Over a hundred independent films, both local and international, will be showcased at the 2011 Tacoma Film Festival that runs October 6-13, 2011.
Heading into the seventh year of existence, the Tacoma Film Festival has the best line-up of films to date – check out the schedule at TacomaFilmFestival.com. There is a movie for everyone – from family flicks to documentaries, foreign films to animation and an entire two days dedicated to our Pacific Northwest local films.
You can buy your All Access Festival Pass now for only $110 (regular price $125 after Sept. 15) or your Weekend Festival pass for only $40 (regular price $50 after Sept. 15). For more information call 253-572-6062 or visit TacomaFilmFestival.com. The official 2011 Tacoma Film Festival program will be distributed Thursday, Sept. 15. All festival movie and event tickets will be available to the public on Sept. 15.
Here is a list of event that you won’t want to miss out on:
Opening Night Thursday, October 6: start the festival off with a delicious Gala at 6:30 p.m. at the Annie Wright School, located at 827 N. Tacoma Ave. All in attendance will receive hearty appetizers provided by Jonz Catering and a viewing of the Opening Night movie selection, Natural Selection, starring Saturday Night Live’s Rachael Harris.
Friday Night Film Presentation of Young Goethe in Love (playing at the Blue Mouse)
After Hours Parties all weekend @ Doyle’s Public House and Farrelli’s Pizza on 6th
FREE Saturday Morning Filmmakers Workshop presented by Warren Etheredge
Filmmakers in attendance all weekend long (check schedule for those films)
Sunday Awards Celebration, October 9: Awards will be given out for Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short, Audience Choice, Best Animated and Best Regional film starting at 3:00 p.m. @ the Pacific Grill Events Center (1530 Pacific Ave.). Yes – food is included!
Sunday Night Festival Highlight Presentation of the hilarious comedy, Losing Control and meet director Valerie Weiss.
Closing Night Thursday, October 13: all good things must come to an end, but not before the must see Closing Night film, The Off Hours playing at the Grand Cinema. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a post film discussion with filmmaker, Megan Griffiths and evening treats.
The Tacoma Film Festival’s mission is to connect our community to film. Hosted by the Grand Cinema, Pierce County's only non-profit art house movie theater.
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