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"Matthew 24:12" selected for HOT DOCS in Toronto.

3-alex_landon3Alexander MallisApr 4, 2011

BFC members Iva and Alex teamed up with two fellow Hunter College MFAers to compete in the 5-day International Documentary Challenge. The team had 5 days to conceive, shoot, and edit a 5-7 minute documentary with parameters defined by the challenge organizers. The team was given the theme "movement" and "character portrait". They made a piece about Matthew, a believer in Judgement Day, May 21st, 2011. The piece explores Matthew's, and many others' beliefs that the world will come to a violent end (by massive earthquake) next month. The judges selected the piece as a finalist to compete for top prize among 12 others at Hot Docs in Toronto this spring.