Send Nominations for Upcoming Fair Use Film Festival

Marketing and Communications | September 13, 2011

The Libraries is accepting nominations to lead film clip discussions for the University Libraries’ inaugural Fair Use Film Festival, occurring 7-9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24 at the Sterling C. Evans Library, Room 204E. The film festival will kick off Open Access Week (Oct. 24-28), a week-long celebration of campus-wide events to promote understanding and use of an alternative publishing model that makes scholarly and research literature widely available online.

Faculty, staff, students and friends attending the festival will view and discuss a diverse range of media emphasizing the importance of fair use in supporting creativity and culture. The evening’s program will feature film clips, mash-ups, remixes, and memes that will have guests looking, laughing and learning.

Those wishing to lead the discussion for a particular film clip or nominate others should email Film Fest coordinator Gail Clement, associate professor and outreach librarian for Digital Services and Scholarly Communications, at gclement@tamu.edu. Nominations are due Oct. 16.