Thousands to walk red carpet at Northwestern's 10th Annual Five16 Film Festival

The festival will feature high-quality short films by students

ST.PAUL, MINN. (03/18/2016)(readMedia)-- Walk the red carpet at Northwestern's 10th annual Five16 Film Festival on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. Experience Northwestern's arts community in Maranatha Hall-pass the paparazzi, eat some popcorn and join the crowd to take in student films at this event, which is free and open to the public.

The Five16 Film Festival is an annual festival featuring short films by the students of the University of Northwestern. What started in 2007 as a small showcase of student work has grown into a community-wide event drawing over one thousand attendees each year. Student films are featured in four categories: comedy, music video, animation, and drama. View the 2015 award winning films here.

Prospective students and their families are also invited to enjoy dinner and a campus tour before the show and special reserved seating during the film festival. Visit for more information and to register.

Event Details:

What: Film festival featuring student-made short films

Where: Maranatha Hall, University of Northwestern campus

When: Monday, April 11, Festival seating begins at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.

Cost: Free


University of Northwestern – St. Paul is a nondenominational Christian university in St. Paul, Minn. With a biblical worldview integrated into all programs, UNW provides a unique educational experience for students who want to combine faith and education. UNW offers 70+ areas of undergraduate study, six master's degrees, and online and early college programs. Northwestern Media, a ministry of the university, operates 15 Christian radio stations throughout the Midwest with a total listenership of more than one million listeners. Visit for more information.