This Tacoma film festival is Destiny

July 1, 2014 

The Destiny City Film Festival will be held at the Blue Mouse Theater in Tacoma July 31-Aug. 3.

COURTESY OF DESTINY CITY FILM FE

There’s a new film festival in Tacoma and it’s destiny. The Destiny City Film Festival to be exact.

Organizers announced today the film line-up for the event which runs July 31–August 3 at the historic Blue Mouse Theatre on Proctor Street. It includes 29 films, both local and international, filmmaker Q & As, and a storytelling event.

“Warren” kicks off the inaugural DCFF at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. It tells the story of an aimless twenty-something who reconnects with his ex-girlfriend and discovers the importance of following his own dream.

The festival will run all weekend and feature short film packages, documentaries including “DamNation” and “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story” and comedies like “Arlo and Julie” and Northwest films “B.F.E.,” “Frink,” and “Look Up in the Sky.”

A free screenwriting workshop led by Seattle writer/director Brian McDonald will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. It will be followed by Story Alchemy, a free storytelling event featuring an open mic and stories from Drunken Telegraph, Post Defiance, and Creative Colloquy.

“Copenhagen” closes the festival at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3. It follows William on his journey to discover his roots in Denmark where he meets exuberant Effy. The pair embark on a journey to find his grandfather.

For more information and the full festival schedule visit DestinyCityFilmFestival.com

Passes and individual movie tickets are on sale now. All-Access VIP Passes grant access to all films and events for $65. The DCFF Punch Card is good for 4 general admission tickets for $20. All tickets and passes can be purchased at DestinyCityFilmFestival.com, or at the Blue Mouse Theatre (2611 N. Proctor Street, Tacoma) during normal operating hours.

Connect with DCFF at Facebook.com/DestinyCityFF, on Twitter: @DestinyCityFF and on Instagram: DestinyCityFilmFestival.

Craig Sailor: 253-597-8541 craig.sailor@thenewstribune.com @crsailor

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