Student filmmakers screen shorts at Mizzou

COLUMBIA MO (AP) - Show-Me State movie makers are headed to the Columbia this weekend for an annual student film festival.

The third annual Silverscreen Film Festival begins Friday with a 6:30 p.m. screening at Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus. The show features submissions from college filmmakers across the state.

On Saturday, Chicago-based movie critic Richard Roeper joins a panel of local film industry members as a judge in the student competition. Roeper will also give a free public lecture at the Missouri Theater Center for the Arts at 6 p.m.

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