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Juried Student Short or Feature Film to Kick-off Festival... 
which will be paired with a professional film (either short or feature).  This prestigious recognition will set the tone for our festival; live talk back if in the area or on Zoom if not local to speak to audience and festival producers.  Open to Undergrad and Grad filmmakers.

 

Short and Feature Films... 
for programming on Friday, Saturday, and our traditional Sunday Dinner screening - Comedy...make us laugh, Rom-Com...make us sigh, Drama...make us cry, Thriller...have us on the edge of our seats!

 

Saturday Matinee: Children's Films... 
we are partnering with our local library to screen either short or feature films for children; potential talk back with filmmakers. 

 

Short Films for our Midnight Screening... 
we want to feature horror short films this year but we'll take some experimental work, too!

 

Non-Juried Student Short Films... 
Sunday Brunch virtual screening of High School and Undergrad College submissions of live action, animation or experimental films; pre-taped or live talk backs with filmmakers and producers!

 

Sunday Dinner Screening... 
Short and Feature Films; feel good films, moving documentaries that will be screened along with a good old fashioned Italian Sunday dinner.

 

Screenplay Submissions... 
we will be curating a series of short film readings; we will help with casting local actors to read new works or screenplays that have been recently filmed and may be in post production...we will feature production stills during the reading with a talk back with all the screenwriters. 

 

Festival goers will get to experience productions that extol hard work, strength, and courage, and leave feeling inspired, hopeful, and spirited.