We are very excited for our 2019 MWFF event! We will have multiple sessions screening over 70 films from September 13th – 15th.
A Full Fest pass is good for any screening on all 3 days for just $10.
Day passes are available on just Saturday or Sunday for just $5.
A free ticket is available and recommended for the Sunday afternoon screening of “A League of Their Own.” No paid MWFF tickets will guarantee admission for this free event. Walk-ups for this screening will be available and seated on a first-come, first seated basis.
Our first day begins with US and World cinema short film session at 11am. We will then have our Music Video and Experimental Film session at 2pm. Our Spotlight Film reception, screening, and artists panel will be at 6pm on September 13th.
Our second day starts at 11am with our Animated films session. We then have our second session of US and World short films at 2pm. Saturday finishes up with our Regional Filmmakers reception and screening at 6pm on September 14th.
Our fest will end on Sunday, September 15th with 3 feature length films from around the world.
KOI – A film about the 2011 Japanese Tsunami and what pushed an ex-convict to look for redemption by helping the victims’ families to find the remains of their loved ones. and perseverance is what brought a bus driver to start to dive in order to search for his wife. (Italy, Documentary, 79 minutes. Begins at 9am.)
FLYING CARS – Just weeks before his wedding, an aimless filmmaker stuck at an office job develops a secret obsession with radio-controlled car racing and meets a talented girl at the racetrack who agrees to coach him behind his fiancée’s back. (US, Narrative, 90 minutes. Begins at 11am.)
THREE WOMEN – A compelling portrait of three creative, contemporary African-American women friends from the South Side of Chicago. The film explores their current creative pursuits, interspersed with their perspectives on growing up in segregated communities and how racism affected their families. (US, Documentary, 72 minutes. Begins at 2pm.)
As a special treat we are co-hosting with the RPL a free screening of the Penny Marshall film “A League of Their Own” at 4 pm on Sunday the 15th! Open to all but it will be first-come, first-seated!