Jan. 19-22: St. Augustine Film Festival features more than 30 indie films

This photo shows the opening night of the 2015 Saint Augustine Film Festival. The 2017 event is set for Jan. 19-22 in downtown St. Augustine. Contributed image

The 7th Annual Saint Augustine Film Festival will run January 20-22, featuring more than 30 films created by filmmakers around the world, show on screens at Flagler College and at Corazon Cinema & Cafe, both in downtown St. Augustine.

A preview night is Jan. 19 for All Access Pass Holders. Special events and parties are also part of the event …

  • Friday, Jan. 20 — DRINKS & HORS D’OEUVERES at 6 p.m. Lightner Museum — A great way to kick off the Festival.  Light hors d’oeuvres, Stella Artois provided by Burkhardt: Sales & Service and wine by Southern Wines & Spirits along with a selection of soft drinks.  A special treat, the film OCEAN, will play in the background.  The film has no dialogue, just sounds of the ocean.  Filmed entirely in the South China Sea.  Sponsored by The All American Air Charitable Foundation.  Tickets are $20
  • Friday, Jan. 20 — OPENING NIGHT PARTY at 8:45 p.m. in the Lightner Museum Ballroom — Changing tradtion a bit, our party will be concentrated in the stunning 3rd floor ballroom of The Lightner.  Soft acoustical music in the background, heavy hors d’oeuvres, plus Stella Artois, Wine and Soft Drinks.  Tickets are $45
  • Saturday, Jan. 21 — THE CENTERPIECE PARTY at 8 p.m. in The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens — Just a two minute walk from Lewis Auditorium (less from The Corazon), is the old Dow Historic Houses, built between 1790 and 1910…and now stunningly restored into The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens.  Join Us for Heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and bluegrass music in the Courtyard. Get a sneak preview of this beautiful new Inn prior to its official opening! Tickets are $35
  • Sunday, Jan. 22 — THE WRAP PARTY at 6:30 p.m. in the Solarium at Flagler College — The final event is always one of the best …The Wrap Party! Join Us for the indoor party in the Solarium with two outdoor decks overlooking the Nights of Lights.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres, plus Stella Artois, Wine, Soft Drinks and light background music.  Sponsored by The Kenneth and Shirley Walker Charitable Fund, through the Community Foundation of Richmond, Virginia​.

Go to www.staugfilmfest.com to purchase tickets and for more details. The film list and schedule is below.

2017 FILM SCHEDULE

  • LA = Lewis Auditorium (Flager College)
  • GK = Gamache-Koger Theater (Flager College)
  • C1 = Corazon #1 Room (Corazon Cinema & Cafe)
  • C2 = Corazon #2 Room (Corazon Cinema & Cafe)
  • C3 = Corazon #3 Room (Corazon Cinema & Cafe)
  • VR = Virginia Room (Flager College)

Thursday, January 19

10:00  A WING & A PRAYER…C3

10:30  A HELL OF A MESS C2

11:15  LORO CHI? C1

1:00  CALIFORNIA C2

1:30  ONE WILD MOMENT C1

2:00  FAMILY FILM C3

3:15  LE CONFESSIONI C2

4:00  KIKI, LOVE TO LOVE C1

4:15  MIRAGE D’AMOUR C3

7:00  HUMAN VR(FREE!)

Friday, January 20

11:00  CAPRICE C1

11:15  A HELL OF A MESS C2

11:30  tbd

1:15   tbd

1:30  FAMILY FILM C1

1:45  OUR MOTHER C2

3:30  THE GREAT WALK C3

3:45  LE CONFESSIONI C1

4:00   A ROYAL NIGHT OUT C2

6:00  Opening Drinks & hors d’oeuvres 

7:00  TWO LOTTERY TICKETS LA

7:15  tbd

7:30  WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG C1

7:45  WOMEN WHO KILL C3

8:00  EL SONADOR GK

8:30  Opening Night Party – Lightner

9:00  ONE WILD MOMENT LA

Saturday, January 21

10:00  Meet at Lewis for The Great Walk – Walk!

11:15  DEMIMONDE LA

11:30  A ROYAL NIGHT OUT C2

11:45  FAMILY FILM C1

12:15  DATUNA: Portrait of America C3

12:45  LE CONFESSIONI GK

1:30   THE SCENT OF MANDARIN LA

2:00  FSU Shorts C3

2:15  IN GREED WE TRUST C1

3:45  KLANDESTINE MAN LA

3:45  DREAMLAND  C3

4:45  LORO CHI C1

5:30  BORN TO DANCE C3

6:00  MIRAGE D’AMOUR LA

7:00  MIMOSAS C1

7:30  FunkyTown Electric Zumba in front of Lewis (Free…Join In!)

7:30  FunkyTown C2

7:45  EL SONADOR C3

7:50  Centerpiece Party – The Collector

8:30  KIKI, LOVE TO LOVE LA

8:30  WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG C2

8:30  DREAMLAND GK

Sunday, January 22

11:15  BULGARIAN RHAPSODY LA

12:15  IN GREED WE TRUST C3

12:30  MIMOSAS C2

12:45 THE SCENT OF MANDARIN C1

1:00  FOSTER SHOCK GK

1:30  A WING & A PRAYER  LA

2:30  CAPRICE C2

2:30  DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS GK

2:45  TOMORROW EVER AFTER LA

2:45  OUR MOTHER C3

3:15  CALIFORNIA C1

5:00  UNA NOCHE DE AMOR LA

5:15  DEMIMONDE C2

5:30  BULGARIAN RHAPSODY C1

5:45  WOMEN WHO KILL – C3

6:00  TWO LOTTERY TICKETS GK

6:15  tbd

6:30  tbd

6:45  Closing Night Party – Solarium

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