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Joedance Film Festival 2017 Events

Call for Entries

March 1, 2017
Opening day for film submissions

Joedance News and Brews

April 5, 2017
6 – 8pm
Legion Brewing
1906 Commonwealth Ave.
Speaker: Scott Galloway, Susie Films

Joedance Pop-Up Festival

April 27
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
UNC Charlotte – Storrs Hall

Deadline for film submissions

June 1, 2017

Film Selections

July 16, 2017
4pm-6pm
Dandelion Market
118 W 5th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

8th Annual Joedance Film Selections Announced
Festival tickets go on sale

8th Annual Joedance Film Festival

August 4-5, 2017
8pm-11pm
10th Street Townhomes
308 W. 10th Street

The 8th Annual Joedance Film Festival

August 4-5, 2017, 8pm-11pm

Tickets are on sale now! Enjoy two nights of independent films by local filmmakers. Your $25 per night ticket includes screenings, Q&A with the filmmakers, and hot dogs. Rain or shine, this is a tented event. Cash bar available. Don’t forget your chairs.

The Joedance Film Festival, held annually the first weekend of August, in Uptown Charlotte’s Historic Fourth Ward neighborhood in the 10th Street Townhomes Courtyard, honors the late Joe Restaino to raise funds for rare pediatric cancer research and clinical trials at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Joedance is also committed to supporting Charlotte filmmakers, producers, writers and directors by screening their films at the film festival.

Mission Statement

Joedance Film Festival raises funds and awareness of rare pediatric cancers, specifically, sarcomas, blastomas and brain tumors, for research and clinical trials at Levine Children’s Hospital. Joedance, held annually, is committed to screen films of Charlotte, North Carolina film producers, writers and directors.

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    Keeping My Promise

    Thanks to the help and support of the Joedance community, we have been able to help fund a clinical trial for Osteosarcoma, created the paid Joedance Internship Program, and donated over $120,000 to Levine Children’s Hospital to date, all while supporting local Charlotte filmmakers.

    “I made a promise to Joe that I would raise money in Charlotte. I had no idea what that would look like. I think if he was here today, and saw everything that we’ve done, he’d be very proud of it. It’s very special to make a promise, and then seven years later realize that promise in memory of Joe.”

    A special thanks to Eric Bridenstine and the Charlotte Checkers for the fantastic work on this video.

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Keeping My Promise

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