film festivals

Film Festivals

The 2017 film festival circuit has treated us well with 6 festival wins so far! We are also now an Oscar qualifier for the Academy Awards!

Come along for the journey as we attend festival screenings of “All the Marbles”. We hope to see you and all the family and friends you can round up in the theatre!

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SEDONA winning Laurels

Sedona International Film Festival  February 18 – 26, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 9am on Feb. 20th & 12:15pm on Feb. 23rd!

Academy Award-winner Cloris Leachman kicks off this nine day festival!  She’ll discuss her seven-decade long career in film,television and comedy. Plus, an audience Q&A with Cloris and the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award in Film and Comedy!

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Holden Village Snowdance Best Short Film

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Snowdance Film Festival at Holden Village  February 20-24, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens on February 23rd!

Over the course of 50 years, Holden Village has been transformed from a copper mining town to a vibrant place of education, programming, and worship rooted in Lutheran traditions. Holden welcomes all who seek contemplation and community in the remote wilderness of the beautiful Cascade Mountains.

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Official Selection Cleveland

Cleveland International Film Festival  March 29 – April 9, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 11am on April 1st!

The 41st Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) in Cleveland, Ohio is a qualifying festival of the Academy Awards®!  It features over 400 films originating from over 70 countries and an attendance of over 106,000 – making the CIFF one of the largest and longest running regional film festivals in the US.

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Arizona International Film Festival  April 19-30, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 12:30pm on April 29th

The 26th Arizona International Film Festival in Tucson, Arizona received a record number of submissions this year and we are honored to be a part of their lineup! The festival will feature 26 features and 70 shorts from 19 countries this year. Tickets!

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Sunscreen Film Festival  April 27-30, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 10:15am on April 29th

The 12th annual Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg will feature films with Alec Baldwin, Dylan McDermott, John Cleese, Daphne Zuniga and more. Sunscreen was voted one of the “25 Coolest Film Fests” in the country by MovieMaker Magazine. The festival will feature 37 features and 89 shorts this year. Tickets!

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Cannes Film Festival May 17-28, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 1:30pm on May 23rd

Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France is attended by many movie stars and is a popular venue for film producers to launch their new films. Sunscreen has selected 10 shorts from this year to screen at Cannes Film Festival in the “Sunscreen Film Festival Shorts Showcase at Cannes,” and ours is one of them!

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Dances With Films  June 1-11, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens at 12:30pm on June 3rd

Our California premiere will be at the 20th Dances With Films festival in Los Angeles at the TCL Chinese Theatres on Hollywood Boulevard.   “One of the most engaging, forward-thinking festivals in the country.” -Yahoo “One of the top 25 coolest film festivals on the planet.” -Movie Maker Magazine Tickets!

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Cayman International Film Festival June 30 – July 3, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screened at CIFF

The Cayman International Film Festival takes place in George Town in the Cayman Islands.  We are so excited to be a part of their lineup!  In only its 4th year, CayFilm has already earned a reputation for being an inclusive, accessible and unique event and is rated on “FilmFreeway as a Top 100 Best Reviewed Festival”.

Official Selection Rhode Island

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival August 8-13, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Thursday, August 10th @ 10am

The 35th Flickers’ International Film Festival is a qualifying festival for Best Short Subject through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. “One of the Best International Film Festivals and top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States.” -Chris Gore, The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

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Sidewalk Film Festival August 24-27, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Saturday, August 26th @ 11:45am

Now in its 19th year, Sidewalk Film Festival’s atmosphere is electric with creativity and collaboration in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. MovieMaker magazine: “The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” TIME Magazine: “Top 10 Festivals for the Rest of Us” Get your tickets here!

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Live at Heart Film Festival August 27 – September 2, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Saturday, September 2nd @ 11:00am & 1:15pm

The festival takes place in Orebro, Sweden! It is Scandinavia’s biggest showcase festival for musicians, artists and filmmakers. Live at Heart Film is hosted by Örebro Film Association, which has been in various constellations since 1997 and has organized a film festival since 1998. Tickets!

