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The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]].
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The '''Sidewalk Film Festival''' (formerly called the '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''') is an annual competitive film festival held since [[1999]] in [[downtown Birmingham]]. It is produced by the [[Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema]], a non-profit educational organization with offices in [[The Pizitz]]. The festival's executive director is [[Chloe Collins]]. [[Josh Vasa]] served as festival manager from [[2012]] to [[2016]].
  
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The organization was incorporated in [[1998]] as the [[Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema|Alabama Moving Image Association]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]]. Since [[2010]] the Sidewalk festival has been held in conjunction with the "[[Birmingham Shout]]" gay and lesbian film festival.
The 8th Annual festival is scheduled for September 22-24. Advance weekend passes are $25. There are 10 narrative features and 9 documentary features in competition:
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===Narrative features===
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* ''The Big Bad Swim'', Ishai Setton, director
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* ''Chalk'', Mike Akel, director
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==Festivals==
* ''Firefly'', Pete Marcy, director
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* ''The Guatemalan Handshake'', Todd Rohal, director
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* ''In Memorium'', Amanda Gusack, director
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* [[1999 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Just Like the Son'', Morgan J. Freeman, director
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* [[2000 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''LOL'', Joseph Swanberg, director
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* [[2001 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Puzzlehead'', James Bai, director
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* [[2002 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Somebodies'', Hadjii, director
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* [[2003 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''We Go Way Back'', Lynn Shelton, director
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* [[2004 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
===Documentary features===
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* [[2005 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''10 MPH'', Hunter Weeks, director
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* [[2006 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp'', Matt & Erica Hinton, directors
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* [[2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Class Act'', Sara Sackner, director
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* [[2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Danielson: A Family Movie'', J. L. Aronson, director
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* [[2009 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Darkon'', Andrew Neel & Luke Meyer, directors
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* ''Jam'', Hunter Weeks, director
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* [[2010 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Muskrat Lovely'', Amy Nicholson, director
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* [[2011 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''The Trials of Darryl Hunt'', Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg, directors
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* [[2012 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* ''Time and Tide'', Julie Bayer & Josh Salzman, directors
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* [[2013 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2014 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2015 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2016 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2017 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2018 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2019 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
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* [[2020 Sidewalk Film Festival]]
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==References==
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* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." {{BN}}
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* Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007:  A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham."  ''[[Portico]]''.
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* Colurso, Mary (August 30, 2020) "Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A look at the drive-in event in Alabama." {{BN}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.sidewalkfest.com/ Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival] website
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* [http://www.sidewalkfest.com/ Sidewalk Film Festival] website
  
[[Category:Film festivals]]
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[[Category:Sidewalk Film Festival|*]]
[[Category:September events]]
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[[Category:1999 establishments]]

Revision as of 11:19, 1 September 2020

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The Sidewalk Film Festival (formerly called the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival) is an annual competitive film festival held since 1999 in downtown Birmingham. It is produced by the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, a non-profit educational organization with offices in The Pizitz. The festival's executive director is Chloe Collins. Josh Vasa served as festival manager from 2012 to 2016.

The organization was incorporated in 1998 as the Alabama Moving Image Association by Erik Jambor, Kelly Franklin and Wayne Franklin. Since 2010 the Sidewalk festival has been held in conjunction with the "Birmingham Shout" gay and lesbian film festival.

Festivals

References

  • Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." The Birmingham News
  • Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007: A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham." Portico.
  • Colurso, Mary (August 30, 2020) "Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A look at the drive-in event in Alabama." The Birmingham News

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