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created an unusual six-minute film. The film parameters were specific: be less than 10 minutes, have at least 10% NASA archival footage, and tell a story about the benefits of NASA or space exploration.

Linea It began as a therapeutic writing exercise to mend a broken heart. “When the words turned to images far more entertaining than we imagined,” said director and co-writer Will Cuddy, “we decided it was time to grab the camera.” He and his 10-member crew took that camera to Cannon Beach, Milwaukie, and a variety of north Portland locations. Cuddy reported that “over a year later, we can confidently say creating this twisted love story has expedited the grieving process.”

Dear Future Self

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With more than 300 majors, Cinema Studies at Oregon offers a diverse array of courses in history, criticism, aesthetics, and digital production that span the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and the School of Journalism and Communication. Cinema Studies provides opportunities for students and the community to get involved–from campus-wide speaker events with industry professionals and international scholars, to workshops with visiting filmmakers, to internships, film clubs, competitions, and a study-abroad program in Ireland. Learn more about the program at cinema.uoregon.edu. WHERE

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A woman (played by veteran TV and film actress Marlyn Mason) finds the time capsule she buried 50 years earlier and suddenly must come to grips with her racist past. That’s the basis for Medford writer and director Ray Nomoto Robison’s (page 53) nine-minute passion project, Dear Future Self. Robison, who raised the budget on Kickstarter, drew a dozen crew members from Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath Counties, and describes the film as an ode to self-growth. 

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CREATIVE PRACTICE FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT CINEMA.UOREGON.EDU

University of Oregon Cinema Studies Program 201 McKenzie Hall Eugene, OR 97403 541-346-8104 EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity. 

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