GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Upstate’s biggest and best film festival starts this Friday at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre downtown.
Piedmont Natural Gas Presents Reedy Reels: The Greenville Festival will feature 58 films over three days ranging from documentaries to comedies to horror films to student works. 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.
The film sessions start Friday, February 17 at 7:20 p.m. and feature 10 blocks of films going through Sunday night with awards for the categories including Feature Film, Documentary, Student Film, and Short Film wrapping up the three-day festival.
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 www.reedyreels.com.
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 colliding 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 the 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.
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 www.reedyreels.com.