bob pondillo http://wmot.org en MTSU Professor Debuts Controversial Film http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-professor-debuts-controversial-film <p>MURFREESBRO, Tenn. [NELSON]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ---&nbsp;&nbsp; A Middle Tennessee State University professor is launching a new film that&rsquo;s already proved controversial.&nbsp;</p><p>Dr. Bob Pondillo&rsquo;s film, &ldquo;The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill,&rdquo; debuts Tuesday and will get the red carpet treatment at Belcourt Theater.&nbsp;</p><p>The short 23-minute film focuses on the thorny issue of gay marriage and features child actors.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 15:14:43 +0000 Tyann Nelson 10670 at http://wmot.org MTSU Professor Debuts Controversial Film BURRISS ON MEDIA; Local Film Controversy http://wmot.org/post/burriss-media-local-film-controversy <p>MURFREESBORO,&nbsp;Tenn.&nbsp;(BURRISS)&nbsp; --&nbsp;&nbsp;Remember all those cute school assemblies and plays where the children were in adult roles? They pretended to graduate from school, drive cars, have jobs, get married, and sometimes even have children. Almost everyone talked about how cute the kids were.<br /> Mon, 07 May 2012 14:08:49 +0000 Dr. Larry Burriss 10621 at http://wmot.org BURRISS ON MEDIA; Local Film Controversy MTSU Proff. Nears Completion of New Film http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-proff-nears-completion-new-film <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A new film debuting&nbsp;Thursday on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University will likely prove controversial.</p><p><em>The Miracles on Honey Bill Hill </em>is a new movie&nbsp;from award winning filmmaker and MTSU Professor Dr.&nbsp;Bob Pondillo. Pondillo tells his story as a fable set in an imaginary land and using a combination of live action and animation.</p><p>The 20 minute film addresses the thorny issue of gay marriage and Pondillo made a conscious choice to use child actors.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:14:03 +0000 Mike Osborne 9094 at http://wmot.org