West Chester International Short Film Festival

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at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, West Chester PA

Apr 26 - 28
West Chester International Short Film Festival

Join us for the FIFTEENTH Annual International Short Film Festival in the heart of one of the BEST SMALL TOWNS in America!

Our festival presents short films that are 30 minutes or less from around the world. During the weekend, we will show over 60 films during our West Chester Film Festival, our West Chester Family Film Festival, and our West Chester Young Filmmaker Film Festival.

Our festival launches Friday with our Opening Night Party. Films will be shown at location around West Chester. West Chester Film Festival holds informative and free filmmaker workshops on Saturday, April 27. On Saturday, we also host

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ADMISSION INFO

Ticket prices:

Opening Night Party $25.  Ticket incudes food, bar, and a pass to one of the 7:00 film block!
$10 per 2 hour block of films.
$7 with Senior Citizen or valid Student I.D.
Youth Filmmaker block is $5.

All Festival Pass for $115. This lets you get into all festival events.  Early Bird Special!  All Festival Pass is only $99 though March 31st!

All Film Block Pass for $60.  This lets you into as many film blocks as your little heart desires.

 

 

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Main Festival Film Screenings will be held at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center (Knauer).

Visit Website for full schedule of screenings, times and locations.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Full map and directions

PARKING INFO

The closest public parking for the Knauer Performing Arts Center  is the Chestnut Street Garage at 14 East Chestnut Street.
Two-hour parking is available in the short term parking area on the ground floor. Pay at the lower level kiosk and display your ticket on your car’s dashboard.

Upper Level Garage hours and rates are posted: you receive a parking stub when you enter, and pay when you leave. Many business and restaurants validate your garage ticket with purchase, so take it with you.

  • Metered parking is available on-street and in several parking lots. Meters take quarters and/or credit cards, 10-minutes for each quarter up to three-hours (or longer at the parking lot at Chestnut & Church Streets). Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday and beginning at 5pm on Saturday. Once the time on the meter has expired, parked cars are subject to a parking ticket. Parking on Sunday is free.
  • Parking in the Justice Center Parking Garage is free after 5pm Friday through Sunday.
  • There is free street parking on several area streets; please read all signs.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building.

Alternative parking information can be found at the West Chester Business Improvement District’s website.  There is plenty of metered parking on the streets surrounding the Knauer Performing Arts Center.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has an outdoor lift on the South side of the building and a patron elevator that reaches all three floors of the building and handicapped seating.

 

Thank You to ALL of our Sponsors!

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