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|About||Submit films by 11:59 PM March 1, 2017. Festival is 7:00 PM on Sat., March 24 at the Kelsey Theater.|
What is a sweded film? In 2008, the film "Be Kind Rewind" spawned a subculture of Internet videos in which regular people re-make Hollywood films with no money. These no-budget remakes are called “swedes.” Most of them are bad – as in “bad movies by good people,” our tagline.
As a byproduct of the underground sweding craze, two guys in Fresno invited a bunch of friends to make films starring themselves, then get together to screen them in another homage: To the indie film festival – but without the beautiful celebrities, coolness factor, or bidding wars.
swede fest™ palm beach is modeled after that original Swede Fest, and will be held in Lake Park's Kelsey Theater with a where's-the-red-carpet? after party at the Brewhouse Gallery.
Submit your film through 11:59 PM on September 30
FESTIVAL: Saturday, October 15 7:00 PM
WHERE: Kelsey Theater
COST: free to enter a film