Middle of the Map Forum and Film Fest May 1-5, 2013, 2013. Ink's Middle of the Map Fest is coming back for its third year this Spring, but this year it will have three separate events! April 4-6 is the Music festival, April 17-19 is the Forum. Then on May 1-5, Middle of the Map Film will launch at the new Mainstreet Alamo Drafthouse in Downtown Kansas City to captivate audiences with exceptional films, panels, and fanfare parties. For more information, visit http://www.middleofthemapfest.com/. Submissions - for more information on submissions, due March 13, 2013, click here to access the submission form, or to view the call for films, click here.
Citizen Jane Film Festival October 4-6, 2013. Held every fall in Columbia, MO this film festival features female filmmakers. The film festival began as a lecture series in 2004 at Stephens College and evolved into FemFilm in 2006, and finally Citizen Jane Film Festival in 2008. For more information click here.
St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) November 2013. An internationally renowned film festival, screening comedies, dramas, documentaries, and shorts from around the world in a celebration of the film medium. For more information, please view the website.
True/False Film Festival March, 2014. One of Columbia, Missouri's most popular cultural events, now approaching its tenth year, the True/False Film Festival brings together documentary filmmakers from across the country to celebrate one another's films as well as the documentary form itself. For more information visit http://www.truefalse.org/
Kansas City FilmFest April 2014. A merging of FilmFest KC, the oldest Kansas City-based film festival, and the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, the Kansas City FilmFest brings together "the Jubilee's strong focus on local and regional work" and "FilmFest KC's screenings of outstanding international feature films." Last deadline for entering is Has Passed. For more information and other deadlines, visit their website.
All Films in Columbia Public Library's Friends Room
Buck - May 22- 6:30pm This film follows Buck Brannaman, a real-life 'horse-whisperer' from his abusive childhood into his successful transformation into a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people. He teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity.