a/perture is pleased to present selected student short films from the Ambrosia Film Festival at
UNCSA School of Filmmaking on screen before selected features.



n/ow playing: 

Close-Up directed by Nathan Shanahan precedes most film screenings in May

Nathan Shanahan is a third-year directing student from Durham, North Carolina. His influences include Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, and Kanye West. His favorite films include the first West Side Story, Taxi Driver, and High School Musical 2.





Math-Bot directed by John Caudill precedes screenings of Everything Everywhere All at Once


John is a third year filmmaking student from Laurinburg, NC, who is interested in directing and screenwriting. Some of his influences include Yorgos Lanthimos, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, and The Coen Brothers. Some of his favorite films include La Haine, The Graduate, and Spongebob Squarepants.





Stalled directed by Jacqueline Smith preceded our screenings of The Batman.

Jacqueline Smith was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. She is a first-year filmmaker interested in directing, producing, and screenwriting. Her influences include Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan, David Fincher, and Dennis Villeneuve. Some of her favorite films are City of God, The Apartment, and Memento.





The Lady in the Yellow Raincoat directed by Frieda Prosono preceded our screenings of all films in February.

Frieda is a third year filmmaking student with a concentration in directing. Some of her favorite movies include Akira, Harold and Maude, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Lovely Bones, and Spider-man into the Spider-Verse.