Arts & Entertainment

Tri-Cities International Film Festival planned over 2 weekends

The 2015 Tri-Cities International Film Festival opens Oct. 10 in Walla Walla and continues Oct. 16-48 in Richland.

Feature and short, Indie-award sinning films will run from 2 to 10 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Olin Theatre at Whitman College.

The following are scheduled at the Uptown Theatre in Richland, unless noted otherwise:

▪ 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16: Screening of sci-fi shorts and feature films.

▪ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17: Sci-fi authors William F. Nolan James Glass, and Sunni and Jason Brock hold a writer’s workshop.

▪ 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 17: Filmmaker’s workshop featuring Seattle-based Kelly Hughes, Wade Chitwood and producer Jeff Beauvoir.

▪ 2 p.m. Oct. 17: Screening of indie, documentaries, science fiction and fantasy films.

▪ 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 17: Screening of international horror film shorts.

▪ 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17: Screening of B-movie of new sci-fi films with 1950s look at the Richland Community Center.

▪ Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 18: Short fan films at the Richland Public Library.

▪ 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18: Animation and sci-fi and fantasy shorts at Richland Community Center.

The festival also includes the 72-hour Film Challenge, in which writing, shooting and editing of a film is completed in 72 hours.

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