Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2022 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on October 6, 7, and 8, 2022.
Sponsored in part by ArtsinStark and Visit Canton
Thursday, October 6, 2022
6:30pm Doors Open
7:00pm Movie: Emily the Criminal
Movie Synopsis: Down on her luck and saddled with debt, Emily gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences. Rated: R
8:45pm Post Movie Q & A
Friday, October 7, 2022
6:30pm Doors Open
7:00pm Movie: My Friend Dahmer
Movie Synopsis: Tells the story of a young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school. He later went on to become the American serial killer whose arrest in 1991 provoked criticism of local police and resulted in an upsurge of popular interest in serial murder and other crimes.
9:00pm Post Movie Q & A
Saturday, October 8, 2022
5:30pm Doors Open
6:00pm It Is Written Productions Presentation and Q & A
7:00pm Chase Crawford Talk Back on Film Distribution
Crawford was 20 years old in 2017 when he founded Four by Three, an independent film studio, using money from the severance package he was given after being laid off. The studio has since produced or distributed more than a dozen projects including documentaries, dramas and television episodes that are streamed by about 2 million people per year on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, ABC and Comcast, according to Crawford. Four by Three earned $194,000 in revenue in 2020 and $263,000 from January through October 2021.
8:00pm Movie: Terror Trips – Full trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu6c0cETEcw
Movie Synopsis: Six friends start a business, providing guided tours to the shooting locations of the world's most famous horror films, until they find the one spot where the horror is real.
9:30pm Post Movie Q&A with Jeff Seemann, Director, and Writer of Terror Trips.
Jeff Seemann is a writer/director with a passion for the horror genre. In 2016, he made his directorial debut with a horror short, entitled Elly. That short film was shown in 33 film festivals, capturing 24 awards. In March of 2020, he directed On Location his first feature-length script, which will soon be followed by Final Cut, the feature-length adaptation of Elly. He is the co-founder of LRB Productions LLC. Jeff is also a former Canton Film Fest winner for his short film Elly in 2017.
Admission: $25 for full festival pass, $10 for day pass (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday), free for students with valid ID.