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Upcoming Sidewalk Events for June 2017

School’s out for the summer, and we’re just 84 days out from our 2017 Opening Night – but there are plenty of Sidewalk screenings and events in the meantime! Check out what’s coming up in June: Salon: Adapting for the Screen | Tuesday, June 6th For our June Salon, screenwriting guru Dan Goforth will lead a […]

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Alabama Film Incentives in Jeopardy

Please call Montgomery today to help save our growing film industry! Late yesterday, a legislative bill that would effectively kill a growing creative industries employment sector was introduced by Representative Phil Williams of Huntsville. House Bill 554 is a repeal of the Alabama Film Incentive Package. If passed, the legislation would almost certainly halt all […]

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Sidewalk makes “50 Fests Worth the Entry Fee” list!

Sidewalk has been named one of 2017’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee by MovieMaker Magazine! Once again, Sidewalk was singled out for our unique (and numerous) parties, savvy programming, and networking opportunities for attending filmmakers. You can read the whole list here. We’re thrilled to be included on this list, and in celebration we’re […]

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Salsa Showdown presented by Alagasco Returns May 27th

Sidewalk is happy to announce the 7th Annual Salsa Showdown presented by Alagasco will be Saturday, May 27th at Cahaba Brewing Company! Restaurants and vendors from across Alabama will convene to compete for best salsa, queso, guacamole, and specialty dip – both audience choice and jury choice. Plus we’ll have live music, piñata smashes, kids’ […]

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Campaign Launches – Keep #SidewalkStrong

Our Keep Sidewalk Strong crowdfunding campaign has launched on Seed&Spark! We’re raising money to help rent the Lyric Theatre at this year’s festival and to outfit the Alabama Theatre with Digital Cinema Projection. We’re asking our biggest champions to contribute in this effort to make Sidewalk 2017 our best festival yet. Plus, donors to the […]

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