815HORTS + 2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

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815HORTS + 2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

Sundance Institute's global film festival brand makes its Rockford, Illinois, screening debut alongside new local short film showcase!

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RPL Nordlof Center 118 North Main Street Rockford, IL 61101

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  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Built to amplify the Rockford region’s creative and filmmaking community, 815HORTS, presented by the City of Rockford + Rockford Film Office, celebrates the fine art of short film cinematography by featuring locally produced shorts. As part of the inaugural edition, the 815HORTS screening will be followed by a 5HORT Break featuring a live DJ, refreshments + snacks before the program transitions to a screening of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour.

Tickets are $12 for general admission adults and $6 general admission for students with student ID. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult (ages 6 and under not permitted). ID is required for proof of age. Attendees are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of time online (limited tickets may be available at the door).


4 p.m. - Box Office / Doors Open

5 p.m. - 815HORTS Showcase

6 p.m. - 5HORT Break (Food / Drinks / Music)

7 p.m. - 2022 Sundance Short Film Tour

9 p.m. - 5HORT After-Party at Octane RKFD (next door to the north)

VIEWER DISCRETION: Films are not rated. Viewer discretion is advised.


Presenting: City of Rockford + Rockford Film Office

Supporting: Ron Clewer

Venue Partner: RPL Nordlof Center + Rockford Public Library

Nonprofit Beneficiary: RPL Foundation


Sundance Film Festival + Rockford Public Library + RPL Nordlof Center + Don Hatton + Dena Altamore + Josiah Sjöström + Octane RKFD + District Bar & Grill + DJ Vic Monsta + Harlan Jefferson + Jonathon Stinson + Brea Walters

Note: Program/times subject to change.

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