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.
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”
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.
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.
Lady Grey and her Lovelies joins the Centre Film Festival on Opening Night with dance and cabaret performances that will bring the magic of vaudeville back to life on the Rowland stage. Lady Grey will also be teaching a masterclass on Saturday, November 9 at 11.30am. Check out the details here and see you at the Rowland!
The century-old Rowland Theatre will be host to the inaugural Centre Film Festival, a weekend festival that includes award-winning feature and short films, a showcase of new work by area high school students, live music and masterclasses led by visiting artists. It is the first project by the Centre Film Workshop, a grassroots organization founded in the summer of 2019 to bring local stories to film and create a platform for locally relevant multimedia storytelling, dialogue and screenings. The festival’s community partners include the Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation, the Rowland Theatre, and Galaxy’s Central Intermediate Unit 10. The festival is made possible in part by the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Pennsylvania Partnership for the Arts. the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State University.