that they are meant to be together forever!

Runtime: 1hr 30min


*** IMPORTANT! PLEASE NOTE *** Will Call is not available for the Film Celebration. Online tickets for this event only offer the option to Print at Home.  Online ticketing closes at 6pm on the day of the event.  Tickets can then be purchased at the door.


$10 – General Admission

$ 7 – Valencia Students with ID/Faculty/Alumni, Military, Seniors

FREE – for Valencia Students with ID


Contact: 407-582-2900

Email: boxoffice@valenciacollege.edu


Additional time info:

Parental discretion is always advised, since some content and subject matter are not suitable for children.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


School of Arts & Entertainment Screening Theater, Valencia East Campus

701 N Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando, FL 32825

Full map and directions


Parking Lot B


    • Wheelchair Access

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