Coming Soon! Home Grown Film Festival

Join us for three FREE movie nights in August featuring films by area filmmakers – including one by a SWIC employee!

Friday, August 6, at 7 p.m. – Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (outdoors)

Before the movie, families can enjoy art detective games and hands-on art activities!

Synopsis: Produced by Judee and Rich Sauget, of Gateway Grizzlies fame, 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.

Friday, August 13, at 7 p.m. – Free Dirt (outdoors)

Synopsis: To get off the couch and back into the good graces of his wife (and back into their bed), Jerry the cheapskate only has to do one simple thing – find some free dirt. By public information and marketing writer Jim Klenn.

Following the screening, St. Louis bands “Free Dirt” and “Tight Pants Syndrome” – whose music is featured in the film – will perform.

Friday, August 27, at 7 p.m. – Local Short Films (in the Art Center)

Selected short films by area filmmakers. SWIC filmmaking instructor Dan Cross selected the films.


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