addiction http://kut.org en Award-Winning UT Student Films on Display in Annual Showcase http://kut.org/post/award-winning-ut-student-films-display-annual-showcase <p>It has been a good several months for the University of Texas at Austin's Radio-Television-Film Department. Recent graduate Brian Schwarz <a href="http://kut.org/post/ut-grad-wins-student-academy-award-father-son-film-update" target="_blank">won a Student Academy Award </a>for his short film "Ol' Daddy," Texas Ex Elizabeth Chatelain&nbsp;won a prestigious documentary award for "My Sister Sarah" (story below) and now Annie Silverstein is going to Cannes with her thesis film "Skunk."</p><p>"My Sister Sarah" and "Skunk" are among the short films chosen to be highlighted in this year's <a href="http://rtf.utexas.edu/showcase/longhorn-denius-film-showcase-2014" target="_blank">Longhorn Denius Film Showcase</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;– which features work by graduate and undergraduate students.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The showcase is free and open to the public. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Student Activity Center Auditorium on the UT campus.</span></p><p><strong>Original Story&nbsp;</strong>(March 3, 2014):&nbsp;Elizabeth Chatelain graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master’s degree from the Radio-Television-Film Department last May. In December, she won an <a href="http://www.documentary.org/awards2013" target="_blank">International Documentary Association Award</a> for her short film – "My Sister, Sarah."</p><p>The documentary follows Chatelain’s sister – Sarah – a recovering meth and crack addict who has felt true pain and tragedy.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:47:56 +0000 Laura Rice 9615 at http://kut.org Award-Winning UT Student Films on Display in Annual Showcase