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Showcasing and advocating for personal, ambitious regional cinema.

2024 Festival

“If film is to remain a vital art form, it cannot be confined to a limited number of coastal hubs.”
The Film Stage on the inaugural edition of FILM FEST KNOX

FILM FEST KNOX returns for year two in 2024. Submissions are now open for the American Regional Cinema competition and Made in Tennessee. The Elev8or Pitch is back too.

Press Coverage

Film Fest Knox Introduces New Ways of Seeing in Inaugural Edition” by Blake Williams at The Film Stage

A Fest is Born” by Vadim Razor at Filmmaker

Film Fest Knox 2023” by Alex Fields at In Review Online

Film Fest Knox Inaugural Event Sets High Bar” by Heather Ryerson at Inside of Knoxville

2023 Program
A Hard Problem

A Hard Problem

Dir. by hazart
After the death of his mother, Ian begins cleaning out the family home while his estranged sister Lisa makes funeral arrangements.

November 11 · Regal Riviera · 8:00 p.m.

An Evening Song

An Evening Song (for three voices)

Dir. by Graham Swon
A writer moves to the Midwest with her novelist husband and they soon find themselves caught in a love triangle with their pious housekeeper.

November 11 · Regal Riviera · 12:30 p.m.

Art of the Pitch event

Art of the Pitch

Pres. by Seed & Spark
Founder and CEO of Seed & Spark, Emily Best, will show you how to make an effective pitch deck.

November 11 · Hyatt Place · 11:30 a.m.

Peak Season receiving Best Film prize

Awards Ceremony

Free Event
Join us as we announce the winners of our various categories.

November 12 · Regal Riviera · 6:00 p.m.

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