Indie Memphis named one of "25 Coolest Film Festivals"

MovieMaker Magazine, Summer 2009

The new issue of MovieMaker Magazine, has named Indie Memphis as one of the world's "25 Coolest Film Festivals."

MovieMaker reported it compiled its list "with the help of hundreds of independent moviemakers, festival directors and fest attendees. We scoured the world to identify more than two dozen fests that are creating a truly unique film festival experience."

The magazine says that the twenty-five film festivals on the list take us "beyond the expected, captures the zeitgeist and changes the way we view the films that come along for us afterward."

In addition to Indie Memphis, the list includes South By Southwest in Austin, Roger Ebert's Film Festival in Chicago, the Ann Arbor Film Festival in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland, as well as the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in Birmingham, Alabama, which was co-founded by Indie Memphis executive director, Erik Jambor.

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This 12th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival is scheduled for October 8 - 15, at Malco Theatres' Studio on the Square.