2013 Indie Memphis Film Festival
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:00 PM (CDT)
With a focus on regional filmmaking, the Indie Memphis Film Festival brings a broad range of dynamic and engaging independent features, documentaries and short films to Memphis from all corners of the country. Now entering its 16th year, the festival has been ranked by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals" and as a "Film Festival Worth the Entry Fee," and named a "Top 20 Event" by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Presented by Duncan-Williams, Inc., the 2013 festival is set to take place October 31 - November 3 on five screens at the Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse and Malco Theatre's Studio on the Square, all located in and around Midtown' Overton Square. The festival lineup won't be announced until October, but films from the last couple of years have included of Undefeated and Silver Linings Playbook months before they opened theatrically, as well as the US Premiere of Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me and the World Premiere of Antenna about the famed Memphis rock club.
About Indie Memphis Passes & Tickets
Indie Memphis Film Festival is all about exploration and discovery. Feed your curiosity. Take a chance on a film or conversation you know nothing about. See if you can figure out which film will be this year’s big winner (or next year’s Oscar winner!). To get the most out of your festival experience we urge everyone to purchase a pass. Passes priced at $50 and above include an Indie Memphis membership, so you can enjoy Indie Memphis benefits year-round!
If you can only be with us for a day, we will begin selling a one-day Daytripper Pass for $20. For those who just want to see one film, a limited number of $15 Priority Tickets for individual films will be available for front-of-line admission when the schedule is finalized.
About Indie Memphis Membership
Buy your passes early to save more and and enjoy free admission to the Indie Memphis events leading up to this year's big event! Passes priced at $50 and up include a year-round Indie Memphis membership, which provides free admission to Craig Brewer's Indie Memphis Peep Show on Oct. 3 -- the festival's official lineup announcement party, complete with Craig's festival highlight preview, live music, lots o' movie teasers, burlesque beauties and more! Members also get free addmission to Southern Circuit screenings, like How To Make A Movie At Home on Sept. 18, Birth of the Living Dead on Oct. 16, and GMO OMG on Nov. 20, and a special Alloy Orchestra silent film performance on Oct. 10!
When & Where
One of the city's core arts institutions, Indie Memphis connects and inspires indie filmmakers and film-lovers through the unique creative landscape that is the home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll. The 501(c)3 non-profit organization receives project support from the Tennessee Arts Commission, and is the only film organization to receive annual funding from ArtsMemphis. The year-round organization is best known for its annual Indie Memphis Film Festival presented by Duncan-Williams, Inc., next taking place October 30 - November 2, 2014 in and around midtown Memphis' Overton Square entertainment district. Screening venues include the Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, the new Hattiloo Theatre, and three screens at Malco Theatre’s Studio on the Square – all within just a few blocks of each other, creating an accessible community-friendly atmosphere unlike any other on the festival circuit. Named one of “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” in the spring 2014 issue of MovieMaker magazine, the Indie Memphis Film Festival was named a “Top 20 Event” by the Southeast Tourism Society in 2012. MovieMaker also ranked the festival as “Worth the Entry Fee” in 2011 and 2013, and as one of their “25 Coolest Film Festivals” in 2009. With a focus on regional filmmaking, the festival brings a broad range of dynamic and engaging independent features, documentaries and short films to Memphis from all corners of the country.
Indie Memphis is an ArtsMemphis funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which connects the Memphis community while cultivating interest in, and development of, independent film though diverse year-round programming, a world-class annual festival, and ongoing efforts to include new voices, new media, and new audiences. Through diverse year-round programming, a world-class annual festival, and ongoing efforts to include new voices, new media, and new audiences, Indie Memphis enriches, inspires, and connects the Memphis community while cultivating interest in, and development of, independent film.