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MFA Alumna and Film/Video lecturer blogs from Cannes, screens film in Toronto


Patty Newton, a lecturer in film and video, blogged from the Cannes Film Festival in France. She also served as a mentor for the American Pavilion in Cannes. The pavilion provides internships for film students from around the world.

She then headed to Toronto for the Inside Out Film Festival, Canada's largest LGBT film festival. She was invited to screen her film Pursuit for the competition. The film was part of her Master of Fine Arts thesis.