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Roberts to serve as a judge for Magnolia Independent Film Festival

Van RobertsCOLUMBUS, Miss. - Dr. Van Roberts, associate professor of communication at Mississippi University for Women, was recently chosen to be a judge at the 16th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival. The festival will be held Feb. 21-23 at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville.

The Magnolia Independent Film Festival began in 1997, and became the first film festival in Mississippi. The festival brings films and filmmakers from around the globe to the Golden Triangle Area. It also encourages Mississippi student filmmakers to enter in hopes of being able to help preserve the art of film-making in Mississippi.

In other news, Roberts also participated at the Boy Scout Merit Badge day in Tupelo on Feb.2. He helped conduct a seminar at Harrisburg Baptist Church for 12 and 13-year-old scouts to obtain their Merit Badges.

Roberts was named PRAM Educator of the Year in 2012. His career in the communication field entails, reporter for Mississippi newspapers, a film critic, a radio news director, a public relations assistant, a television news reporter and a photographer.

 

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The town, which sits on the banks of the Tombigbee River, is widely recognized for its historic character. It is home to three National Register Districts and is nationally prominent for its annual Spring Pilgrimage, an award-winning event that showcases homes dating to the 1800s.

Columbus also has a rich literary heritage, both as the birthplace of noted playwright Tennessee Williams and its connection to Pulitzer-Prize winning author Eudora Welty, who attended The W. You'll be immersed in history and culture.

Nearby downtown has plenty to offer, with restaurants, boutiques, antique galleries, and the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Within walking distance of campus, downtown is a place to explore and enjoy.

 

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