The mission of the Knoxville Film Festival is to recognize and celebrate the art of independent cinema. It exists to provide a stimulating gathering in which the lovers and creators of independent cinema come together to see and discuss interesting works from local, regional, national and international filmmakers.
The Fourth Annual Knoxville Film Festival will take place August 26-28 2016, at the Regal Downtown West Cinema 8 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Produced in partnership between Secret City Films and Dogwood Arts, the festival will screen feature, documentary and short films and will include workshops and educational events, filmmaking competitions, networking opportunities, special guests and social events. In addition to the 7-Day Shootout Filmmaking Competition and a Student Filmmaking Competition, the festival will screen films that have been submitted for consideration by independent filmmakers from around the world.