Here are the films to be screened at this year’s Reedy Reels Film Festival in Greenville, SC

Piedmont Natural Gas Presents Reedy Reels: The Greenville Festival will feature nearly 60 screenings Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19.

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Are you ready for this year’s festival? | Image via Reedy Reels Film Festival

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59. That’s how many films have been selected to be screened at the eighth annual Reedy Reels Film Festival, presented by Piedmont Natural Gas. This year’s festival received a record 143 submissions.

Exterior view of the South Carolina Children's Theatre

This year’s festival takes place at the SC Children’s Museum. | Image via SC New Play Festival

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The festival

Running Friday, Feb.17-Sunday, Feb. 19 at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre (153 Augusta St.), the festival will showcase screenings of short films, documentaries, and features in a variety of genres and styles.

In addition to the screenings, the festival will host filmmakers on site for post-screening Q+A sessions. Other festival events throughout the weekend include a Friday night reception, Saturday happy hour, and a Sunday awards ceremony reception stay tuned for a formal schedule.

The films

This year’s films will be shown in multiple sessions, including one dedicated to student films and one dedicated to films made through Indie Grants, an SC-based program that provides production grants for narrative short film projects — some of which have been filmed in the Upstate.

Here’s a breakdown of screenings per day:

Movie poster for film, "Dreaming of a Better Place."

“Dreaming of a Better Place.” | Image via Complete PR

🎥 Friday, Feb. 17

7:20-9:40 p.m.

  • “1st Memory”
  • “The Gift”
  • “Dreaming of a Better Place”
  • “The Gospel of Ted”
Movie poster for film, "Forgive Me, Father"

“Forgive Me, Father” | Image via Complete PR

🎥 Saturday, Feb. 18

10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Student films)

  • “Curtain Call”
  • “Owe Joe”
  • “Field of Crosses”
  • “Death of an Industry”
  • “The Pirate”
  • “Malignant”
  • “What the Fur?”
  • “Assisted Living”

1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • “Ode to Consent”
  • “MOLLIE”
  • “Anger Hole”
  • “The Sound of Your Voice”
  • “The Fall from Grace”
  • “The Unlocking”
  • “Stanley’s Mistake”
  • “The Star Who Fell to Earth”
  • “Mountain Top”

5:30-7 p.m.

  • “I Am We”
  • “All for Naught”

7:30-9:40 p.m.

  • “Birthday Boy”
  • “Got Your Back”
  • “Greg”
  • “The Tale of Captain Fortyhands”
  • “The Devil in the Sky”
  • “Anirudh”
  • “UpRooted”
  • “Roshni”
  • “Forgive Me Father”
Movie poster for film, "Greg" | Image via Complete PR

🎥 Sunday, Feb. 19

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • “The Aviary”
  • “Wild Card”
  • “They Won’t Die Twice”
  • “The Ensuing”
  • “Die Konfrontation”
  • “No Chance”

1-3 p.m.

  • “Unspoken”
  • “Pre-Existing Freedom”

3:30-5:30 p.m. (Indie Grants session)

  • “The Wages of Sin”
  • “The Obscure Charm of Loss”
  • “The Manager Position”
  • “Day Pass”
  • “Talk Back”

6-8 p.m.

  • “Everybody Don’t Electric Slide”
  • “Riley”
  • “Interview with Ian”
  • “Dearest Darling Jeannie”
  • “The Rowdy & the Righteous”
  • “Plain Sight”
  • “Upload”
  • “Erthel”
  • “Justice for Vanessa”
  • “Exhausted”
  • “Hope”
  • “Upload”

8:15-9:05 p.m.

  • “The Birthday Butterfly”
  • “The World’s Worst Porn Film”

The passes

Festival-goers can purchase tickets to individual screening sessions ($12) or have four weekend pass options:

  • Entire Weekend VIP Screening and Party Pass | $90
  • Friday Pass (reception plus film screening) | $40
  • Saturday Full Day Pass (all sessions and party) | $40
  • Sunday Full Day Pass (screenings, awards ceremony, and reception) | $40

Learn more about Reedy Reels Film Festival and how you can become a volunteer or festival sponsor.

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