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The 18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival
August 26-28

Sidewalk Film Festival is produced by the Alabama Moving Image Association, a federally recognized 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, encourage and support filmgoers, the city of Birmingham and the filmmaking community. In addition to hosting the annual film festival, we host monthly networking and educational events, a monthly documentary series, short film and screenwriting competitions, manage a youth board and a variety of other year-round programs. 

Tickets sales to our events cover approximately 1/3 of our annual operating cash budget, so we depend on corporate sponsors, grant-making organizations and individuals like you to survive. if you’d like to know more about supporting Sidewalk, please contact us at sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com.

Using Sched.org as our primary scheduling tool, we are happy to offer four different ways to view this year’s lineup. By hovering your cursor over the "Schedule" tab below, you can take your pick of a Simple, Expanded, Grid, or By Venue view. 

This schedule is subject to change.
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Saturday, August 27 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday Shorts: Girl Power LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

From comedy to drama to quirky escapades, women can have it all.

Hummingbird & Crane
Director: Veronica Rodriguez
Run Time: 14
USA
An underdog in the World Series of Youth Birding finds herself faced with the challenge of her bird-calling lifetime.

People Are Becoming Clouds
Director: Marc Katz
Run Time: 15
USA
We follow John and Eleanor, a married couple who are faced with a problem: Eleanor keeps on turning into a cloud. The couple visits Weather and Relationship Specialist Dr. Corduroy, hoping to resolve unusual situation.

Susie Sunshine
Director: Chelsea O'Connor
Rune Time: 18
USA
In an alternate world, Martin Energy dominates the energy market by harnessing women's emotional intelligence and strength to generate resources. When one of their "Sunshine Makers" accidentally creates electricity, the balances of this imposed order start to unravel.

Dogsbody
Director: Josh Crockett
Rune Time: 8
USA
The job hunt takes a strange turn for Renáe when she visits the home of a wealthy potential employer.

Dealing with Dana
Director: Nigel DeFriez
Rune Time: 16
USA
On a sinful getaway gone sour, a lonely vixen goes ignored while her gay best friend gets some.

Video
Director: Randy Yang
Rune Time: 15
USA
A woman's racist remark is captured on video by two teenage black girls.

The Mink Catcher
Director: Samantha Buck
Run Time: 13
USA
On the night of November 21, 1980, the women of Dallas, Texas, wait for the reveal of JR Ewing's killer on the hit TV show "Dallas." At a high-society viewing party, the newspaper gossip columnist meets the city's troubled new first lady, and must dig deep to unearth the gritty truths beneath the big hair, sparkling dress, and stunning mink coat.

Dog Bowl
Director: Gordy Hoffman
Run Time: 19
USA
After a distressed young woman steals the vest of a service dog, she becomes entangled in a surprising conspiracy.


Saturday August 27, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
ASFA: Black Box 1800 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203