citizen jane summit http://kbia.org en "Summit" kicks off Citizen Jane Festival in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/summit-kicks-citizen-jane-festival-columbia <p></p><p>The 6th annual Citizen Jane film festival kicked off Friday at Stephen&rsquo;s College.&nbsp; The festival will celebrate women filmmakers and&mdash;this year&mdash;adds a participatory summit to kick start a conversation about getting more in filmmaking.</p><p>This year, the festival held the first ever &ldquo;Citizen Jane Summit&rdquo; on Thursday.</p><p>Programming Director, Kerri Yost, told Thursday&rsquo;s crowd she was proud of this cadence of friendliness.</p><p>&ldquo;I really feel that everybody here creates what it is for us,&rdquo; Yost said.&nbsp; &ldquo;And it sounds really silly, but we&rsquo;re trying to make a large change right now in the film industry and we truly believe that could come from the people.&rdquo;</p><p>The summit is just one of the many events at the Citizen Jane festival that is not film. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:10:42 +0000 Abigail Keel & Jamie Ries 41599 at http://kbia.org "Summit" kicks off Citizen Jane Festival in Columbia