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SCAD Savannah Film Festival announces full schedule

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival has announced its full schedule for this year's edition, happening Oct. 26-Nov. 2 and taking place downtown, primarily at the Lucas and Trustees Theatres.

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There is a full range of feature screenings, documentaries, pro and student shorts, animation, and a series of panels and workshops, including the popular Wonder Women series.

“SCAD alumni and students alike will join in the festivities at the 22nd annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival. With so many SCAD grads living in Georgia, they don't have far to come! SCAD is a global leader in entertainment arts, and it's our pleasure to host the best film festival anywhere," said SCAD President and Founder Paula Wallace.

“This year’s festival is one of our best and most exciting film line-ups we’ve put together,” said SCAD Savannah Film Festival Executive Director Christina Routhier. “We are thrilled to present eight days of premiere screenings, panels, workshops, and a one-of-a-kind Immersive VR experience to SCAD, our students, and the City of Savannah. One of the highlights of this year's festival is our annual Wonder Women series which includes award winning and rising directors, producers, writers, and below the line artists. I am even more proud that the festival will be screening films from over 50 female filmmakers making us one of the few festivals that are celebrating the work of female artists from around the world.”

Gala screenings include:

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, 3 p.m. Sat. Oct. 26

The Aeronauts, 7 p.m. Sat. Oct. 26

Harriet, 3:30 p.m., Sun. Oct. 27

Motherless Brooklyn, 8 p.m. Sun. Oct. 27

Knives Out, 7 p.m. Mon. Oct. 28

Clemency, 9:30 p.m. Mon. Oct. 28

A Hidden Life, 7 p.m. Tue. Oct. 29

The Report, noon Wed. Oct. 30

Pain and Glory, 2:30 p.m. Wed. Oct. 30

The Two Popes, 7 p.m. Wed. Oct. 30

The King, 9:30 p.m. Wed. Oct. 30

Seberg, 11:30 a.m. Thu. Oct. 31

Honey Boy, 2:30 p.m. Thu. Oct. 31

Just Mercy, 7 p.m., Thu. Oct. 31

The Truth 1 p.m., Fri. Nov. 1

Waves, 7 p.m. Fri. Nov. 1

Parasite, 9 p.m., Fri. Nov. 1

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, 7 p.m. Sat. Nov. 2

The ten films selected for the sixth annual Docs to Watch Roundtable hosted by Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter include:

American Factory (Director: Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar)

Apollo 11 (Director: Todd Douglas Miller)

The Biggest Little Farm (Director: John Chester)

The Cave (Director: Feras Fayyad)

Diego Maradona (Director: Asif Kapadia)

The Kingmaker (Director: Lauren Greenfield)

Knock Down the House (Director: Rachel Lear)

Maiden (Director: Alex Holmes)

One Child Nation (Director: Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang)

Sea of Shadows (Director: Richard Ladkani)