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MFA doc on Vimeo Awards shortlist

15 September 2010

Western Brothers' Adventure Story, a short documentary by MFA student Drew Xanthopoulos, was recently named to the Vimeo Awards shortlist. In the documentary category, Xanthopoulos is one of 20 finalists. The top 5 finalists for each category will be announces September 21 and winners will be honored at the Vimeo Awards Show on October 9.

About the film: A young boy living in rural Texas constructs an adventure story incorporating family, friends, and the filmmaker. The boy is viewed through the lens of his imagined story as he both invents and enacts it. Blending elements of fiction and nonfiction, this short documentary is an unusual portrait of a 9 year old by way of his imagination.

Watch the film:

Western Brothers' Adventure Story from UT-Austin Radio-Television-Film on Vimeo.