Parties, Pop Ups, & Networking Events

Opening Night Party

Friday, April 26, 2019 @5:00-7:00 pm, $25 online or at the door, at align.Space
2 W Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382

OPEN to the PUBLIC. Celebrate the kick off of the 2019 West Chester Film Festival! Enjoy a
great evening of cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and camaraderie.
Ticket price includes admission to the 7:00 pm Friday night film block.
Meet filmmakers, directors, actors and sponsors. Open to the public with
tickets available online or cash at the door. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

Pop Up – French Film Collection – SOLD OUT!

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @3:30-4:30 pm, $5 , at La Baguette Magique
202 West Market St, West Chester, PA 19382

Watch a collection of three French language films at the Artisan French Bakery and Cafe La Baguette Magique.

Filmmakers’ Lounge

All weekend Fenn’s Coffee
111 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Chill with the filmmakers at Fenn’s Cafe. Filmmakers enjoy Free WIFI and coffee (with Filmmaker badge) all weekend long.

Pop Up – Horror/Suspense Film Collection

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @10:00-11:00 pm, $5 , at Appalachian Brewing Company
142 East Market St, West Chester, PA 19382

Watch a collection of four Horror/Suspense films at the Appalachian Brewing Company.

Pop Up – Coffee & Cartoons Film Collection

Sunday, April 28, 2019 @10:30-11:30 pm, $5 , at The Split Rail Tavern
15 North Walnut St, West Chester, PA 19380

Watch a collection of four animated films at The Split Rail Tavern. Brunch and drinks will be available during this collection of some of the best animated films of the 2019 season.  These films may not be suitable for children.

Closing Night Awards Party

Sunday, April 28, 2019 @6:00-10:00 pm, $30 online or at the door, at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380

OPEN to the PUBLIC Please join us for THE best deal in Chester County! A fun wrap-up to the Film Festival weekend. “The Chester,” the West Chester Film Festival beloved Award, is a one of a kind blown glass sculpture designed by Brett Walker and hand-crafted by Ryan Blyth. The Chester will be awarded to the Best Animation, Art/Experimental, Drama, Documentary, Comedy, Student, PA Filmmaker and to the H. Paul Fitzpatrick’s People’s Choice film. The Best Woman Filmmaker receives a $500 award presented by the Regional Center for Women in the Arts. Beverages and light nosh will be provided. Following the Awards Presentation, you’ll get to see some of the award-winning films one last time! Tickets may be purchased online, throughout the Festival weekend at the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, or at the door on Sunday night.

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