Alumn and Current PhD Student Huguens Jean Receives Best Documentary Directing Award

Alumn and current Electrical Engineering Ph.D. student Huguens Jean ’03, Electrical Engineering, along with his co-director Phillip Knowlton ’03, Visual Arts, received the Best Documentary Directing Award at the 2011 Amsterdam Film Festival for their film “Lift Up,” a new documentary on post-quake Haiti.  The juried festival received entries from over 20 countries this year. The documentary will make its festival premiere Sunday, June 5, 5:30 p.m., at the 2011 DC Caribbean Film Festival held at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD. “Like” the film on Facebook to access future screening information.

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