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Ely Film Festival – 2020

March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Ely’s inaugural film festival takes place March 13-15, 2020 throughout the city. Celebrating Ely’s rich film history, this annual event will showcase the cinematic creations that were filmed here over the years. The film festival also gives attendees the chance to meet the directors and crew and engage in discussion about those films. Local and amateur directors are encouraged to submit their short film to be incorporated into the festival. Locations include the beautiful historic Ely Central Theater, The Postal Palace, and the Bristlecone Convention Center.
Friday March 13, 2020
Registration (Bristlecone Convention Center) 10:30am
Opening Lunch 12pm (Bristlecone Convention Center) 12:00pm
Panel Discussion: Running Down A Dream (Central Theater) 1:00pm
Panel Discussion: What it takes to be a location
Panel Discussion: How to get the shot
Cocktail Party (Art Bank) 4:00pm-6:00pm
Private Tour of Central Theater, First 100 VIP Only 5:00pm
Movie: The Great Darkened Days (Central Theater) 6:00pm
Director discussion to follow
Saturday March 14, 2020
Film Location Tour (NNRY) 10:00am
Registration (Panel Palace) 11:00am
Panel Discussion: Videography with Drones (Postal Palace) 1:00pm
Locally made short videos and commercials (Postal Palace)
High School Movie Awards (Postal Palace)
Cocktail Party (Postal Palace) 4:00pm-6:00pm
Movie: Reaptown by Dutch Marich (Central Theater) 6:00pm
Director discussion to follow
Sunday March 15, 2020
Train Excursion (Nevada Northern Railway) 9:30am
We invite all attendees to join us on a memorable train ride Sunday morning on the same historic steam train used in the films viewed during the festival. Additional cost for ticket. $10 Adult $5 Child
Tickets and Passes
Movie Pass $12
Daily All Access $30
Full Festival Access $50
“First 100” Supporter Pass $100


March 13, 2020
March 15, 2020
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Ely Nevada