Prescott Film Festival Highlights Independent Films From Around the World

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Prescott Film Festival Highlights Independent Films From Around the World

Launched in 2009, the Prescott Film Festival returns this year, June 9-17, at Yavapai College in Prescott.

The mission of the Prescott Film Festival is to provide the community with cultural events that entertain, inspire and inform while supporting independent and critically acclaimed films and filmmakers from around the world.

The Multi-day Festival includes multiple screenings of quality independent and foreign films, sneak-peeks of films prior to wide distribution, FREE workshops, social events such as our annual wine tasting and Closing Night Cabaret Party, filmmaker interviews, hosted in the lovely Performing Arts Center at Yavapai College. 

The festival also hosts a High School Filmmakers Annual Film Competition, introduced at the 2014 annual festival. It is conducted in partnership with the Yavapai College Film & Media Arts program.

This year’s festival will feature:

40+ Films
18 Film Programs all screening in the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
12 Free Workshops
9 Days
6 Continents represented at Que Syrah, Syrah Wine Tasting
5 International Films
4 Sneak Peek Films
2 Films with Horses
1 Swing Dance with Live Music
1 Gourmet Dinner from Senses Pop-up Dinners
1 Closing Night Cabaret Party

Some of the films showing at this year’s festival include: 

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown

SCORE: A Film Music Documentary

Burn Your Maps

High School 911

Past Life

Dyna & Sonic Tea (double feature)

Tyrus

The Tiger Hunter Film & Party

Land Grab

Lost in Paris

Ten-ticket packs may be purchased for $100 each; All-Film passes for $10 each; and Platinum Passes for $275 each. On Friday, June 16th, festival-goers may attend the “Que Syrah, Syrah Wine Tasting” for $355 per person which includes a sampling of wines from around the world and local vintages from Arizona to compare, as well as light hors d’oeuvres and a movie ticket.  Purchase tickets

Key Facts about the Prescott Film Festival:

  • PFF is a community-driven endeavor
  • all volunteer staff
  • local businesses provide in-kind or discounted services
  • Annual Festival attendance growing over 15% per year
  • Festival is a City of Prescott “Signature Event”
  • PFF Board of Directors is a working board
  • PFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Website: www.prescottfilmfestival.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/prescottfilmfest

Source: Prescott Film Festival

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