Fayetteville Venues Announced for Film Festival

Indigo Moon Film Festival logo. Source: GroundSwell Pictures, Fayetteville NC.
Indigo Moon Film Festival logo. Source: GroundSwell Pictures, Fayetteville NC.

Four Venues Planned for the Inaugural Indigo Moon Film Festival

Released by Pat Wright and Jan Johnson, Ground Swell Pictures

The Indigo Moon Film Festival (IMFF) announced today that four venues in Historic downtown Fayetteville NC will show films October 7-9, 2016, during the inaugural edition of the Festival.

The CAMEO Art House Theatre at 225 Hay Street, Fayetteville NC, will be showing the opening film as well as films all day Saturday and encore showing of the winning films on Sunday.

The other three venues that will show films Saturday and Sunday include:

  • The Pate Room, located in the Main Branch Cumberland County Public Library at 300 Maiden Lane.
  • The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County at 301 Hay Street.
  • Hay Street United Methodist Church at 320 Hay Street.

The Rainbow Room at 223 Hay Street will be transformed into Festival Central and will house the Box Office and IMFF Store.

SkyView on Hay will host both the Opening Night Gala on Friday and the Awards Banquet Sunday October 9, 2016. Several panels and seminars will also be held in SkyView during the day.

IMFF plans for this festival to be green, allowing participants to park and walk to all venues without leaving downtown.

Tickets will be available beginning September 9, 2016, at 10am (EST). To purchase tickets or see the latest, visit www.IndigoMoonFilmFestival.com or call 910.486.9036. The full line-up of films will be announced on September 1, 2016!

Film submissions are being accepted, these are the dates filmmakers should know:

  • May 15, 2016 — Regular Deadline
  • July 1, 2016 — Late Deadline
  • August 1, 2016 — Extended Deadline
  • August 20, 2016 — Last Minute Deadline
  • September 1, 2016 — Notification Date
  • October 7 – 9, 2016 — Event Date

The Indigo Moon Film Festival celebrates the art and power of storytelling through film before a diverse audience. As a champion for independent filmmaking and creative expression, IMFF supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, and introduces new ideas and artists to film goers from around the region.

Founded by GroundSwell Pictures, Indigo Moon Film Festival is quickly attracting attention as an annual event to spur the economic and cultural arts of the region.

Sponsorships are available for the Indigo Moon Film Festival. Benefits range from free VIP Passes to all films and events, to ads in the IMFF Festival Guide and more. For more information, contact IMFF@GroundSwellPictures.com.

The festival is also on Facebook. The festival’s hashtag for social media sharing is #IndigoMoonFF.

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