Student film festival to honor 10 films, PSAs

Emily Rahhal

Ten student films will receive awards at the Los Angeles Student Film Festival May 30.

Students from several Los Angeles schools created these films during a Harvard-Westlake summer program.

Honored filmmakers will walk the red carpet and attend an awards ceremony at El Portal Theatre before their films are screened.

The films in which Harvard-Westlake students participated are the following:
“Children of the Genocide,” by Nina Milligan ’16; “Cut the Tall Trees: The Killing Power of Words,” by Noah Bennett ’15 and Max Cho ’15; “Emergency Stop,” by Becca Frischling ’19, Jess Grody ’19, and Nina Juarez ’16;
“Trauma You Don’t See,” by Su Jin Nam ’16, Will Park ’17, and Erin Lee ’18; “Triforce of Desire,” by Lauralee Harper ’16; “The Monster Within,” by Angela Chon ’16 and Dora Schoenberg ’15; “It Shouldn’t Be This Easy,” by Connor Reese ’17 and Cameron Stine ’17; “Mask,” by Katie Speaker ’16; and “An Irishman Foresees His Death,” by Javier Arango ’16.

The festival is organized by Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian in association with New Filmmakers Los Angeles.