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Student Feature: The Gerstein Report

Film Description: This is the true story of Kurt Gerstein, a Nazi officer who risked his life to inform the Allies of the horrors of the WWII concentration camps. Film By: Matt Fennell, Emory University Winner: Honorable Mention (Ripple maker) 2011 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #docudrama #ethics #takingastand #ripplemaker #cmf2011 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple

Student Feature: 100 Strong    

Film Description:    100 Strong is a San Diego nonprofit organization dedicated to giving back to their community 100%. Inspired to action by the acts of violence within their community, the group’s members are committed to making a difference through peace, support, and information. “It’s not a hundred people, it’s just a hundred strong.”  Community action.… Continue Reading

Student Feature: Power to Kill

Film Description: What if every gun owner had to experience dying firsthand? Through a futuristic simulator, this film creates a world in which the power to kill is never taken lightly. Film By: Jack McClintock, Ohio State University Winner: Honorable Mention (Sci Fi), 2012 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #democracy #violence #scifi #gunviolence #cmf2012 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks… Continue Reading

Student Feature: Power to the People

Film Description: A poetic, hopeful call to action in the form of a powerful music video. Film By: Brad Wong, Leo Volcy, The Meteorites, University of Arizona Winner: First Prize, 2013 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #poetry #studentpoetry #perspectives #socialcommentary #message #cmf2013 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple

Student Feature: 3 Questions/27 People

Film Description: 27 real people answer three simple questions: What bothers you the most? What have you done to change that? What are you ridiculously good at? We all have skills and value, but how can we all make a difference and what is going to change if we don’t even try? Film By: Krystal… Continue Reading

Student Feature: Stand Up

Film Description: These ripple-makers are standing up, one by one, for education outreach, for animal rights, for sustainability, for civic engagement, for compassion, for climate change, and for so much more. These ripple makers are standing up for our shared future. Their invitation stands. Film By: Alexandra Morris’ Crew, Northeastern University Winner: Second Prize, 2014… Continue Reading

Student Feature: The Right Decision

Film Description: This powerful, fictional tale imagines an FBI director grappling with the tradeoff between national security and privacy. Film By: Indra Sofian, Georgia Institute of Technology Winner: Honorable Mention (Democracy) 2015 Reposting? Consider These Tags: #citizenship #democracy #ethicaldilemma #cmf2015 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple About the Elfenworks Campus Moviefest Student Social Justice Award The Elfenworks… Continue Reading

Student Feature: I, Alone

Film Description: A timely reminder of how the innocents suffer when we paint with broad brushes of hate – in this case a Muslim-American faces difficulties due to a knee-jerk response to extremism. Film By: University of South Carolina Winner: First Place, 2016. Reposting? Consider These Tags: #perspectives #islamophobia #cmf2016 #campusmoviefest #elfenworks #studentvoices #socialjustice #makearipple About the Elfenworks… Continue Reading

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