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Sidewalk Film Festival

Birmingham festival helps show the world Alabama’s indie film scene

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When Huntsville director Ben Stark finished the final cut of his movie "Dead Saturday," in March, there was no question which film festival he would go for first.

He and producer Jeremy Burgess submitted the work — a nine-minute thriller starring Eric Roberts — as early as possible to Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival, now in its 17th year.

Assistant Metro Editor Daniel Gaddy: 256-235-3560. On Twitter @DGaddy_Star.

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