Elgin Short Film Festival
The 2021 Elgin Short Film Festival will be held on September 18 at The Hemmens Cultural Center. This year's event will be hybrid with virtual and in-theatre presentations. Six short films will be shown and winners will be selected by a panel of celebrity judges and you! Audience members will cast their votes for their favorite film at intermission. Following intermission awards and prizes will be presented. The excitement starts with the Red Carpet Reception at 6pm, followed by the film screening at 7pm. Food and beverages will be available. There will also be a screening of the 1910 film "Wilful Peggy" starring Mary Pickford that will be accompanied by a live chamber music performance by Chamber Music on the Fox.