Beaufort Welcomes 7th Annual International Film Festival

February 13 - 17, 2013

Nov 26, 2012, 10:00 ET from Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce

BEAUFORT, S.C., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beaufort International Film Festival returns to the historic waterfront city for its seventh year and will feature approximately 30 independent films and screenplays between February 13 and 17 at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Performing Arts.  The festival concludes with an awards ceremony on February 17. The schedule will be announced in early 2013 and will be available at

Tickets will be available as follows:

  • $5        Individual film screenings
  • $75      Unlimited Film Pass, includes entrance to the Awards Ceremony
  • $30      Daily film pass (valid for either Thursday or Friday)
  • $20      Daily film pass (valid for Saturday)
  • $125    All Events Pass ($100 for Beaufort Film Society members)

Tickets will be available for advance purchase through the Beaufort International Film Festival website and in person at the Beaufort Film Society or the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center. Tickets can also be purchased at the door prior to screenings.

About the Beaufort International Film Festival

The Beaufort Film Festival's mission is to enliven the community by fostering and developing a rich appreciation for the art of filmmaking. In 2007, the Beaufort Regional Film Commission presented the inaugural Beaufort Film Festival. The purpose of the festival is to recognize aspiring filmmakers of almost every genre to include independent film, music, animation, short and long features, documentaries and screenwriting. For more information, visit

About the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce represents the city of Beaufort, the second oldest city in South Carolina. Founded by the British in 1711, the city has a rich history with ties to the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. It is made up of Port Royal Island and its surrounding area within the Lowcountry. The city generates approximately two million visitors annually, and is regarded as one of the most diverse communities because of its history and architecture. It is home to one of the largest population of Gullahs, a culture known for preserving its African linguistic and cultural heritage more than any other African-American community. The Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Air Station and Naval Hospital call Beaufort home.

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SOURCE Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce