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Sycamore Film Festival
2011 Featured Events

Featured artist of the festival, Jeff Struthers, will have his photography displayed throughout the entire festival at the Stratford Inn and the State Street Theatre.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

  • 6:30 p.m.
    Sycamore Documentary Premiere at the Sycamore State Theater
  • 8:30 p.m.
    Back Country Roads opening concert for the Sycamore Film Festival

Friday, September 23, 2011

  • 8:15 a.m.
    Sycamore Film Festival begins with Student Films at the Sycamore High School
  • 12:30 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
    Films shown at the theater
  • 9:00 p.m.
    The Fleshtones perform at Blumen Gardens

Saturday, September 24, 2011

  • 11:00 a.m. - Noon
    Panel on documentary filmmaking especially in regard to humanitarian projects. Scheduled to appear: Christopher Grimes, Michael Caplan, Susan Hope Engel, Michael McMillan, Laura Vazquez.
    Location: Stratford Inn
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Panel on Literature, topics in particular will cover crime fiction, biography, non-fiction, and journalism. Scheduled to appear: Dee Coover, Dirk Johnson, Joe Bonomo.
    Location: Stratford Inn
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Panel on Photography. Scheduled to appear: Ken Ross and Jeff Struthers
    Location: Stratford Inn
  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    Panel on writing/directing/producing/acting for film. Scheduled to appear: Mark Medoff, Barbara Turner, Ron Lazzeretti, Marsie Wallach, John Otterbacher, Mina Badie
    Location: Stratford Inn
  • 11:30 a.m. - 10:15 p.m.
    Films shown at the theater
  • 4:00 p.m.
    Festival Award Ceremony at the Stratford Inn
  • 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
    To celebrate the iconic Nintendo character's birthday, a Donkey Kong Contest will be held at the MVP block party on California Street. Highest scorer on Donkey Kong's arcade game will win a prize. Donkey Kong Contest
  • 4:00 - 11:00 p.m.
    MVP's to host SFF Saturday Finale Bash Block Party! Located on California Street between Elm and State Streets. Lots of entertainment and music! Bands performing include: Relativity, The Kishwaukee River Band, Menagerie & The Lizzi Neal Band

Sunday, September 25, 2011

  • 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Films shown at the theater