Independent Film Festival in Columbia

The Nickelodeon Theatre in Columbia, SC is hosting the 3rd Annual Indie Grits Film Festival, a unique independent film festival. The Indie Grits Film Festival will take place April 15 – April 19, 2009 at various venues in Columbia, SC. SC Humanities supported this program through a February 2009 Mini Grant.

The Indie Grits Film Festival features the best in low-budget independent film from the Southeast, offering exhibition opportunities to first-time media makers who may not have had films placed at any other festivals. More than 20 independent films will be shown at 13 different programs over the course of the festival. Over $5,000 in awards will be made.

Additionally, several special opportunities are available to participants and attendees, including a guerilla filmmaking workshop and an exhibit installation.

For more information about the Indie Grits Film Festival, to see a complete schedule, or to buy tickets, please see the Web site at:

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