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Q: Where is the festival being held?

A: Spotlight Cinemas Capital 8 at 201 Columbia Mall Blvd Ste 211, Columbia, SC 29223

Q: Where do I park?

A: Free parking at the theater. You can also consider taking an Uber or Lyft.

Q: Where can I pick up my tickets and passes that I order online?

A: We will hold your passes, shirts, and daily tickets at the check in desk at the theater.  You can pick them up anytime after the festival starts. 


Q: Will food and beverage be available?

A: Concessions will be available in the theater.


Q: Do you accept credit cards?

A: Yes, we accept all major credit cards.


Q: Can I come and go all day?

A: Yes, your VIP or daily pass allows you to come as go as you wish.  Daily tickets are only good for the particular day you purchased it for.


Q: What are the films rated?

A: Most of the films are not rated but some may contain violence, blood, gore, and know the good stuff.  Check the description of the film online or on the schedule.


Q: Is there a schedule of what films are playing each day?

A: Yes.  We will have them posted here or will have one for you to pick up at the fest.


Q: If I am a filmmaker, what should I bring?

A: You want to promote your film so bring postcards, stickers, posters, etc...anything to promote your film.  Connecting with the audience is a great way to get votes for the audience choice award.


Q: Where should I stay?

A: Hotels are all downtown in Columbia and close to the theater.  


Q: Uber or Lyft?

A: YES!!  Both are available in Charleston.

Q: What is the closest airport?

A: Columbia Metropolitan Airport. (CAE)


Q: How can I support independent film?

A: By coming to the fest!

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