IFC Center hosts Media That Matters

Short film festival to kick off May 28

The Media That Matters shorts film festival will kick off May 28 at the IFC Center. Pics in the socially conscious fest will explore issues like war in the Middle East, as well as more obscure topics such as the plight of the world’s honeybees.

Katy Chevigny, head of Arts Engine, the org that founded the fest, touted the filmmakers’ activism, saying the fest “really engages audiences and makes them feel part of something bigger.” Pics will be made available online after the premiere.

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