13th Annual GBC Film Festival

For the 13th consecutive year, Elkoans have a chance to enjoy a singular celebration of sensational cinema at the annual Great Basin College Film Festival! The unique event spans five days and showcases films that never made it to local theaters, including a list of Oscar Nominated Short Films and three culturally diverse, critically acclaimed, feature-length movies. All films start at 6:00 p.m. with the box office opening at 5:30 p.m. Each film will be accompanied by complimentary appetizers from local culinary sponsors.

The festival kicks off at Great Basin College on February 15, 16 and 17 with a selection of the year’s best films. GBC’s theater recently got an overhaul with a brand-new HD projector and a wider screen, so attendees are in for a treat! 

The following films will be shown at GBC:
  • Thursday, Feb. 15: The Florida Project Culinary Sponsor: Double Dice
  • Friday, Feb. 16: Marshall Culinary Sponsor: Garibaldi’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Saturday, Feb. 17: The Human Story Culinary Sponsor: Odeh’s, Coffee Roasters

The Festival continues Feb. 23 and 24 at the Western Folklife Center where attendees can see this year’s nominees for Animated, Live Action and Documentary shorts before the winners are decided at the 90th Academy Awards. See these shorts and be the most informed person at your Oscar watch party! Tickets are on sale now in the WFC gift shop.
• Friday, Feb. 23 – and Animated Shorts Culinary Sponsor: Coffee Roasters, Ogi Deli
• Saturday, Feb. 24 – Documentary Shorts Culinary Sponsor: Pizza Barn

For the feature films at the GBC theater, ticket prices are $10.00. Students and seniors can get in for $7.00. For the Oscar shorts, cost is $10 for one night or $15 for both nights. The Film Festival is one of several cultural events sponsored by the GBC Arts and Cultural Enrichment Committee (ACE). Info about upcoming events can be found at http://www.gbcnv.edu/ace.

The GBC Film Festival would not be possible without the help of these sponsors:

Dr. Terry J. Nevins, DO
Roy’s Market
Janet Carter, OD
Solace Tattoo
GBC Theater Program
Gretchen Skivington Rentals
Silver Dollar Club
Western Folklife Center
Elko Convention & Visitor’s Authority
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