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Today is the Last Day to Register for the Riverfest Film Festival


Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Would you like to see your short film viewed by hundreds? Do you want to have the chance to win a cash prize? If so, you must register by today, Thursday, August 13th to participate in this year’s 52-Hour Film Festival.

The 52-Hour Film Festival is a chance for all aspiring and professional film makers to showcase their talents on the big screen. Each film team will have 52 hours to create a 4-7 minute short film using predetermined lines and props.

All participants must attend a mandatory meeting scheduled for Friday, August 14th at Freedom Point. This will begin the 52-hour filming timeline.

This year’s event will include a new feature known as the 24-Hour Twist. Teams will be thrown a challenge 24-hours into the competition.

All short films will be shown on Thursday, September 10th at Liberty Park as part of the Riverfest Art Experience. Film screening begins at sunset. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams, viewer’s choice and 24-hour twist winners.

Pre-registration is required. There is no cost to enter. Interested participants can complete the application online at or download the application and submit it in person to the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department at 102 Public Square.

About Riverfest

Riverfest is Clarksville’s longest running community Festival. Now in its 28th year, Riverfest brings over 30,000 people to the banks of the Cumberland River in an arts and recreation celebration.

This year the Festival will be held September 10th-12th, 2015. Music, art, family events, and more will fill McGregor Park. Admission and entertainment at the Festival are free and open to the public. More announcements will be made soon, as new events and entertainment are finalized.

To stay up to date on the latest Festival happenings visit the Festival website,, sign up for the Festival newsletter, and “like” us on Facebook, . The Festival is brought to you by the City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department.

For questions please call 931.645.7476 or visit




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