Milton Film Festival Heads for Halton Hills

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Milton Film Festival is heading for the hills. Halton Hills that is. The ninth annual event will host in-person screenings at Georgetown's John Elliott Theatre (JET).

The festival begins January 29 with a full week of virtual screenings. In-person screens will be at JET from February 4-7. The program will include the short films, as well as live Q&A. Feature film announcements will be made later this month/ early December.

The move was necessitated by the ongoing closure of the FirstOntario Arts Centre- Milton due to COVID-19. The John Elliott Theatre is located at 9 Church St. Georgetown Ontario. Passes, and individual tickets will go on-sale soon. For more information visit their website.

Update: 7/1/2022: Milton Film Festival Goes Completely Online

The Milton Film Festival will go completely online. The move comes in response to Ontario's return to stage two on its reopening framework, which started Wednesday January 5.

They had planned to go ahead with five screenings in-person at the John Elliott Theatre in Georgetown. Only four of the five movies will be available on a virtual basis. They'll be unable to get The Rescue, and will screen Luzzu- a submission from Malta in its place.. Tickets are avialable through their webiste at: www.miltonflimfest.com

Laura Steiner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter, Milton Reporter

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