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Auburn Adventure Film Festival

January 20

Check out this inaugural film festival! Auburn’s Adventure Film Festival centers around adventure-based themes and pairs each grouping of films with local, hands-on adventures for the audience to experience. Themes include ski, surf, bike, mountain, culinary, ice, skate, family and child play adventures.

CULINARY ADVENTURE – 10 AM

If you live to eat — rather than eat to live — this is the cinematic smorgasbord for you. Food is a daily adventure, especially for those with daring palates, open minds and some air miles. Travel around the world for a taste of different cultures courtesy of some of the most committed and most decorated chefs, from the Syrian refugee who runs “The Nicest Place In America” to the Austrian exec who raises truly slow food, to the maverick pasta savant who educates diners one hand-made dish at a time.

Admission: $10 or get a Film Festival Pass for $75 which gets you access to all films during the festival weekend. All sales are final.  There are no refunds, no exchanges possible.

  • YASSIN FALAFEL (d. Mohammed Gorjestani) – 8:40
  • VERRUCKT: THE SNAIL FARMER OF VIENNA (d. Kevin Longa) – 4:26
  • FUNKE (d. Gab Taraboulsy) – 90:00

 

GOR GAI THAI ADVENTURE (ACTIVITY) – Noon-1:30PM  

After a morning of mouth-watering movies, it’s only fair we offer you lunch. Join us for an exclusive and irresistible buffet of authentic Thai street food and uncommon delicacies brought to you by Gor Gai Thai, the renowned local culinary gem.  Normally closed on Sundays, Gor Gai Thai will open its doors and you will be welcomed by chef-owner for a scrumptious feast sure to chase away any winter chill. 

An additional ticket is needed for this adventure. Cost: $20 per person includes lunch, 1 nonalcoholic beverage, tax, and gratuity. Space is limited to 30 culinary enthusiasts.  614 E Main St, Auburn 98002

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CHILD’S PLAY ADVENTURE – 1 PM

The secret to staying young is playing young: Just because you’ve grown up doesn’t mean you ought to give up the games that always brought you joy. So, get ready to regress to the days of recess and running around: Tag, you’re it! Revisit Hollywood’s hottest comedy of 2018, Tag, with an Auburn connection who inspired its making.

Admission: $10 or get a Film Festival Pass for $75 which gets you access to all films. All sales are final.  There are no refunds, no exchanges possible.

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SKATE ADVENTURE – 7 PM

More than 11 million people still enjoy roller-skating, so where’s the love? Better yet, where are the rinks? Well, Auburn Sk8 still gives folks a chance to get down, get groovy for a wheel good time six days a week. After a special screening of an award-winning doc about the pleasures and impact of roller-dancing and a few shorts chronicling the joys of skateboarding in Paris and St. Louis to get things rolling, prepare to skate the night away with some celebrity guests and other surprises.

Admission: $10 or get a Film Festival Pass for $75 which gets you access to all films. All sales are final.  There are no refunds, no exchanges possible.

Films, Directors and Running Times (in minutes)

  • SANCTUARY (d. Ashley Seering) – 7:53
  • AROUND THE BLOCK (d. Tristan Helias & Killian Lassabliere) – 2:13
  • ROLLER DREAMS (d. Kate Hickey) – 81:00


SUPER SKATE DERBY PARTY AT AUBURN SK8 (ACTIVITY) – 9 PM

Skate, dance, schmooze the night away at Auburn Skate. Take it easy or test yourself alongside the all-pro Dockyard Derby Dames, who will also provide a tantalizing demo of their bloodsport… just for fun. It’s Closing Night, y’all, let’s roll!

An additional ticket is needed for this adventure. Cost: $9 per person and includes skate rental. If rollerblades are preferred, there is a $2 surcharge at the rink.

Auburn Skate, 1825 Howard Rd, Auburn 98002

 

For more information about the Auburn Adventure Film Festival please contact the Tourism Coordinator at 253-876-1978 or e-mail exploreauburn@auburnwa.gov

For complete information, film tickets and passes, and adventure tickets visit auburnadventurefilmfestival.org.

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Date:
January 20
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Venue

Auburn Ave Theater
10 Auburn Avenue
Auburn,WAUnited States
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