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Chattanooga Film Festival 2023

June 23 @ 10:30 am - June 25 @ 10:00 pm

Come out to the Chattanooga Film Festival for their 10th anniversary! A lot is planned for this event, as it’s going to be a blowout year! Plenty of great films and parties all weekend at several of Chattanooga’s best spots!


The schedule for the weekend is as follows:



6:00pm – 10:00pm: Monster Squad Pint Night with Andre Gower at Hutton & Smith
*Come grab your badge or tickets ahead of the fest! Free to attend



10:30am – 12:30pm: CFF Salutes Your Shorts block w/ Q&A at The Read House

12:45pm – 2:10pm: Mind Body Spirit at The Read House
*Presented by Art Brut Films

2:20pm – 3:30pm: The Pumpkin Pie Show: Ghost Eaters and Other Stories w/ Clay McLeod Chapman at The Read House
*This event will be followed by a book signing from 3:45pm – 5:00pm

4:00pm – 5:30pm: Satan Wants You at The Read House

5:45pm – 7:45pm: Opening Night Film – Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls w/ Q&A
*Southeast Premiere, Filmmaker Andrew Bowser and Olivia Taylor Dudley in attendance.

8:00pm – 9:45pm: King On Screen at The Read House
*Presented by Dark Star Pictures

8:00pm – 11:00pm: Black Magic Masquerade: Opening Night Party at Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall
*Featuring Onyx the Fortuitous, MNDR aka DeepKutz from LVCRFT, DJ Nomi, Pretty H8 Machine, Silent Horror, Red Gene

10:00pm – 11:30pm: We Might Hurt Each Other at The Read House
*North American Premiere, Presented by Screambox



10:30am – 12:00pm: The Elderly at The Read House
* Presented by Dark Star Pictures

12:15pm – 1:30pm: Space Happy: Phil Thomas Katt and the Uncharted Zone at The Read House

2:00pm – 3:30pm: How to Sell a Haunted House in a Challenging Market w/ Grady Hendrix at The Read House
*This event will be followed by a book signing from 3:45pm – 6:30pm.

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Dangerous Visions Shorts Block w/ Q&A at The Read House

6:15pm – 7:40pm: Sour Party w/ Q&A at The Read House
*World Premiere, Filmmakers Amanda and Michael Drexton, and Samantha Westervelt.

7:45pm – 9:30pm: Molli and Max in the Future at The Read House

8:30pm – 11:00pm: CFF Boat Float on The Southern Belle Riverboat
*Hosted by Jonah Ray, Featuring bands Lillian, Slug, and Strange Joy

9:45pm – 11:30pm: New Religion at The Read House
*Southeast Premiere, Presented by Screambox



10:30am – 11:50am: Lola at The Read House
*Presented by Dark Sky Films

12:00pm – 1:15pm: Kokomo City at The Read House

1:30pm – 2:30pm: How Not to Make a Movie Podcast with Gil Adler and A L Katz at The Read House
*This event will be followed by a memorabilia signing from 3:00pm – 4:30pm.

3:00pm – 5:00pm: WTF (Watch These Films) Shorts Block w/ Q&A at The Read House

5:15pm – 7:00pm: Tearsucker w/ Q&A
*World premiere, Writer/actor Sam Brittan, director Stephen Vanderpool, and actors Allison Walter and Danielle McRae Spisso, all in attendance.

7:15pm – 9:10pm: Closing Night Film – Trim Season w/ Q&A at The Read House
*Filmmaker Ariel Vida in attendance

9:15pm – 10:35pm: Piaffe at The Read House

10:00pm – 12:00am: PinPalz: Partying is Such Sweet Sorrow at Classic Arcade Pinball Museum

10:45pm – 12:15am: Poundcake w/ Q&A at The Read House
*Filmmaker Onur Tukel in attendance


June 23 @ 10:30 am
June 25 @ 10:00 pm


Chattanooga Film Festival
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The Read House
107 W M.L.K. Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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(423) 266-4121
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