BEST OF YESFEST – TONIGHT AND TOMORROW!

Don’t forget YESfest Fans – BEST OF YESFEST starts TONIGHT! If you missed them over the weekend, it’s a great chance to see the award-winning films. The schedule is below…

WEDNESDAY

6:01 – EMPIRE OF DIRT (Jury Award – Best Narrative) and CAS & DYLAN (Audience Award) $7 per person for both films

6:30 – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT (Jury Award – Best Short) and I AM BIG BIRD (Jury Award – Best Documentary) $7 per person for both films

 

THURSDAY

6:01 – EMPIRE OF DIRT (Jury Award – Best Narrative) and CAS & DYLAN (Audience Award) $7 per person for both films

6:30 – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT (Jury Award – Best Short) and I AM BIG BIRD (Jury Award – Best Documentary) $7 per person for both films

Please join us!

AND THE ENVELOPE PLEASE… THE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER IS…

CAS & DYLAN!

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Thanks to Audience Members, CAS & DYLAN will receive a cash prize of $500!

Did you not have a chance to see some of our Jury Award Winning Films or CAS & DYLAN? Don’t worry! We are showing THE BEST OF YESFEST on Wednesday and Thursday nights! Schedule below…

WEDNESDAY

6:01 – EMPIRE OF DIRT (Jury Award – Best Narrative) and CAS & DYLAN (Audience Award)

6:30 – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT (Jury Award – Best Short) and I AM BIG BIRD (Jury Award – Best Narrative)

 

THURSDAY

6:01 – EMPIRE OF DIRT (Jury Award – Best Narrative) and CAS & DYLAN (Audience Award)

6:30 – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT (Jury Award – Best Short) and I AM BIG BIRD (Jury Award – Best Narrative)

Admission both nights is $7 per person. Please join us!

THANK YOU!!!

What a great festival this past weekend! Many thanks to our fabulous guests, the talented and inspiring filmmakers and stars AND to our sponsors who helped make it all possible!

The Audience Award will be announced shortly! Don’t forget there are still opportunities to see the BEST OF YES this Wednesday and Thursday nights! (See the blog posting later this morning with times…)

See you in 2015!

SUNDAY’S SCHEDULE AT YESFEST!

Thanks everyone who attended yesterday’s films at YESfest! Fun day – great films – and very interesting and entertaining Q&A sessions with Rob Underhill, Stephen Newton and the cast and crew of DANDELION DREAMS! (Thanks All!)

So – TODAY! Below is the schedule! We hope to see you all day buzzing from one theater to the next. Don’t forget – you can grab lunch and dinner at the Cinema Café and enjoy beer, wine and concessions.

1:00  AL HELM: MARTIN LUTHER KING IN PALESTINE

1:15  BRONX OBAMA (Q&A following with Director Ryan Murdock)

3:15  TALES OF LIFE AND LOVE (7 Shorts*) (Q&A following with cast and crew from DANDELION DREAMS)

3:30  CAS AND DYLAN

5:30  EMPIRE OF DIRT (Q&A following with Jennifer Podemski, one of the stars of the film)

6:00  TO BE TAKEI

We look forward to seeing you at the movies!

DAY ONE IS HERE!

Day one of what is going to be a GREAT festival! Come on down and join us at YES Cinema for the start of a film-filled weekend! Below is today’s schedule:

12:30 TO BE TAKEI

12:45 I AM BIG BIRD

2:30   TALES OF LIFE AND LOVE – 7 Shorts (Q&A following with cast and crew from DANDELION DREAMS)

3:00   BRAVE MISS WORLD

5:00   OUTCASTS (Q&A following with Director Stephen Newton)

5:15   CAS & DYLAN

7:00   CAMERAMAN and THE CARRINGTON EVENT (Q&A following with Director Rob Underhill)

7:15   WRENCHED

Don’t forget – Cinema Café will be open tonight with yummy treats and we will be serving beer and wine, along with YES’ regular concessions all day long!

See you at the movies!

ONE DAY AWAY!!! Where should you park?

Hello Film Lovers! We are just one day away from YESfest 2014! It’s going to be a perfect weekend to head downtown and enjoy these amazing films.

 

If you are wondering where to park, here are some recommendations…

On the street – public parking is available on Jackson and 4th Streets.

Parking garages – Two public parking garages are on each side of YES, one at 4th and Jackson and one at 3rd and Jackson

 

Keep coming back for more details today and tomorrow!

HALLOWEEN WELCOMES GHOSTS, GOBLINS AND FILMMAKERS!

Filmmakers have started rolling in to town for YESfest this weekend! Did you see the festival is listed as Jenny Elig’s #1 pick for this weekend in The Republic’s GO Guide? She’s right! It’s the place to be! And reasonable prices – only $7 per film or grab the bargain and get the All-Access Pass for $35!

Join us for great films with great filmmakers… and HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook!

If you haven’t started following us on Facebook yet, do it now! Then you can send pictures of yourself at the festival this weekend, share about what’s happening and like, like, like! We know you are going to want to! And please thank our Social Media Coordinator, Ann, for doing such a great job!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/YES-Film-Festival/373483236140237?ref=hl

A Gift from YESfest – an extra hour!

Are you worried you won’t have enough time to squeeze in all of the films this weekend at YESfest? Well, let us give you an extra hour! That’s right – Saturday night we “fall back” with Daylight Savings Time! So – stay out a little later with us Saturday night because you get an extra hour of sleep!

If you need a pillow to rest your head on, there are still opportunities to book a hotel room – but you better do it quick! Call Hotel Indigo at (812) 375-9100! They are just steps from YES Cinema’s doors!

Two Days Away!!!

Only two more days until YESfest! What you need to remember…

THE SCHEDULE – click on the 2014 schedule and plan your weekend!

Q&A’s – don’t miss out on the question and answer sessions! Check the schedule and plan to be there. It’s always a great treat to hear from the filmmakers and stars in the films.

WE WILL FEED YOU TOO! Cinema Café will be open for dinner on Saturday and lunch and dinner on Sunday. Several yummy meals – and dessert – yes, the infamous grilled donuts! We will also have beer, wine and concessions available for purchase. YES’ popcorn is legendary you know!

VOTING! The Jury isn’t the only one to hand out awards. You will have a chance to vote for the Audience Award so don’t forget to fill out those ballots!

JUST BE THERE! We can’t wait to see you at the movies!