CUFF Screenwriting Night

An evening of screenplay readings from the Faculty Selects and alumna Cherien Dabis ’04 will receive the Andrew Sarris Award at this event.


Faculty Selects


Riversong (TV Hour) by Minka Bleakley

New Hampshire Boy (Feature) by Patrick Clement

Cicada (Feature) by Jade Edwards

Between Heaven & Here (Feature) by Jon Lazar

"Not Our People" (TV Hour) by Jon Lazar

Heaven Forbid (TV Half-Hour) by Lia Nies

Boy on Fire (Feature) by Alies Sluiter

Sunday Money (TV Hour) by Cole Smith


Andrew Sarris Award


Cherien Dabis '04 is a Cannes-winning filmmaker who has in recent years directed acclaimed television series for Netflix, Hulu, Fox, Showtime, ABC, and elsewhere. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Palestinian immigrant parents and raised between small town Ohio and Amman, Jordan. Studying dance and theater in her youth, she went on to earn her MFA in film from Columbia University.

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