Toledo gearing up for film festival this weekend

Town Crier

The Plomondon Independent Film Festival International is expected to take place this weekend in Toledo and filmmakers both local and foreign have submitted entries.

New international films from South Korea and Turkey have joined those Austria, France, Ireland and Japan, while locals such from Spokane, Portland and Bellingham are participating, as well.

One highly-anticipated entry has come from long-time participant Andy Lahmann, who has submitted a pilot for the potential television series Belliingham T’nite, which was created along with comedian Ryan Stiles.

The festival is taking place Friday and Saturday at the Morgan Arts Centre (190 Plomondon Rd., Toledo) and the price of tickets will be $2 for adults, $1 for children, students and seniors. Those attending should be prepared to wear their film critic’s hat, as entries will be voted upon in different categories but audience members, who will also be able to provide specific feedback for the filmmakers. For more information, call (360) 864-4ART.