Film Festival

Friday, September 30

6:00 PM | 13 Fanboy (screening and Q&A with Deborah Voorhees, Ron Sloan, CJ Graham, and Dominic Wieneke)

“Some fans love you to death.” A fan obsessed with the Friday the 13th film series begins to stalk and kill cast members from the beloved franchise. 13 Fanboy is directed by Deborah Voorhees (Friday the 13th Part 5), with a screenplay by Voorhees and Joel Paul Reisig. The film stars Dee Wallace (ET, Cujo), CJ Graham (Friday the 13th Part 6), Ron Sloan (Friday the 13th Part 5), Judie Aronson (Friday the 13th Part 4), Corey Feldman (Goonies, Friday the 13th Part 4), and Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th Part 7-10). Following the film will be a Q&A with director Deborah Voorhees, assistant director Dominic Wieneke, and stars Ron Sloan and CJ Graham.

13 Fanboy Movie Poster

8:30 PM | The Pomp Room: A Rock n Roll Bar Story (screening and Q&A with Jesse Yost, Nick Simon, and Dominic Wieneke)

“For decades, The Pomp Room ruled Sioux Falls by providing a venue for local and national acts. It hosted chaotic shows for all ages with squishy carpet and no natural light. The happenings both onstage and backstage have become legend. Now, it’s time to tell the full story.” Following the film will be a Q&A with co-director Jesse Yost, producer Nick Simon, and director of photography Dominic Wieneke.

Poster for The Pomp Room Documentary

Saturday, October 1

5:30 – 6:30 PM | Friday the 13th panel with Deborah Voorhees, Ron Sloan, and CJ Graham on the Main Stage.

Deborah Voorhees

CJ Graham

Ron Sloan

7:30 PM | South Dakota Shorts

An hour long block of short films from South Dakota filmmakers. Lineup includes:

Cup of Joe movie poster

Cup of Joe directed by Max Hofer

Sicily Street movie poster

Sicily Street directed by Daryl Hrdlicka

White Tail Lake movie poster

Whitetail Lake directed by Dominic Wieneke

Resident Evil: Breakout movie poster

Resident Evil: Breakout Fan Film directed by Ryan Brewer

Brothers Fate Poster

Brothers’ Fate directed by Darian DeVries

425 Poster

425 directed by John Barnes

8:30 PM | Filmmakers Panel

A panel of filmmakers field questions about the filmmaking process and answer any audience questions. Panel includes Deborah Voorhees, Nick Simon, Dominic Wieneke, Ari Show, John Barnes, Ryan Brewer, and Shelby Hagerdon.

10:00 PM | 2 Lava 2 Lantula (B-Movie Bingo with director Nick Simon)

“Fire burns…lava bites again.” Get your bingo cards ready for the return of B-Movie Bingo! Director Nick Simon joins us as we screen the return of LavaLantulas in the sci-fi comedy 2 Lava 2 Lantula. The film stars Steve Guttenberg and Michael Winslow (Police Academy) as police officers fighting off deadly LavaLantulas.

2 Lava 2 Lantula movie poster

Sunday,October 2

12:00 PM | The Neverending Story (screening and Q&A with star Noah Hathaway hosted by Andy Heller of Fat Dude Digs Flicks)

“A boy who needs a friend finds a world that needs a hero in a land beyond imagination!” Revisit the childhood classic that has marveled filmgoers for generations with the 1984 film The Neverending Story. Following the film will be a Q&A with Atreyu himself, Noah Hathaway.

The Neverending Story movie poster