Glass City Film Festival Announces Official Schedule for May, 2017

Posted May 4th, 2017 by Kim Sanchez  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events, Other,


TOLEDO, OH – The Ohio Theatre and Event Center, located at 3114 Lagrange St., will host the second annual Glass City Film Festival May 19-21, 2017. The film festival will present another fantastic line up of films that showcase talent from our region and around the globe.

Of the 40+ submitted works, 25 films were selected from different genres, including documentary, narrative, thriller, international, and a special block of emerging local talent. Screening blocks range from family-friendly to adult-oriented. Each short is on average 12 to 25 minutes long, with some films as short as 3 minutes and one feature length documentary. The ‘call for submissions’ opens each

October with the terms, “any length, any genre”. Individual tickets are $10 Per Screening. Avid movie-goers and film festival fans can also purchase an All Event “Fancy Pass” for $60 to have access to all screenings and activities at the film festival, including access to the VIP room during the After Party on Opening Night. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the Ohio Theatre Box Office when doors open.

A schedule of official screening blocks can be found below, with more activities and programming to be announced each week leading up to the festival! Stay tuned!

6:00 PM: Kick Off Event at FLEETWOOD’S TAPROOM
-Sponsored by The Arts Commission and Fleetwood’s Taproom, 28 N Saint Clair St.
Pursuit (12min) + Q&A As a preview to the film festival, we’re excited to present this 2016 GCFF Short Film, directed by James Aponte and created at the University of Toledo.
Space Jam (1hr40min) It’s been 21 years since MJ’s intergalactic win over alien monsters! Let’s celebrate this childhood classic with a few adult drinks!


6:00 PM: Opening Night | OHIO THEATRE
-Radioactive Veteran (26min)
-Truth Underground (1hr 8min)
-More information on Opening Night To Be Announced

9:00 PM: After Party (21+) THE ATTIC ON ADAMS
-After Party sponsored by The Attic on Adams, 1701 Adams St.
-Open to the public and free, featuring live music and themed drinks
-The VIP Room will have free food available for GCFF Filmmakers and Fancy Pass holders.

-5:00 PM: Narrative | OHIO THEATRE
-8:00 PM: International | OHIO THEATRE

12:00 PM: Emerging Filmmakers | OHIO THEATRE

4:00 PM: Documentary | OHIO THEATRE

6:00 PM: Thriller | OHIO THEATRE

7:30 PM: Awards Ceremony | OHIO THEATRE

Wait! There’s more!

There will be intermissions scheduled throughout the festival. The concessions and lobby bar will be open. Plus, we have some other exciting activities in the works and will announce those soon! Please check our Facebook Page and Website for updates.

Facebook: @Glasscityff

Festival Website:

Presenting Sponsors: Destination Toledo
Media Sponsors:, Toledo City Paper, WGTE
Partners: The Attic on Adams, FJ Westcott, Fleetwood’s Tap Room, Minuteman Press, Gathered Glassblowing Studios, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel,

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