LoveSmart Film Festival 2007
Finalist entries from the 2007 LoveSmart Film Festival were shown at
County Community College on May 5. The two winning entries were
Ryan Verbel, a high school senior at E. Stroudsburg, PA who will be
Temple University in the Fall of 2007, and "Alec's Story" by Lilia Gaigg, a freshman at
Westwood High School in New Jersey.
LoveSmart Film Festival winners Ryan Verbel and Lilia Gaigg
"Decisions" is a moving 4 minute music video ("Save Yourself" by Sense
from Network Records) portraying different stages in a relationship
couple in high school, the initial friendship, excitement and
becoming sexually intimate, the girl becoming pregnant, and the final
she must make.
"Alec's Story," a story done in animé about a young man who learns
that he is
HIV-infected and who his real friends are. It contains beautifully done
drawings that display the talent of this young New Jersey artist.
Both videos will be posted on CultureMachine.com