The East Lansing Film Festival (ELFF) celebrates its 26th year in 2023 by continuing to showcase independent films from around the world. The popular event showcases films from around the world. Formats include short films, feature films, and documentaries.
Festival films are chosen for their unique viewpoints, cultures, and backgrounds, with the idea that a film can be as enlightening as it is entertaining. Many of the films even make their premiere at the festival! All are eligible for ELFF Audience Awards. Cash prizes are awarded for Best Feature, Best Documentary, and Best Short Film.
Even more exciting, directors of films at the festival often attend, joining in Q&A sessions and other festival events. Past years have seen such Hollywood luminaries as Michael Moore, Oliver Stone and Bruce Campbell.
Beyond films, ELFF also includes a host of special events, parties, and seminars. While most of this year’s details are still under wraps, excitement is building. Where will you be?
East Lansing Film Festival 2023
This year’s week-log festival is November 9th through the 15th, 2023. Screenings are at Studio C in the Meridian Mall, located at 1999 Central Park Drive in Okemos, MI. This is less than a half hour’s pleasant drive from The English Inn Restaurant & Pub in Eaton Rapids.
If there’s one way you can make this year’s film festival even better, it’s with accommodations at the English Inn Restaurant & Pub.
Our Eaton Rapids inn is located on the banks of the Grand River, just a half hour’s drive from the festival, yet worlds away when it comes to peace and quiet. Come soak in the genteel comforts of our plush, old world accommodations, sculpted gardens, and on site, award winning restaurant and English pub. You’ll wonder why you’ve ever stayed anywhere else! Book your stay at The English Inn Restaurant & Pub today!
Michigan’s largest and second oldest film festival, the East Lansing Film Festival (ELFF), celebrates 25 years in 2022 and this year’s festival promises to be extra special! November 2nd through the 10th, 2022.
ELFF celebrates the silver screen with a week long, world-class exhibition of independent films in Lansing every year. The festival’s 9 days see over 100 films, including feature-length films, short subject, and documentaries.
Festival films are chosen for their alternate viewpoints, cultures, and backgrounds in the hopes that they will be enlightening as well as entertaining. Many of the films even premiere at the festival. Exciting!
So exciting, in fact, that even celebrities attend. Screenings at the East Lansing Film Festival draw not just fans but also industry insiders. Big names like Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, and Bruce Campbell, to name but a few past luminaries.
This will be doubly true at this year’s festival. 2022 marks ELFF’s silver anniversary and attendees can expect lots of special events and guests. Most of the details are still under wraps but excitement is building for Michigan’s largest and most diverse film event.
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