Not many first-time filmmakers get invited to the
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As part of the event, a collaboration with the American Film Institute, the president will speak about his ConnectED goal of connecting 99% of American students to next-generation broadband and wireless technology within five years.
The festival will also include a sneak peek of the first episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," the upcoming Fox television series that "celebrates the scientific perspective and the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math education." A sequel to Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," "Spacetime Odyssey" premieres in March and will be hosted by It is a follow-up to Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" and will be hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
The White House Student Film Festival will be streamed live on www.whitehouse.gov/live beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Pacific).