The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance at Missouri Western State University presents the Outlaw Film Festival, including the 48 Hour Film Fest Screening, Nov. 2-4 at the Potter Hall Theater on the Missouri Western campus and at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Avenue in St. Joseph.

The events begin Thursday evening, Nov. 2, with the Young Filmmaker Showcase from 5 to 7 p.m. and the 48 Hour Film Festival starting at 7:30 p.m., both in Potter Hall. The Young Filmmaker Showcase will feature eight short films submitted by high school students or 2017 graduates. The 48 Hour screening will feature films completely written, shot, edited and submitted with a 48-hour time frame. The Thursday evening screenings are free and open to the public. For all other festival activities, tickets are $10 for a day pass, $15 for an all-festival pass, or $5 for the awards ceremony.

The Outlaw Film Festival will continue with film screenings in the Potter Hall Theater from 1:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 and from noon to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Films will also be screened at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 2:30 Saturday.

The festival will also include artist talks by film producer Jason Hudson on “Making Interactive Movies” at 7 p.m. Friday at Potter Hall and at 4 p.m. Saturday at Albrecht-Kemper.

The Festival Awards Ceremony will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Albrecht-Kemper.

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