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September 21, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Time Details:
Doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to show to sit down. Box Office opens no later than 5pm day of, and is typically open earlier (just call 847-931-5900). General Admission performance.
Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120-5570
$10 General Admission. Anyone 17 & younger not permitted without a parent/guardian due to content.
11th Annual Elgin Short Film Fest
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11th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Mark your calendars! This event grows in popularity every year. The short films are always highly impressive, and the atmosphere is perfect! *The Red Carpet. The Pre-Show. The glitz and glam of the evening is always so exciting, and a night to remember! Come & enjoy an evening of scintillating cinematic history. See the best of the best from various genres on the big screen. The top pre-screened films up to 20 minutes in length will be presented at the festival; winners will be selected by a panel of judges and you! Audience members will be casting their votes for their favorite film at intermission. Following intermission, awards and prizes will be presented! So get your friends and family together and come down for this unique event! We'll have delicious movie fare available including popcorn, candy and a cash bar with both adult and non-adult beverages. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

The Red Carpet Arrival and Pre-Show Entertainment start at 6pm, with the Festival Screening starting at 7pm.

Enjoy the screening of the 1928 film "Felix the Cat in Sure-Locked Homes" with a live chamber music performance to accompany the film with entry into the festival this year!