THURSDAY SPECIAL EVENTS
THURSDAY - OPENING NIGHT FILM "DEAD BULLET"
6:30pm Red Carpet Arrivals/ 7:30pm Film Screening with Q&A Session
We're very excited to kick-off the 5th Annual LIFF Thursday Night with our Opening Night action/thriller "Dead Bullet". Join LIFF and the Filmmakers and walk the Red Carpet starting at 6:30pm, with the Film Screening at 7:30pm. See Opening Night Film Details on the OPENING NIGHT FILM PAGE.
THURSDAY - AFTER-PARTY @ Tropicana Trellis Bar
10:00pm LIFF Opening Night After-party
Join us for the Opening Night After-party on Thursday, October 13 at 10:00pm at the Tropicana Trellis Bar outside near Casino Dr. - A great time to relax after a long day of traveling and network with other Festival guests and Filmmakers. Enjoy hosted appetizers and meet some of the Filmmakers attending LIFF. Tickets for the Opening Night Film screening of "Dead Bullet" at 7:30pm include the After-party at 10:00pm and can be purchased on the LIFF sales page now.
FRIDAY SPECIAL EVENTS
FRIDAY - YOUTH FILMMAKING WORKSHOP
"Make Your Movie! Tell Your Story!"
4:00pm - Tropicana Coronado Room / By: Brian Brown and Lajuan Johnson
$10 - Includes Workshop / Dinner / 1 Movie Ticket for "Life Heist" on Friday Night
The Friday Filmmaker Workshop will be at 4:00pm - 5:30pm in the Coronado Room at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino. After the Workshop join the Hosts for Dinner in the LIFF Filmmaker Suite from 5:30pm-6:30pm provided by Desert Dreams Studio. Following Dinner the group will head over to the Laughlin Stadium 9 Cinemas for the Film Screening of "Life Heist" a film Directed by an 18 year old Filmmaker who will be at the festival and screening! The Friday Workshop is part of the special LIFF Youth Workshop for new and young filmmakers alike.
Please click on the above .PDF for All Workshop Details, Tickets now available!
Special Desert Dreams Youth Filmmaker Starter Kit Raffle during Workshop!!!
LIFF'S OKTOBERFEST - COLORADO BELLE
10:00pm - Pints Brewery in Colorado Belle
Come enjoy some refreshing beer and tasty food at LIFF's Oktoberfest in the Pints Brewery at the Colorado Belle at 10:00pm on Friday night. Catch up with fellow filmmakers after a long day of watching movies, it's a great time to plan out what films to see Saturday and Sunday during LIFF.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY SPECIAL EVENTS
SATURDAY - LIFF AWARDS SHOW
8:00pm Cocktail Hour / 9:00pm Awards Show - Tropicana Pavilion Theater
LIFF's annual Awards Show kicks off Saturday, October 15th in the Pavilion Theater - Starting at 8:00pm with a Cocktail Hour with Hors d'oeuvres followed by the Awards Show at 9:00pm. LIFF will present Awards to Films in various categories, providing some entertainment and films along the way. The Awards show usually lasts about 2 hours with a short intermission. Our good friends at the Tropicana Laughlin generously award a $250 Cash Prize to the Best University Film of their choice at the LIFF Awards Show!
SATURDAY - FILMMAKER WORKSHOPS
WORKSHOP DETAILS coming soon!!!
Tropicana Laughlin Hotel & Casino
2121 S. Casino Dr.
Laughlin, Nevada 89029
SUNDAY - FILMMAKER BREAKFAST & PANEL
10:00am Breakfast / 10:30am Filmmaker Panel Discussion - Tropicana Pavilion Theater
Join us for our annual Filmmaker Breakfast and Panel Discussion. Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast and some Mimosas from the Tropicana sponsored Mimosa Station. LIFF hosts a panel discussion covering topics including Filming on Location and the challenges of Indie-Film Production. Don't miss our special LIFF Raffle during the breakfast, various prizes include a Carnival Cruise package for LIFF @ Sea 2017!
Laughlin Stadium 9 Cinemas
1955 S. Casino Dr.
Laughlin, Nevada 89029