The 7th ANNual Albany Filmfest
Sunday, March 26, 2017
SAVE THE DATES! ALBANY FILMFEST WEEK March 18 - 26
Tickets available online soon.
- SAT MARCH 18 Kids' Matinee + Animation Workshop at Albany Community Center 1-3pm
- WED MARCH 22 East Side Sushi - Albany Premiere + Meet the Director! Albany Twin Theatre 7:30-10pm
- THU MARCH 23: Think Green!: Environmental Shorts Night Powerful films + Filmmaker Panel Albany Twin Theatre 7:30-10pm
- FRI MARCH 24: Popcorn Popup! Free popcorn, free short films, swag. Edith Stone Room, Albany Library 6-9pm
- Sun MARCH 26: Shorts! Albany FilmFest All-Day Screening 10am-10pm - 6 shows - Albany Twin Theatre
Saturday, March 18: Kids' Matinee + Stop-Motion Animation Workshop
Albany FilmFest Kids' Matinee will screen at the Albany Community Center on Saturday March 18, kicking of a week of special events. Be inspired by an hour of awesome short films by experienced professionals and youth filmmakers, including the Academy Award-nominated short animation PEARL.
Make your own short film and take it home! Stick around after the films for a free hands-on stop-animation workshop from Steve & Kate's Camp.
WEDNESDAY, March 22: East Side Sushi + Director Q&A
Join us at the Albany Twin Theatre for the Albany Premier of EAST BAY SUSHI and a Q&A with director Anthony Lucero. Shot completely in Oakland, this charming tale of cross-cultural cooking was rated as one of the "Best Movies of 2015" (SF Weekly) and one of "the most overlooked films of 2015" (LA Times).
THURSDAY, MARCH 23: THINK GREEN! + filmmaker panel
Why does an ordinary man suddenly decide to save a river, why are megafires now a real threat, what happens when a filmmaker finds that the political has become very personal, what stories to we choose to tell, and what happens when your environmental art exhibition is interrupted by terrorist attacks? These powerful environmental short films from Bay Area directors are inspiring, thought-provoking, and empowering. Watch and learn, then stay for the filmmaker Q&A that follows. Presented by East Bay Regional Park District.
Sunday, March 26: Shorts! SHORTS! SHORTS!
7th ANNUAL ALBANY FILMFEST ALL-DAY SCREENING
The 7th Annual Albany FilmFest will screen at the Albany Twin Theatre on Solano Avenue from 10am to 10pm. An eclectic mix of short documentaries, narrative, and animated films from the Bay Area, the nation, and the world. Six themed shows make it easy to find what you like.
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