District 196 Film Fest slated March 16 at IMAX Theatre

The District 196 Film Fest will run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 16, at the IMAX Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley.

It will include more than 60 student-produced films from south metro schools including Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Mendota Heights and Rosemount. Also featured will be the exhibition of Clean Shorts Too – three short films produced by the Rosemount High School Film-Lot.

The films will be judged and critiqued by a panel of local experts in the business. Students will win prizes for “Best of” categories as well as Best of Fest. The audience will make their choice for Audience Favorite.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. More information is at www.District196.org/rhs/filmfestival.