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Frankfort Film Festival – October 20 – 23, 2016

Plans are in the final stages for the 8th Annual Frankfort Film Festival slated for October 20-23 at The Garden Theater.

The Frankfort Film Festival will again bring award-winning films from around the globe to the big screen in downtown Frankfort. Live music, restaurant specials, spectacular fall color combined with exceptional cinema and delightful company make this annual event a “can’t miss” in Northern Michigan.

The film lineup for this year’s festival will be announced at the annual Launch Party scheduled for Wednesday, September 21 at 7pm at The Garden Theater. Following the Launch Party, the film lineup will be listed on this page.

Launch Party Tickets are $15 each and include delicious food and drink provided by Watervale Inn. Launch Party tickets are available at the door on the night of the event and are not sold in advance.



The Garden Theater box office opens one hour prior to each film showing for individual ticket purchases. Tickets for individual shows are not available for advance purchase.


Purchase a Film Festival Weekend Pass for entry to every film showing at our 2015 festival for only $85. Film Festival Weekend Passes may be purchased at the Garden Theater box office.


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The Garden Theater On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from The Garden Theater Group On Facebook.


Wednesday September 20th, 2017 - 6:41 pm

Rick Schmitt

Frankfort Film Festival Launch PartySep 28, 7:00pmThe Garden TheaterJoin us on Thursday, September 28 at 7pm as the films for the @[1944781105805175:844:9th Annual Frankfort Film Festival] are announced during our annual Launch Party & Fundraiser.

Tickets are $15 per person and available at the box office on the night of the event.

Or receive tickets by becoming a Director Level Sponsor of the festival. Visit our website for details: Frankfortgardentheater.com/film-festival

This year's Launch Party includes wonderful food and drink underwritten by Watervale Inn.

The 9th Annual Frankfort Film Festival is happening October 19-22.
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Frankfort Film Festival Launch Party

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Rick Schmitt

Starts Friday: Wind River Movie. Cory Lambert is a wildlife officer who finds the body of an 18-year-old woman on an American Indian reservation in snowy Wyoming. When the autopsy reveals that she was raped, FBI agent Jane Banner arrives to investigate. Teaming up with Lambert as a guide, the duo soon find that their lives are in danger while trying to solve the mystery of the teen's death. Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water, Sicario).

Rated R. Showtimes: Frankfortgardentheater.com/now-showing/
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Thursday August 24th, 2017 - 4:16 pm

Rick Schmitt

Starts Friday: The Big Sick. Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

The Big Sick is directed by Michael Showalter (Hello My Name Is Doris) and produced by Judd Apatow (Trainwreck, This Is 40) and Barry Mendel (Trainwreck, The Royal Tenenbaums). Rated R. Showtimes: Frankfortgardentheater.com/now-showing/
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Thursday August 17th, 2017 - 11:58 am

Minnie Griffen Oellerich

Andrew Said Thomas, who was married June 3 at Watervale interviewed Charlize Theron for HBO about this movie! Think it will be a good one to go see!Join Charlize Theron in HBO’s Screening Room to talk on-screen combat and watch exclusive scenes from her upcoming movie, Atomic Blonde. ... See MoreSee Less

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