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 workshop on adapting for the screen from various mediums. Dan is an award-winning screenwriter and columnist for Script Magazine. His work spans genre and source material, from historical biographies to sci-fi graphic novels. Dan won the Sidewrite screenwriting competition at Sidewalk in 2010. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, June 6th
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Rojo Birmingham

SHOUT Pride Week Screening: Dynasty Night | Wednesday, June 7th

In honor of Central Alabama Pride, SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival presents Dynasty Night! In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Steven Carrington coming out, this special event will feature Dynasty inspired drag performances by the amazing Cierra Symone Campbell, Shelby Dillard and Audrina Taylor.

We’ll have an “Icons Of Television” costume contest with a prize basket for the winner including VIP Passes to Sidewalk 2017, plus bourbon tasting sponsored by Virgil Kaine. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 7th
7:00 PM
Al’s On Seventh

ScreenTalk: Night School | Tuesday, June 20th

ScreenTalk is a monthly documentary and discussion screening series designed to stimulate conversation.

Night School
Directed by Andrew Cohn
85 minutes, USA

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners Greg, Melissa and Shynika, finally earning their high school diplomas could be a life-changing achievement.

Emmy award-winning director Andrew Cohn’s absorbing documentary observes their individual pursuits, fraught with the challenges of daily life and the broader systemic roadblocks faced by many low income Americans. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, June 20th
7:00 PM
Carrigan’s Public House
$8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for students anytime

August 19-25, 2024

Sidewalk Film Festival

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