By Hailey Blevins
The 2018 Boone Film Festival started on October 30th and is drawing to a close for the 3rd year. Tonight and tomorrow feature the last films from the 31 films selected. Over 50 films were submitted from across the U.S. and 7 different countries.
Tonight, three films will be shown in Belk Library, Room 114 for free. Tomorrow afternoon, three more films will be shown in Room 114 for free. The final films will be shown tomorrow evening in the Schaefer Center.
Three categories of film will be judged: Appalachian Culture, Appalachian Adventure and Appalachian Environment. There was also a youth category, which was shown yesterday at Watauga High School’s Ross Auditorium.
The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday after the evening screenings.
Five awards will be awarded: Best in Show Appalachian Region Film ($1,500 cash prize), Best Culture Film ($750 cash prize), Best Adventure Film ($750 cash prize), Best Environment Film ($750 cash prize) and Best Youth Film Submission ($750 cash prize).
Tickets for Saturday evening’s showings can be purchased at http://theschaefercenter.org/events/id/9/ or by phone at 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046. Adult tickets are $12 and youth tickets are $8.
Schedule for Remaining Events:
Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m.: Belk Library Room 114 at Appalachian State University, FREE
Andre Van Damme & The Story of the Charleston Ballet by Deborah Novak
Leaving the Nest by Jared Mayerson and Jordan Shaw
Almost Cured by Tom Dierolf
Nov. 3, 2-4 p.m.: Belk Library Room 114 at Appalachian State University, FREE
Farmsteaders by Sheana Mallett
Trail Magic by Peter Huston
To Kingdom Come by Brain Campbell
Nov. 3, 6-9 p.m.: Schaefer Center at Appalachian State University
Nobody But Myself by Kat Dolan
Runnin’ on Shine by Garrett Ford
Lessons From Logan by Sarah Kadish
A Father’s Dream by Anne Ward
Don’t Think Twice by Robert Gourley
Sound and Sole by Cara Hagan
32 Degrees by Bridget Fitzgerald
Cornered: A Fighter’s Story by Justin Belcher
Dahakhani, Nepal – A Story of Trenches and Tap Stands by Matt Wagoner
Expectant by Benjamin Sliker
Watch This Year’s Trailer Below: