The Savannah Film Festival
Experience the splendor of Savannah and the creative wonders of the Savannah Film Festival. Enjoy panel discussions, screenings, lectures and downtown excursions.
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Program No. 21296RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Every year, amidst antebellum architecture and cobblestoned squares, Savannah, Georgia transforms into a bustling mecca for film buffs. The annual Savannah Film Festival showcases award-winning professionals and groundbreaking independent films from seasoned veterans and budding directors alike. Get insider access to their creative works with admittance to screenings, panel discussions and engaging lectures that show you firsthand what goes into the making of a film. Enjoy a total of ten films, with a feature film each night and opportunities to choose the films you want to see most during the day. Notable 2016 selections included Oscar nominated films "La La Land," "Manchester by the Sea," "Lion," and "Moonlight."
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to 2 miles to venues and events.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend premieres of six first-run and independent films (pre-chosen by the festival director) and receive four ticket vouchers to attend daytime screenings on your own.
  • Join in discussions with acclaimed and up and coming directors, actors, writers and producers during panel discussions.
  • Explore downtown Savannah with local experts and ample opportunities to take in the historic district’s homes and treasures.
Featured Expert
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Tom & Janet Murray
Tom Murray is a graduate of San Jose State University but is a Southerner by choice, having spent more than 45 years in the South absorbing the culture, customs and history of the region. Tom specializes in coastal history with an emphasis on the sea islands of Georgia. Few people know and love beautiful Cumberland and Amelia islands better than Tom. He has spent 25 years lecturing and leading Road Scholar groups to sites from the mountains to the sea.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Katherine Owens
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