Indie Memphis Film Festival - Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

2014 Festival Awards and IndieGrant recipients announced! 

"Indie Memphis is a fantastic, well-curated festival blessed with hometown strengths -- the city's special cultural and political history as well as its great food -- that other fests can only dream about."

- Scott Macaulay, Editor-in-Chief of Filmmaker magazine


In the News

Mark Richens' Night Notes: North Mississippi Allstars 'World Boogie Is Coming' at Indie Memphis - Mark Richens, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 4, 2014)

Chris Herrington's Morning Riff: ‘Heathers,' ‘Hoop Dreams' at Indie Memphis - Chris Herrington, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 3, 2014)

Indie Memphis Awards Cap Exciting Weekend Of Film - Chris McCoy, Memphis Flyer (Nov. 3, 2014)

Indie Memphis Award Winners, Encore Screenings Announced - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 2, 2014) 

Indie Memphis Film Fest gets down to business - Greg Akers, Memphis Business Journal (Oct. 31, 2014)

The Soundtrack to Indie Memphis - JD Reager, Memphis Flyer (Oct. 30, 2014)

Indie Memphis Film Festival 2014: The 17th annual cinema celebration combines cinema classics with the 'Shock of the New' - Chris McCoy, Memphis Flyer (Oct. 30, 2014) 

Indie Memphis Daily: Sunday Viewer's Guide John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 30, 2014) 

Indie Memphis Daily: Saturday Viewer's Guide John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 30, 2014) 

Indie Memphis Daily: Friday Viewer's GuideJohn Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 30, 2014) 

Indie Memphis Daily: Thursday Viewer's Guide - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 30, 2014) 

Movie Review: Rory Culkin is no angel in intense ‘Gabriel' at Indie MemphisJohn Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 27, 2014) 

‘Hoop Dreams,' ‘Heathers,' fest favorites and Oscar hopefuls highlight Indie Memphis slate - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 2, 2014)


We won! Thanks to everyone who voted for Indie Memphis in the First Tennessee Foundation's 150 Days of Giving -- and an even bigger thanks to the First Tennessee Foundation for giving away $5,000 to 150 non-profits, including us :) 


Last year's festival in the news: 

Indie Memphis Prizes Unheralded Indies in 16th Edition - Brandon Harris, Filmmaker Magazine (Nov. 10, 2013) 

'Short Term 12' - A Review: To Live a Life Not Knowing What a Normal Life's Like - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 8, 2013)

'Short Term 12,' 'It Felt Like Love' Among Indie Memphis Award Winners - Sarah Salovaara, IndieWire (Nov. 4, 2013)  

Indie Memphis film fest is a wrap, with some local filmmakers grabbing awards - Chris Herrington, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 4, 2013)

Indie Memphis: Sunday - Greg Akers, The Memphis Flyer  (Nov. 3, 2013) 

Indie Memphis: Saturday - Greg Akers, The Memphis Flyer (Nov. 1, 2013) 

Indie Memphis: Friday - Greg Akers, The Memphis Flyer (Nov. 1, 2013)

Sixteenth Indie Memphis film fest showcases an evolving vanguard of new filmmakers - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal  (Nov. 1, 2013) 

Indie Memphis Spotlight: What I Love About 'What I Love About Concrete' - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Nov. 1, 2013) 

Meanwhile At Indie Memphis: This year’s film fest is the biggest, baddest, Indie-est Memphis-est one yet - The Memphis Flyer (Oct. 31, 2013)

Indie Memphis: Thursday - Greg Akers, The Memphis Flyer (Oct. 31, 2013) 

H4: Head that Wears a Crown - Chris Davis, The Memphis Flyer (Oct. 31, 2013) 

Grifters Reunion: Music documentary reunites Memphis’ Grifters - J.D. Reager, The Memphis Flyer  (Oct. 31, 2013)

Stones on Film: Lost doc shows Rolling Stones at '65 peak - Bob Mehr, The Commercial Appeal  (Oct. 31, 2013)

Hi Style: Soul great Teenie Hodges is subject of intimate Indie Memphis doc - Bob Mehr, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 31, 2013)

Local music films at Indie Memphis - Bob Mehr, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 31, 2013)

Indie Memphis Highlights - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal (Oct. 31, 2013) 

Indie Memphis Review: 'Escape From Tomorrow' - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal  (Oct. 24, 2013)

Indie Memphis Opening Night Lineup - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal  (Oct. 24, 2013) 

 Indie Memphis Fest announces strong movie lineup - John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal  (Oct. 3, 2013)



MovieMaker calls Indie Memphis "one of the coolest film festivals around" in their Winter 2014 issue.

MovieMaker calls Indie Memphis "one of the coolest film festivals around" in their Winter 2014 issue.


Indie Memphis is an ArtsMemphis supported 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a silver-level GuideStar Exchange participant. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. 

Indie Memphis is an ArtsMemphis supported 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a silver-level GuideStar Exchange participant. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. 


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