Opening Night Gala
Director's Spotlight Screening
This kickoff event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a networking gala including a sweet and savory appetizer spread catered by local chefs. At 7:30 pm, we transition to the opera house auditorium for a screening of the festival’s first feature-length film. A Q & A session with the director will follow the film. The evening will conclude with a presentation of the Inaugural Director’s Spotlight Award to our surprise honoree.