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DC Shorts Film Festival September 7-17, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Saturday, September 9th @ 9:30pm & Tuesday, September 12th @ 7pm

The 14th DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is the largest short film event on the East Coast of the United States. It was recently named the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by Moviemaker Magazine. In 2016, they screened 131 films from 26 countries that played over 11 days to a total audience of 9,00 people. Tickets!

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FilmQuest September 8-16, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Thursday, September 14th @ 8:30pm

The 4th annual FilmQuest Festival takes place in Provo, Utah. Listed as MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, FilmQuest celebrates genre filmmaking in the realms of fantasy, horror, sci-fi, and beyond. Our film opens for the 30th anniversary screening of The Princess Bride at Covey Center for the Arts. Tickets!

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Mill Valley Film Festival October 5-15, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Saturday, October 7th @ 12pm & Sunday, Oct. 8th @11am

The 40th annual Mill Valley Film Festival is designated as one of the “20 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by Moviemaker magazine. It is known as the filmmaker’s festival, MVFF welcomes more than 200 filmmakers and guests from around the world and has hosted such luminaries as Nicole Kidman, Dustin Hoffman, Ang Lee, Brie Larson, Amy Adams and Steve McQueen. Tickets!

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Tallgrass Film Festival October 18-22, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Thursday, October 19th @ 10:30am & Sunday, October 22nd @ 3pm

The 15th annual Tallgrass Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the state of Kansas, and was included in MovieMaker Magazine’s annual “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee”. Last year Tallgrass screened 203 films (54 features, 147 shorts) from more than 40 countries around the world, to an audience of nearly 15,000. More than 75 visiting filmmakers from across North America attended the festival. Tickets!

Carmel International Film Festival

Carmel International Film Festival October 18-22, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Sunday, October 22nd @ 12:30pm in “Best of Shorts” block

The 9th annual Carmel International Film Festival screens over 125 films over five days, the festival is quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon on the West Coast and beyond. Few places on Earth compare to the natural beauty and sophistication of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Carmel International Film Festival attracts a diverse group of 24,000 attendees and filmmakers, from emerging artists to Oscar Award-winning. Tickets!

Chaktomuk Short Film Festival Cambodia

Chaktomuk Short Film Festival  October 18-23, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens TBD

The 6th annual Chaktomuk Short Film Festival is the largest short film festival in Cambodia. Every year, the festival features prominent short films and hosts guests from Cambodia and international film industry. This year, CSFF takes place in 10+ cinemas and screening venues across Phnom Penh and Siem Reap with over 100 of short films and documentaries.

Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival

Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival October 25-29, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Saturday, October 28th @ 11:00am

The Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival features 90 films from 20 countries screened over 5 days. A new film festival presented in partnership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Shorts will present the best contemporary short films from around the globe, with an emphasis on films that promote the intersections of art, tech, cultural tolerance and diversity. Tickets!

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Gig Harbor Film Festival October 26-29, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Sunday, October 29th @ 2:00pm

The 10th annual Gig Harbor Film Festival is rated as one of the fastest growing independent film events in the Northwest. Films are presented in the award winning, 10-screen, digital Galaxy Theatre. 40 miles south of Seattle, Gig Harbor has been called one of the Top Five Small Towns in America by the Smithsonian Magazine. Tickets!

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Washington West Film Festival October 25-30, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens Friday, October 27th @ 7:30pm and Saturday, October 28th @ 2:00pm & 2:30pm

The 7th annual Washington West Film Festival in Washington DC gives 100% of all box office proceeds to charity. Washington West has screened films produced by Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and Tom Hanks. They’ve also hosted Robert Duvall, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christopher Lloyd, Tom Shadyac, and Ed Asner. Tickets!

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival October 7 – January 3, 2017

ALL THE MARBLES screens October 29, 30, November 4, 18, 11, 15, 19, and January 3.

The 12th annual Show Me Shorts is New Zealand’s leading international short film festival and is an Oscar qualifier for the Academy Awards. The festival has glamorous events at the two most prestigious picture palaces, The Civic in Auckland and The Embassy (where “Lord of the Rings” made their world premieres) in Wellington. Tickets!