The Next Quittapahilla Film Festival will be in 2008!

The Quittapahilla Film Festival will once again screen independent films from Central Pennsylvania and around the world. QFF 2008 will continue to create an opportunity for filmmakers and film enthusiasts to meet, mingle, and watch good films. The upcoming festival offers an intimate venue for local and regional film makers to show their films to Central PA. The festival attracts film enthusiasts of Central PA to a stage for culture and the arts. The 2008 schedule will include events such as feature films, shorts, animation, documentaries, panel discussions and question and answer sessions with the filmmakers.

Quittapahilla Film Festival will accept submissions in February of 2008. Check back here in late 2007/early 2008 to submit your film to the Quittapahilla Film Festival.

The Quittapahilla Film Festival will take place at The Allen Theater located at 36 East Main Street in Annville, Pennsylvania. The Allen Theater is a recently renovated , art deco theatre, which included not only restoring the theatre, but also upgrading the sound system. Formerly known as the Hippodrome theatre and later as the Astor theatre, the Allen Theatre has provided a venue for local independent filmmakers (such as Mt. Gretna filmmaker Todd Klick's documentary Rough Cut) and art house films for nearly a decade. (link to Allen Theatre.)

MJs Coffeehouse is adjoined to the theatre allowing movie goers to enjoy a wide assortment of drinks and food as well as entertainment. Today many people from the local area come to MJ's to enjoy time together eating and socializing. There are game nights, open mic nights and many other activities in the coffeehouse. The atmosphere and layout of The Allen Theater and MJ's coffeehouse serve as a wonderful place to hold the second annual film festival.


Quittapahilla Film Festival '05 featured Academy Award Nominee Lauren Lazin. The Lebanon, PA native screened her Academy Award nominated documentary Tupac: Resurrection on Friday, September 30 2005 at the Allen Theatre. (more information).

The 2005 Quittapahilla Film Festival schedule. We received a wide variety of regional, national and international films. (Schedule). Advanced Festival Passes can be pre-purchased at the Allen Theatre starting September 1. (More information on tickets).

"Our goal is to offer a venue for local, national and international filmmakers to present their original works.
The festival will provide the opportunity to experience a diverse selection of unique films in Central Pennsylvania."
Last updated April 15, 2005 | Contact at qfilmfest@yahoo.com | Press

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