Nov 12, 2021

Intern with Sidewalk!

Sidewalk Film is now accepting applications for Spring (January-May) and Summer (June-August) 2022 interns.    The following internship positions will be available Festival Film Traffic and Programming Intern (Summer term...

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 Opens June 15

The Black Lens Filmmaker Grant invites filmmakers of all levels with the mission of amplifying Black voices through the art of storytelling. “There is an undeniable need to provide a...

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...

August 22-28, 2022

Sidewalk Film Festival

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