High Arts Film Festival

High Arts Film Festival

Running Time: 45 minutes

This film had its final screening at The Nightlight on October 7, 2017.

Coming to the Nightlight Cinema this September! Experience the best of local independent short film from talented individuals in and around the local community!

The High Arts Festival is a 23-day festival celebrating local artists of multidisciplinary art forms. The event invites visual artists, musicians and filmmakers to showcase their craft among their peers and public in downtown Akron venues.

View all 22 film entries at The Nightlight for free during one of the show times listed below. Films will also be viewable on the free, High Arts Festival App, available on the Google Play Store/iTunes Store in September. Through the app, you can register, explore all of the entries and vote on your favorites.

Film prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Grand Prize ($5,000), Fiction Runner Up ($1,000), Non-Fiction Runner Up ($1,000) and Juried ($1,000). The Film Grand Prize winner will also receive the honor of showing their film during a showcase party at The Nightlight in October or November.