Aug 29, 2021

2021 Sidewalk Film Festival Award Winners

2021 Volunteer of the Year: Amanda Veach-Cook   Recipient of the Black Lens Filmmaker Grant sponsored by the Law Firm of Stacey A. Davis: Somica Spratley   Sidewrite Awards: Best Alabama...

Aug 21, 2021

Vaccination and COVID-19 Testing Update for the 2021 Sidewalk Film Festival

Attention Sidewalk Family!   Due to a continued increase in case counts, shrinking hospital beds across our state and a general interest in public health, we will be requiring that...

Aug 03, 2021

The 2021 Sidewalk Film Festival Line-up is Here!

We're excited to announce our opening and closing night selections, special presentations and features for the 23rd edition of the popular and nationally-acclaimed Birmingham-based film festival which will take place August 23-29....

Jul 20, 2021

Announcing our 2021 Sidewrite Screenplay Competition Finalists and Winners

Announcing the 2021 Sidewrite Screenplay competition finalists and winners!   [caption id="attachment_7840" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kimberly Soliman, Alabama Screenplay Contest Winner[/caption] Best Alabama Screenplay Winner: "Perfect By Christmas" by Kimberly Soliman...

Jul 13, 2021

TEEN VIDEO CHALLENGE WINNERS FOR 2021

The pandemic has been tough on us all - even for those who didn’t personally contract COVID-19 or have to care for someone with COVID-19, the disruption of life and...

Jun 23, 2021

Black Lens Filmmaker Grant Now Open

The Black Lens Filmmaker Grant has been increased to $1,500 for 2021. This grant was established last year with the goal to support Black voices in film. The Black Lens...

May 04, 2021

Announcing the 23rd Annual Sidewalk Film Festival Presented by Regions Bank

We are thrilled to announce our annual film festival's return to Birmingham’s Historic Theatre District August 23-29, 2021.   Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we hosted our 2020 Festival at...

Apr 26, 2021

2021 Sidewalk Cinema Membership Drive

HAVEN’T BECOME A SIDEWALK MEMBER YET? IT’D BE A LOT COOLER IF YOU DID DURING OUR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE, APRIL 26TH – MAY 9TH!   Sidewalk Memberships are a great way...

Apr 01, 2021

2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts at the Sidewalk Cinema

With Oscar season upon us, it is time to celebrate the best of the year’s cinema and catch up on the nominated films. Sidewalk will be presenting multiple screenings of...

Mar 15, 2021

The 93rd Academy Awards <3 Sidewalk Cinema

We're incredibly proud that 5 of the 8 recently announced 2021 Best Picture Oscar Nominees screened at the Sidewalk Cinema! Congratulations to PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH,...

August 22-28, 2022

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