Cai Captivates Cannes

Hello, my name is Cai Thomas, I'm currently a sophomore from Miami majoring in Communications and minoring in Film Studies at Boston College. I was recently accepted to the UGA Cannes Film Festival Study Abroad program. I am very enthused that I was admitted because this has been the highest volume year for applicants and they usually don't accept students from different schools. During my time in Cannes, France from May 10th until June 5th, I will attend numerous screenings and seminars. Additionally, I will be enrolled in two upper level classes, Critical Writing & Reviewing and Telecommunications Research. This program will expand my knowledge and understanding of the film industry on a global level that I can't gain in the states and am eager to experience. Cannes is arguably the mecca of cinema and as a film connoisseur it has always been a destination that I have aspired to visit so I am beyond thrilled for this opportunity. This will be my first international experience and it will allow me to explore a field that I am passionate about. There however is one challenge FUNDING! The total costs of the program with tuition, fees, flights, and incidentals is about 7,500. I have applied for numerous grants, scholarships, and have saved money from the two jobs I work in addition to being a full time college student. Even with the support of the before mentioned sources, I am still in need of 2,500 by March 10th to make this trip a reality. Any donation you are able to contribute would be greatly appreciated.
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