Opening Night Party and Screening sponsored by PBS39

Join us for opening night of the 16th annual SouthSide Film Festival!
It all starts at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 11th at the WLVT PBS 39 Studios.

The evening continues with our opening night feature film screening at the Charter Arts High School at 8:00 PM.


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Feature Film: The Weight of Water –  The story of a blind man balancing his fear of drowning with his fear of remaining paralyzed in a prison of darkness. He kayaks the Grand Canyon with a cast of characters who each have a different take on how to approach the challenge of Lava Falls, the grandaddy rapid of them all.
Director: Michael Brown
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Admission: $10 Includes access to the party and opening night movie.

Late Night Movie

From campy to horror to outrageous comedy, our Friday Late Night screenings have become legendary.

This year’s feature is DeadTectives! – In this hilarious take on the paranormal, TV’s DeadTectives are dispatched to Mexico’s most haunted mansion and are charged with the task of bringing ‘real’ scares and big ratings or face cancellation. With a new no-nonsense Producer at the helm and a truckload of special effects at the ready, the team are determined to manufacture an excess of thrills and chills for a supernatural spectacular.
The fun begins at Touchstone Theatre (321 E. 4th St) on Friday, June 14 at 11:00PM.

Admission: $10.00

Closing Night Screening

Feature Film:  Gay Chorus Deep South – Winner Of The Tribeca Film Festival Documentary Audience Award! Gay Chorus Deep South – In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South.
Director: David Charles Rodrigues 
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Admission: $10

Closing Night Party

Color Me MineHosted by Color Me Mine (25 E 3rd Street) – Come enjoy great food, music and party with visiting filmmakers starting at 9:00 PM on Saturday, June 15.

Admission: $10 or free with an All-Access Pass