Two Events offer a Sneak Peek of the 6th Annual Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

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This is the first installment of a weekly #FilmFestivalFriday series focusing on the sixth annual Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, which is April 20-23 in downtown Dubuque.
Runde Auto Group is proud to have been a driving force behind the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival from the start! 

Want to know the inside details of the upcoming Julien Dubuque International Film Festival? Attend the JDIFF Kick Off event at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in the ballroom of Hotel Julien!

13173748_1041775475907629_4056357115135268816_nAttendees will get to view trailers of some of this year’s Official Selections and nominees, hear about special guests and panels, and participate in a 50/50 raffle!

“We are so thrilled to share what we are planning for this year’s festival,” said Susan Gorrell, executive director of the film festival. “This year’s film quality is phenomenal and this event will really get the excitement rolling as we head into the sixth annual festival.”

There will be complimentary food and beverages. While the event is free, donations are welcome.

Then, on April 18 and 19, the Galena Center for the Arts, 219 Summit St. in Galena, will be showing films during their Sneak-a-Peek Event! At 4 p.m. on April 18, there will be animated kids programming, and at 2 p.m. on April 19, they will be showing shorts for adults.

On both nights, there will be a short and a feature shown at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be complimentary food and a cash bar.  Tickets are $10 at the door.

The 13178552_1042366349181875_1587100306177138168_nsixth annual festival, set for April 20-23 in downtown Dubuque, will show more than 100 documentaries, features, and shorts. The films were selected out of more than 685 submissions from over 40 countries.

Thursday, April 20 is Runde Auto Group Day! All films are FREE that day!

More than $60,000 in cash & prizes will be awarded to the top projects in the following categories: Best Documentary ($10,000), Best Feature ($10,000), Best International ($10,000), Best Short 3-20 minutes ($2,500), Best Short 21-29 minutes ($2,500), Best Family ($5,000) and Audience Choice.

JDIFF was voted as one of the Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World by MovieMaker Magazine in 2013 and as one of the Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Submission Fee in 2016.

For more information, visit www.julienfilmfest.com.

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