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swede fest palm beach 7

24 - Oct
(Nearby Event: Other)
Where:The Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Avenue,, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, 33403
James Bond meets Squid Game, a plastic toy replaces the T-Rex of Jurassic World, and The Breakfast Club gets a modern makeover – these are a few of the creatively awful filmmaking decisions in this year’s swede fest palm beachTM 7 (the Se7en Deadly Swedes)! The film festival celebrating bad remakes of Hollywood hits by amateur filmmakers takes place at the Kelsey Theater in Lake Park. This year’s showcase of ‘bad films made by good people’ is presented by the Palm Beach Film Society on October 24, 2021 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm(ish) at 700 Park Avenue, Lake Park. “Where the Heck is the Red Carpet” walk starts at 6:30 pm. Tickets are limited and on-sale now at lakeparkblackbox.com. \ \ But what is a “swede?” Based on the movie, “Be Kind, Rewind,” a “swede” is a no-budget, hilarious remake of a Hollywood film which spawned an underground sweding craze and resulted in the first swede fest™ in Fresno, Calif. Next came swede fest™ tampa bay, then swede fest™ palm beach in 2012. Picture “Twister” filmed using balled up paper towels; “The Fast and the Furious” reenacted using children’s Big Wheels – these are only a few examples of the hundreds of films submitted in past years. Perfect “short attention span theater,” each film is maxed out at 3 minutes, meaning that as “so-bad-it’s-good” as the film may be, another one is soon to appear. \ \ The audience votes on the best/worst film made, which could win bragging rights for the future (or not) filmmaker, and a special grand prize. Additional award prizes will also be given for overall epic-ness from Lion Country Safari, Palm Beach and Jupiter Dolphin Tours, South Florida Science Center, Palm Beach Zoo, Best Western Hotel WPB, Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham and more, as well as gift certificates. The evening event will once again be emceed by the hilarious improv group Cheese & Crackers. “Directors” and audience members are invited to dress up in their version of “Hollywood” for a stroll down the “Where the Heck is the Red Carpet?