Marlboro College

NewsPress Release - 4/12/2000

MARLBORO, VT -- The Fledgling Film Festival will present "Ten By Teens" in Marlboro College's Whittemore Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27. The event is free and open to the public.

"Ten By Teens" features nine dramatic films and one documentary made by Vermont teen actors, writers, and directors. Marlboro College co-sponsors the Fledgling Films Summer Institute Program, which is run by Film Studies Professor Jay Craven.

The Ten by Teens program features Marlboro students and alumni -- including Carrie Sterr, Geoff Eads, Rachel Frank, Philip Wells, Rachel Portesi, and Gahlord Dewald -- as creative mentors and crew.

Among the short films are: "Carlin Fell," a bittersweet tale about a day-in-the-life of teen misfit Carlin Petersen; "Night Out," where the interloper from Hell intrudes on a romantic dinner just as the suitor prepares to pop the question; and "Perfect 10," a satire on Barbie, beauty, and plastic surgery.

The Whittemore Theatre is fully accessible. For more information, please call (802)257-4333 or visit the college's on-line events calendar at

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