ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Film fans will be able to sit under the stars Sunday n ight to see a selection of “short-short” films of no more than 2 minutes during the FilmOneFst.
The film festival was originally scheduled for Saturday night but organizers have postponed it until the Sunday night rain date because of strong storms forecast for the area.
In the event of rain or high winds on Sunday, the festival will be held at the Charles Hesse Parish Hall, 55 South Ave.
The awards ceremony, slated for 11 a.m. Sunday, will take place at that time.
This free town-wide celebration of film has become an exciting exhibition of the art of filmmaking and a must-attend event at the shore. Filmmakers from around the world and across the country are showcased on a giant outdoor screen.
FilmOneFest begins at 7 p.m. in the municipal harbor, with artists and craftspeople exhibiting and demonstrating their creations. Stilt-walkers, face-painters, and clowns will be present for the children to enjoy. Live music provided by the Matt Wade Band, and local restaurants will offer dishes for all tastes.
Admission and parking are free. Audience members may bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. A limited number of premium seats are available to purchase at FilmOneFest.
This program is sponsored by the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and is made possible in part by the Monmouth County Arts Council through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the County Historical Commission, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National.