The Magnolia Independent Film Festival is hosting its 24th edition as a hybrid of a drive-in and virtual experience. The lineup ranges from drama to comedy and from narrative to documentary and includes work from all over the world.
The drive-in will take place on Saturday, February 27th at the Mississippi Horse Park with two screenings; the first screening beginning at 6:00pm and the late-night beginning at 10:45pm.
The first drive-in screening will feature 10 short films and 1 feature film, and the late-night drive-in screening will additionally feature 2 short films and 1 feature film.
The virtual portion festival will take place from Thursday, February 25 – Saturday, February 27. The lineup and festival tickets have now been released to the public.
The virtual festival will feature 42 films: 39 short films and 3 feature films.
How to Get Tickets
Tickets for both the drive-in and virtual portions are now on sale and can be purchased at themag2021.eventive.org.
- $30 Drive-In / per car (includes access to late-night drive-in)
- $10 Late Night Drive-In / per car
- $25 Virtual
- $40 Virtual VIP
- $25 Acting Workshop – Lance Nichols
- $5 – Workshops and Panels
About The Mag
The Mag, Mississippi’s first and longest-running film festival, will continue its legacy of bringing quality independent films and filmmakers from around the world to the Golden Triangle for the 24th year.
Funded in part by grants provided by the Mississippi Arts Commission, the Starkville Area Arts Council, NEA, South Arts, and Mississippi Film Office, as well as various local and regional sponsors, The Mag will feature dozens of filmmakers from all over the state, country, and world.
Additionally, workshops and panels will be featured during the virtual film festival. Such additions include a “Women in Film” panel, “The State of Mississippi Film” panel, “The 5 Stages of Screenwriting” workshop hosted by Michael Williams, and an exclusive Acting Workshop hosted by accomplished actor Lance Nichols.
“We are excited to continue the legacy of The Mag with a safe and entertaining event for the Golden Triangle community,” stated Bailey Berry, festival director of The Mag. “There are no limits this year as it can be experienced from the comfort of your own home or even your car, and with this diverse lineup, it’s going to be an experience that anyone and everyone can enjoy.”
For more information, visit themag2021.eventive.org