2018 Historic Places Film Prize Winners Announced

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, May 11, 2018

Students from Jonesboro, Hot Springs and Fayetteville were the top winners in the fourth annual Arkansas Historic Places Film Prize competition of short documentaries focusing on historic properties throughout the state.

Carolyn Seglem of Jonesboro High School was the grand prize winner for her documentary “Rush Historic District.” The film, along with other prize-winning works, will be shown at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Ron Robinson Theater at 100 River Market Avenue in Little Rock as part of “A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which will also feature winners of AETN’s Student Selects competition and winners of Thea Foundation scholarships. The free event is open to the public.

Other Arkansas Historic Places Film Prize winners were:

* First Prize – Chase Hartsell of Lakeside High School in Hot Springs for “Where The Best Milk Grows”

* Second Prize – Ian Linn, Noah Chacon, Collin Schultz and Jordan Giacalone of Fayetteville High School for “Berry on the Square”

* Third Prize – Bella Warner, Obediah Kimmel, Harrison Bradford, Owen Hicks and Luis Ayala of Fayetteville High School for “Wired to the Past: A Vision into the Future”

* Fourth Prize – Anna Wiener of Jonesboro High School for “David O. Dodd”

* Honorable Mention went to Logan Bailey of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts for “Ghosts of Greenwood: Memories of Greenwood Elementary” and Avery Barnett of Jonesboro High School for “Little Rock YMCA.”

The Arkansas Historic Film Prize is sponsored by the AHPP and the Arkansas Humanities Council in partnership with the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase.”

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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