Centre Film Festival

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Check out the At-A-Glance Schedule

Check out our At-A-Glance schedule for the weekend with this link and downloadable pdf here

Free Shuttle Service

The Centre Film Festival Free Shuttle Service will run from the HUB at Penn State to the Rowland throughout the weekend, thanks to Long Motor Buses. Check out the schedule here.

Check out our poster!

Follow Alexa Stilley, the film student at Penn State University who created the  artwork for the official poster of our inaugural year. Along with the whole creative process.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 7: Faith from Philipsburg
Faith Maguire and high school volunteers spend countless hours crafting a beautiful mural on Front Street in Philipsburg. Faith is committed to beautifying the downtown area and encouraging engagement of local businesses and the community through the Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 6: Scott The Mascot
High School film director and football mascot, Scott Franz, introduces his experience directing his first film that will premiere in the High School Film Competition at the Centre Film Festival.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 5: Poppy’s: Jen Pays Tribute
Welcome to Poppy’s, a locally owned Philipsburg restaurant which takes pride in their town’s history and is hosting County Fair at the Rowland Theatre, on November 9, at 8pm at the Centre Film Festival. Jen pays tribute to Rags McCall, a long-time friend and Philispburg resident.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 4: Hobo King: Luther Gette 
Discover Luther, a local former hobo who takes us on a walk through the historical town of Philipsburg while he reminisces about his youth jumping trains and spending time at beloved landmarks, including the Rowland Theatre.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 3: Kristin and William DeBoer
Local business Brown Dog Catering will donate food and open their doors throughout the weekend of the film festival. Their passion for the arts and for Philipsburg is inspiring. “The film festival is good for Philipsburg… and we think everyone has a voice and every voice is important… and when do you do something like this… it’s important for everybody”

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 2: Taylor The Teacher.
In this episode of Caught in the Act we meet Taylor Jackson. Taylor grew up in Philipsburg, PA, with a love for the arts, and uses her passion as motivation to help the next generation appreciate them as well. She is studying Education at Penn State University.

Caught in the Act: Behind the scenes at the Centre Film Festival

Episode 1: Alexa The Artist
Follow Alexa Stilley, the film student at Penn State University who created the  artwork for the official poster of our inaugural year.