“From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City,” a Student Academy Award-winning documentary highlighting the struggles of the Flint community as the Flint water crisis continues will be featured at this years East Lansing Film Festival.
“From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City” is a documentary that tells the story of the Flint Water Crisis from the perspectives of those who have experienced this tragedy first hand. While the national news media has been covering this event through the governmental point of view, “From Flint” takes you inside the city to uncover this incident first hand.
The East Lansing Film Festival is the largest and second oldest festival in Michigan.This is the 19th annual East Lansing Film Festival, which has showcased independent films from all around the world, also features documentaries, shorts and student films. The festival will be held from Nov. 3 to Nov. 10.
This year the festival will have a 7/11 film competition. In this competition, film teams will have 11 days to make a seven-minute film. Prize money will be awarded to the top three teams, according to the East Lansing Film Festival website.