6th Myrtle Beach Film Festival kicks of April 19th (update: reviews coming in, call for tags)

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Update 4/2: TheDigitel Myrtle Beach has some exclusive an in-depth write-ups from Open Community contributors. We'll post them here as they become available or you can always check the #MYRIFF topic page.

  • Dean Blumberg has an excellent story on his Film Festival experience including reviews of the flicks he saw. Read it here.

If you're attending the festival and have the urge to tweet, please use the hashtag #myrIFF.

Update 4/20: The festival has started as of last night. The schedule is available on the KICKS! website.

Update 4/17: The Weekly Surge has a write up about this year's event including some info about Tom Arnold's new short film. 

Update 4/15: KICKS! Online has an interview with the Myrtle Beach Film Festival founder Jerry Dalton along with some sidebars including one about a documentary filmed in Loris. Read it all here.

First Reported 4/7: This year's festival will kick off on April 19th with a full schedule of over 100 films being screened and will wrap up with an awards ceremony April 23rd.

In addition to the traditional film festival perks such as rubbing shoulders with producers and writers, the organizers have added an art show according to SC Now. We couldn't find much more information about the art show at the time of this writing. Feel free to edit this story if you have more information!

All screenings are at the Carmike 16 at Broadway at the Beach. Tickets are available prior to the screening ranging from $5.50 to $8.75. You can buy a block of 5 tickets for $30 or, if you insist, you can buy a $100 all access pass. For more information about the films and schedule, please check out MyrtleBeachFilmFestival.com