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10th Annual Short. Sweet. Film Fest.
February 24 @ 6:00 pm - February 28 @ 8:30 pm$25 – $35
The Short. Sweet. Film Fest. strives to showcase the best local, national, and international films from up-and-coming filmmakers. What better way to watch independent cinema then in the stunning Alex Theater at the Metropolitan at the 9 while enjoying a cool beer or cocktail with some delicious food?
A health assessment and temperature check will be taken at the box office. Patrons who do not pass the health assessment or have a fever (temperature of 100 degree F or higher) will be refused admission. Patrons are required to wear a mask at all times unless they are actively eating or drinking. Refunds will not be granted to patrons who fail to wear a mask, fail the health assessment, or have a fever and are refused admission.
Wednesday, February 24 – Opening Night, doors open at 6:00pm and films will run from 7:00-9:00pm, followed by a Q & A with filmmakers and a filmmaker’s networking/social event.
Thursday, February 25 – Student Filmmaker’s Night, doors open at 6:00pm and films will run from 7:00-9:00pm, followed by a Q & A with filmmakers and a student filmmaker’s networking/social event.
Friday, February 26 – Local Filmmaker’s Night, doors open at 6:00pm and films will run from 7:00-9:00pm, followed by a local filmmaker’s networking/social event.
Saturday, February 27 – Comedy, Animation, Music Videos, LGBTQ, Drama, and Horror, doors open at 10:00am and films will run from 11:00am-8:30pm, followed by a filmmaker’s networking/social event. From 11:00am-130pm we will have Program 1 (Comedy + Animation), 2:30-5:00pm Program 2 (Comedy + Music Video), 3:00-5:00 Short. Sweet. + (LGBTQ + Discussion) and 6:00-8:30pm Program 3 (Horror + Drama).
The 2021 Awards Ceremony will be at 8:30pm following the Horror Block.
Sunday, February 28, – Local Filmmaker’s Matinee, Documentary, and the Award Winners doors open at 10:00am and films will run from 11:00am-8:30pm. From 11:00am-1:30pm we will have Program 1 (Local) then from 2:30-5:00pm Program 2 (Local + Documentary) and lastly we will have Program 3 from 6:00-8:30pm (Award winning films from this year and the past 10 years!).
Food and drinks will be available to purchase at the concession stand right outside the entrance to the Alex Theater. A full bar and restaurant is a few feet away from the entrance to the theater.