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Pulling Focus African American Film Festival Seeks Entries

April 6th, 2024
Pulling Focus African American Film Festival Seeks Entries

Call for Entries: Pulling Focus African American Film Festival Dear Independent Filmmakers, The Azubuike African American Council for The Arts is thrilled to announce the Pulling Focus African American Film Festival and warmly invites you to submit your short films. This prestigious event is dedicated to showcasing cinematic stories by and about the Black Diaspora, African Americans, and BIPOC communities. We are seeking films that reflect the richness of the African American or African descent experience, crafted with passion and the unique perspective that only you, as a filmmaker, can bring. Eligibility: National... Read More

Stream Something Local Tonight

March 17th, 2024
Stream Something Local Tonight

Looking for something original AND local?… Here is something for you… For your late night viewing pleasure… QUAD CITIES is a web series that was shot in the Quad Cities in the summer of 2021 and debuted in the fall of 2021.  The series was created by Kurt Oberhaus (This Is Us) and Justin Marxen (Haunt) and features both local and National talent.  QUAD CITIES follows a series of gruesome murders that plague the Quad Cities and an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area. All 5 episodes of  Quad Cities – Mini Series  now available for free on YouTube! EPISODE... Read More

WQPT Illinois Public Television Showing Wharton Field House Documentary

March 14th, 2024
WQPT Illinois Public Television Showing Wharton Field House Documentary

WQPT ANNOUNCES WHARTON FIELD HOUSE DOCUMENTARY Air Date: Friday, April 26, 2024 7:00 p.m. WQPT PBS – Channel 24.1 MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT PBS WQPT is currently producing a local documentary that will give voice to a building with many stories to tell. It’s an institution that has been part of our Quad City history since 1928. Much more than a structure, Wharton Field House has played a significant role in our community’s past, but even more so in many of our personal lives. Beloved by all, it has hosted competitive sports at both the high school and professional level, and been a premier... Read More

Quad City Area Film Office Launches Social Media Pages

February 5th, 2024
Quad City Area Film Office Launches Social Media Pages

The Quad City Area Film Office has launched its new Facebook and other social media pages! The Quad City Area Film Office is an informational and social hub for local and national filmmakers. Its website is coming soon. For now, feel free to check it out on Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, X, and Snapchat.  Read More

Fourth Wall Films Premieres New Film at the Putnam TODAY

January 27th, 2024

Emmy award-winning documentary filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films will premiere their new documentary Moved by Waters on the Giant Screen at the Putnam on January 27 at 3pm! Fourth Wall Films turn their lens on their Quad Cities homebase and discover a network of people and organizations working toward improved water quality in the Upper Mississippi watershed in their latest film, MOVED BY WATERS. Learn more here: MOVED BY WATERS    Read More

Cool Experimental Show Comes to Ross-Tox January 28

January 26th, 2024
Cool Experimental Show Comes to Ross-Tox January 28

Cool experimental noise, sound collage, ambient and more comes to Rozz-Tox January 28! Mykola Haleta – artist, educator, graphic designer, musician, etc. coming down from Wisconsin Current Projects: Haleta Wellins Winter Mountain: (Lexie Mountain, Matt Wellins, Kevin Winter, Mykola Haleta) https://haletawellinswintermountain.bandcamp.com/album/haleta-wellins-winter-mountain; Past Projects: Voltage Spooks: (Keith Rowe, Rick Reed, Mykola Haleta) https://www.discogs.com/release/3797602-The-Voltage-Spooks-Boston-2007 WZT Hearts: (Shaun Flynn, Jeff donaldson, Jason Urick, Mykola Haleta) https://pitchfork.com/artists/4907-wzt-hearts/ Chachka... Read More

“Resurrecting Forest Grove” film to screens at the Bettendorf Library Jan. 18

January 18th, 2024
"Resurrecting Forest Grove” film to screens at the Bettendorf Library Jan. 18

BETTENDORF, IOWA – January 2, 2024 – Constructed in 1873, the Forest Grove one-room schoolhouse in Bettendorf has a rich history. On January 18th at 1:30 p.m., the Bettendorf Public Library’s Community Connection program will host a screening of the film Resurrecting Forest Grove. The movie will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. Community Connections takes place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, Iowa. No registration Is required to attend this... Read More

German Heritage Center Open House January 7-8

January 5th, 2024
German Heritage Center Open House January 7-8

German Heritage Center’s annual community open house is Saturday and Sunday January 7th and 8th, 2023. Enjoy free admission to the museum all weekend. See all of their current exhibits and their historic building! Current Exhibitions: *The White Rose: Student Resistance Against Hitler, Munich 1942/43 *Preserving a Dyeing Art: German Blueprint *The German Immigrant Experience Plus a temporary exhibition curated by the St. Ambrose University Museum Studies Exhibitions class, featuring items from our own collection. Learn more here: https://facebook.com/events/s/community-open-house-free-admi/3490340741197854/  Read More

The Last Picture House Has Its Grand Opening Today In Downtown Davenport

December 9th, 2023
The Last Picture House Has Its Grand Opening Today In Downtown Davenport

The Last Picture House, the new theater at 325 E. 2nd St., Davenport, owned by “A Quiet Place” creators Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, will officially be open to the public on Saturday, December 9th. The venue will be christened with a ribbon cutting at 5:30pm, followed by a reception and a special advanced screening of A24’s THE IRON CLAW, (which will be released nationwide 12/22). The film stars Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, and Lily James and is the true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional... Read More

See ‘Rocky Horror’ With Actor Barry Bostwick At Iowa’s Capitol Theatre Tonight

November 3rd, 2023
See 'Rocky Horror' With Actor Barry Bostwick At Iowa's Capitol Theatre Tonight

Presented By First Fleet Concerts, Rocky Horror Picture Show Featuring the original ‘Brad Majors’ – Barry Bostwick is taking place Friday at the Capitol Theatre in Davenport! Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM All Ages Tickets are now on sale online at capitoltheatreqc.com. About The Rocky Horror Picture Show Join the original ‘Brad Majors’ – Barry Bostwick – for a screening of the original unedited movie with a live shadow cast and audience participation! Plus a costume contest, and more!  Read More