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Indie short films from Kansas and beyond

No Coast Film Fest

Friday, August 23, 2024 to Sunday, August 25, 2024 

Emporia Granada Theatre, 807 Commercial St, Downtown Emporia [View Map]

Free Admission to all screenings

No Coast Film Fest brings together new & established filmmakers from all over the world to celebrate the short film genre, right here in Kansas. The event takes place in the historic Emporia Granada Theatre, a showpiece of 1920s opulence and a throwback to the early days of theatre. Now in its 6th year, No Coast Film Fest screens both Award-winning short films from the international film festival circuit as well as discoveries from first-time filmmakers. Filmmakers who submit their work compete for one of three prizes – the Grand Jury Prize, the Audience Award, and the Kraken Award.


Friday, August 23
  • Opening Night of the 6th Annual Short Film Festival! Stay tuned for more information.
Saturday, August 24
  • Film Screenings at the Granada Theatre. Free & open to the public. Stay tuned for schedule.

Sunday, August 25

  • Stay tuned for schedule.

Make it a weekend

In between film screenings, check out these other Downtown Emporia gems, all within walking distance of the Granada Theatre:

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Radius Brewing Company

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Sweet Granada Chocolate Cafe

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Save the Date

August 23, 2024 - August 25, 2024

Emporia Granada Theatre

No Coast Film Fest

Free Admission