The Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and the Arts will host the three-day Apalachicola Film Festival in the upstairs gallery beginning Thursday, April 25.
The first evening will feature a Student Showcase of short films on Thursday, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.
The films were created by high school students from the Franklin County High School, as well as Florida State University and Savannah College of Art and Design college-level films.
Students in the Franklin County high school creative photography class submitted short films to be reviewed for festival. FCS students whose films were selected for the festival are Patricia Obezo, Lauren Conway, Shasta Whitnauer, Alexis Wheetley, Rebecca Shiver, Chelsie Woods, Brianna Cooper, Alexis Britcher, and Raymiona West.
On Friday, April 26, the Fly Fishing Film Tour will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
The 13-year running film tour is a collection of short films from around the world with an emphasis on the people, places, and fisheries that help make up the vast world of fly fishing. Tickets can be purchased at the HCA or at Forgotten Coast Fly Company, 123 Commerce St, Apalachicola.
On Saturday, April 27, the evening, beginning at 7 p.m., will feature a showing of the Oscar-winning film “The Accountant," and will serve as a fundraiser for Bring Me a Book Franklin and the HCA.
The evening will feature special guest actor Eddie King, who appeared in the 2001 Oscar-winning Best Live Action Short “The Accountant.” Sip champagne, dine on delectable delights and enjoy conversations with a Hollywood star. This will be a fun opportunity to dress up and support a few of our local non-profit organizations.
Tickets for this elegant evening are $65.
All events are limited seating so get your tickets now. Tickets also can be purchased at www.apalachicolahca.com