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Free State Festival Live Performance: The Middle Tell

Free State Festival is quickly approaching, bringing a feast of independent film screenings, psychedelic visual arts exhibitions, a chorus of musical acts, and a taste of tequila. Adding a new dimension to this year’s offerings, Lawrence Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters, will present The Middle Tell, a narrative work conducted through … Continued


2018 Free State Festival | KPR

Week of September 9, 2018: Film, music, art, and ideas! It’s a sneak peek at this year’s Free State Festival, with founder Marlo Angel and co-director Ben Ahlvers of the Lawrence Arts Center. We’ll also hear from musical guest Fantastic Negrito, from an interview on “Speed of Sound” on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.  The … Continued






Free State Fest in Seattle

Free State Festival Director Marlo Angell attended the Seattle International Film Festival last week to attend the Film Festival Alliance’s Regional Roundtable. The Film Festival Alliance (FFA) fosters collaboration between mission-driven film festivals around the world and the Free State Festival is honored to be a current member of this organization. This weekend’s series of … Continued