AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title NYMC AIDS Film Festival
Project type(s) School Service,Social Event
Date completed 12/2006
Chapter New York Medical College
Project Coordinator Farid Razavi
Summary of project The project involved the screening of 3 AIDS-related films over the course of 3 nights. To increase participation, food was provided each night. The films shown were Pandemic: Facing AIDS, And the Band Played On, and Rent.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants >100
Participant hours involved 6 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $300
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising The project was mostly advertised via email on our school listserv. It was very effective as participation was over 100 students over the course of 3 nights.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions A movie screening with proper planning and advertising CAN be VERY SUCCESSFUL!