For the past 18 years, the Phoenix Film Festival has grown into a world-renowned festival. It’s annual April fest draws from the global film community, bringing enthusiasts and filmmakers together.
Now, the Phoenix Film Foundation, the 501c3 Non-profit organization behind the Phoenix Film Festival is bringing the same community together in neighboring Peoria, AZ with its inaugural Peoria Film Fest, running over three days from October 19 to 21, 2018. The press release offers more details and Electric Bento will be on hand to provide coverage of this new Fest as well as more details as they become available.
PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE INAUGURAL PEORIA FILM FEST TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER OF 2018
PEORIA, AZ, Wednesday, July 18 – The Phoenix Film Foundation and Phoenix Film Festival are thrilled to announce the start of a brand new festival. The Peoria Film Fest presented by the City of Peoria will be held October 19 to 21, 2018 at the Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 Theatre in Peoria, AZ.
“We couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve achieved over the last 18 years with the Phoenix Film Festival and our year-round film education and screening events.” said Phoenix Film Foundation Executive Director Jason Carney. “We’ve been looking to host an event in the North Valley and Peoria made the most sense. The growth of the City of the Peoria combined with the gorgeous Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18 Theatre gives us a great backdrop to showcase some amazing new films.”
The event will be held over three days; screening a mix of independent and upcoming studio releases.
The Peoria Film Fest is also excited to partner with the City of Peoria as the festival’s Presenting Partner of the event.
“The City of Peoria is thrilled to host the Film Foundation’s October film festival,” said Mayor Cathy Carlat. “Peoria is an exceptional community, and with the nationally ranked Huntington University Arizona Center for Digital Media Art in our lively P83 district, our community is the perfect backdrop for this iconic festival. We look forward to welcoming the talented film and production companies who make this event successful, and the many cinematic enthusiasts to the heart of the North Valley.”
You can stay up to date on the festival at PeoriaFilmFest.com