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Reedy Reels announces films for its 2023 festival

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Movie lovers will see more than 50 films at the Piedmont Natural Gas Presents Reedy Reels: The Greenville Festival being February 17 to February 19 at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre in downtown.

A total of 143 films were submitted for this year’s festival, and an 11-person review committee spent the past two months coming up with the final list.

“There were plenty of tough choices as we worked through the process of selecting a series of features, documentaries and short films to come up with this year’s schedule,” said one of the founders of Reedy Reels. “We know the people of our region are going to be excited to see them.”

The festival will include a dedicated student film session and a dedicated Indie Grant session. The festival showings include a mix of cinematic genres and styles collide at a special screening of the most recent Indie Grants short films, including projects shot in the Upstate. Filmmakers will be on hand for Q&A immediately following each film session. After the Indie Grant session, staff will be there to talk about the program and upcoming funding cycle. Indie Grants is a grant program for independent filmmakers and other production professionals in South Carolina. It produces high-quality narrative projects that have screened at festivals such as Sundance, Tribeca, Palm Springs, Austin, San Sebastian, Tall Grass, FantasticFest, and hundreds more.

Friday 7:20 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. films:

  • 1st Memory - Dreaming of a Better Place

  • The Gift - The Gospel of Ted

Saturday 10 a.m. to noon (student films):

  • Curtain Call (student film) - The Pirate

  • Owe Joe - Malignant

  • Field of Crosses - What the Fur?

  • Death of an Industry - Assisted Living

Saturday 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. films:

  • Ode to Consent - MOLLIE

  • Anger Hole - The Sound of Your Voice

  • The Fall from Grace - The Unlocking

  • Stanley’s Mistake - The Star Who Fell to Earth

  • Mountain Top

Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. films:

  • I Am We - All for Naught

Saturday 7:30 p.m. to 9:40 films:

  • Birthday Boy - Got Your Back

  • Greg - The Tale of Captain Fortyhands

  • The Devil in the Sky - Anirudh

  • UpRooted - Roshni

  • Forgive Me Father -

Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. films:

  • The Aviary - Wild Card

  • They Won’t Die Twice - The Ensuing

  • Die Konfrontation - No Chance

Sunday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. films:

  • Pre-Existing Freedom - Unspoken

Sunday 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. films: (Indie Grants session)

  • The Wages of Sin - The Obscure Charm of Loss

  • The Manager Position - Day Pass

  • Talk Back

Sunday 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. films:

  • Everybody Don’t Electric Slide - Riley

  • Interview with Ian - Dearest Darling Jeannie

  • The Rowdy & the Righteous - Plain Sight

  • Upload - Erthel

  • Justice for Vanessa - Exhausted

  • Hope - Upload

Sunday 8: 15 p.m. to 9:05 p.m. films and awards presentation:

  • The Birthday Butterfly - The World’s Worst Porn Film

Tickets include daily passes and weekend festival passes. Daily pass gives attendees entry to all film sessions for that day. The weekend festival pass gives attendees entry into all festival screening sessions. Single session tickets are valid for a single specific film session. A complete schedule of the festival, including links to film trailers, and all ticket prices can be found at

About The Reedy Reels Film Festival: The Greenville Film Festival:

Piedmont Natural Gas Presents Reedy Reels: The Greenville Festival is an independent film festival promoting the appreciation of the art of film-making while generating support for independent filmmakers in the Upstate. The Reedy Reels Film Festival is a non-profit organization that supports the education and appreciation of filmmaking. Learn more at


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