Ritika Gokhale and Stephen Makin – Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival

Head of Marketing for Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, Ritika Gokhale, and first-year student, Stephen Makin, discuss the festivals amazing line-up of Oscar nominated films from across the globe. The festival opens on Thursday, March 21st with a Tunisian film, Four Daughters at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater at 7pm. Ritika and Stephen highlight their favorites among the line-up, including the Indian film Agra and the rap film Lost Soulz. They also discuss the Short Film Competition that closes on March 24th and features local work including work shot on a phone. Ritika emphasizes the theme of Faces of Fear and how seeing new and challenging films may just change your outlook on life. The festival runs until April 7th. Visit cmuiff.com to learn more and find tickets.