Kid’s Day at the Phoenix Film Festival

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PHOENIX (March 22, 2017)- Saturday is Kids Day, at the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. Kids Day will be taking place on Saturday, April 8th beginning at 9am and continue until 2pm.

Kids’ Day at the Phoenix Film Festival give children of all ages the chance to learn about the art of film.  Younger-festival patrons can color a movie poster also participate in a craft and story time event.  Older film fans can try their craft at acting, editing, and creating their own short films.  And everyone can feel like a Hollywood star when they get their picture taken on the red carpet and get transported into their favorite movie via a green screen, and spark their creativity as they explore books as movies.

The best part of Kids’ Day? Kids will receive a flash drive so they can take home their creations!

These age-appropriate stations allow kids to explore the filmmaking process from beginning to end, and every part in between!

Kids Day is presented by Steele Foundation, IFP Phoenix, Bookmans, University of Advancing Technology, Phoenix Public Library, and Valley Youth Theatre.

The 17th Annual Phoenix Film Festival occurs this year from Thursday, April 6th to Thursday, April 13th. Continually breaking attendance records since its inception, last year’s festival saw over

25,000 attendees and there are hopes to pull in even more film enthusiasts this year.  The week-long Festival will be held once again at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre located at 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054.

For movie lovers, this is an event that is not to be missed. Tickets and passes are on sale now and available through the Phoenix Film Festival website Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phoenix Film Festival Ticket Center next to the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre. Tickets range in price from $13 for a single screening to $300 for a platinum pass.   For more information call 602-955-6444 or visit

About Shari K. Green

Shari became fascinated by films when at the age of seven she saw a movie being made in front of her house. As a teenager she immersed herself in the culture of film working on stage and then became a cinephile, working in a video store. Since then she expanded into film criticism writing for the last eight years and she has now written, directed and produced several short films and is currently working on a feature film project with her production company, Good Stew Productions, which she created with a few of her friends. Her favorite movies are “The Big Chill” and “Lonely Boy” and she enjoys watching Woody Allen films above all others.

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