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The 3 Rivers Film Festival is a combined effort between Cinema Center and PBS39 to highlight and celebrate the visual arts - specifically local amateur talent working with film and video.



This event is free, with no submission fees and no entrace cost to the screenings. It is an official part of Fort Wayne's Three Rivers Festival.


                         Thanks to all that submitted and saw the 4th annual 3 Rivers Film Festival!

52 video projects in total were submitted, double what we’ve seen in past years! We're gratefull to all of those who entered. To keep the Festival within the targeted 90 min total time, 16 films were selected for the public screenings on July 16th and 20th.  In no particular order, they are;

Film Title                                                         Submitted by:

Kerplunk                                                          Jennifer McKibben

Where the River Goes                                    Anthony Frederick

Live It Up                                                         Kelly Lynch

Wildlife for Sale                                               Sarah Jones

Unreasonable Doubt                                      Zachary McIntyre

The Stick/The Socks/The Spider                  Daniel Hart

Travel Refreshed                                            Kelly Lynch

Chances                                                         Nichole Root

Rattlesnake Man                                            Gretchen Meinzen

Dealing with Death                                         Justin Sims

Beauty and Betrayal                                       Danielle Wright

Ice Beast                                                         Gretchen Meinzen

Henry Williams and the Maneto Egg            Joe Griebel

The Bridge                                                      Ellen Cornwell

Opun for Business                                          Rigel Jaquish

Slender                                                            Jacob Hosler


Some of these films were then broadcast on PBS39 on Sunday July 20th at 7pm.



Keep those creative ideas and short films going! We'll be taking submissions soon for the next 3 Rivers Film Festival, with a deadline in June 2015. Tell your friends, support local creatives and Cinema Center, and we'll see you next year.


Sponsored by 3 Rivers Federal Credit Union.