Last Chance for AIFF

ASHLAND, Ore.– The 13th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival closes out its final day on Monday. Over the weekend, the festival saw sold out crowds and record breaking ticket sales. The Varsity Theatre was the center of the event, booking all five theaters for the festival. Though AIFF administrators do not have final counts of … Continue reading »

AIFF and First Friday Brings Business

ASHLAND, Ore.– Ashland’s Main Street is busier than normal thanks to the 13th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival. Since Varsity Theatre is where most of the films are held, it is also boosting business of several shops and restaurants around it. AIFF administrators say that last year they had more than 7500 attendees of the festival … Continue reading »

AIFF Ticket Sales Top 16,000

ASHLAND, Ore. — Gayle Slates was the first in line on the first day of the Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) Thursday. “You get here early to get a good seat,” Slates said. She’s going to see 24 films in five days. While Slates went in to the first showing at noon on Thursday, Mardy … Continue reading »

AIFF Is Right Around the Corner

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Independent Film Festival runs April 3-7 and tickets are now on sale to the general public. We spoke with Wendy Conner of AIFF on NewsWatch 12 This Morning and she gave us some insiders information on what you need to know if you’re planning to attend the festival this year. … Continue reading »

Ashland Film Festival a Month Away

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Thirteenth Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival released its complete program today for festival being held in the heart of historic downtown Ashland on April 3-7. Over 7, 500 film fans are expected to stay for five days of world-class independent film at the Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, the Ashland … Continue reading »

AIFF Rolls Out the Red Carpet

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland Independent Film Festival is getting ready for their 13th season with a nod to Hollywood’s biggest night. About 200 people walked the red carpet as part of the festival’s Oscar Night Gala. The event is an annual tradition celebrating the spirit of cinema and ringing in a new season for … Continue reading »

AIFF Leader Steps Down

ASHLAND, Ore. — After only two hears as executive director, the Ashland Independent Film Festival’s leader is stepping down. Anne Ashbey says she’ll end her run with AIFF after the 13th annual festival. She says the decision was difficult and was made because of personal circumstances. Ashbey has agreed to return as a member of … Continue reading »

Out & About: Film and Theatre

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Independent Film Festival is bringing a weekend of movies and fun to Ashland for the 12th year in a row. It features 2013 Oscar-winning short documentary, “Inocente”. Plus, Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross-Williams will be showing his latest film “God Loves Uganda. The festival will also feature award ceremonies, Q&A’s … Continue reading »

Movie Frenzy Begins in Ashland for AIFF

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Independent Film Festival starts Thursday. Festival organizers say they expect to sell roughly 20,000 tickets over the course of the four-day event. This is the twelfth year of the festival, it kicked off at noon. It features 2013 Oscar-winning short documentary, “Inocente.” Plus Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross-Williams will be … Continue reading »

Ashland Film Festival Tickets On Sale

ASHLAND, Ore. — Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Ashland Independent Film Festival. This year’s festival features more than 90 films, including documentaries, features and short films. The films will be screened at the Historic Ashland Armory, the Varsity Theatre, Ashland Street Cinema, and special events will be held at the Ashland Springs … Continue reading »

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