48-Hour Film Festival a creative sprint
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Sitka Film Society director Shannon Haugland and local filmmaker Van Hanson discuss this year’s 48-Hour Film Festival. Filmmakers will have 2 days to write, produce, direct, and screen their work. Participants can sign up this Friday, 5-7 PM at 713 Sawmill Creek Road, and return their finished product on Sunday.
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