Loft Conversions in Tucson, AZ
Ground Zero for the Fest is the nonprofit, community-supported LOFT CINEMA, Tucson's premier venue for art films - independent, foreign, alternative and classic narrative films and documentaries. Lead Programmer Mike Plante will be working closely with THE LOFT's year-round team to select the films. Plante is a consultant with Sundance, where he was Short Film Programmer from 2002-2006 and an Associate Programmer since then. a Film Programmer at CineVegas from 2002-2009, Plante worked at THE LOFT in the late 1990s.
read moreWithout The Loft Cinema, audiences in Southern Arizona would not have access to the many films and visiting filmmakers who have enriched Tucson's cultural identity. Our signature events are screenings with filmmaker Q&As, with more than 450 film industry professionals and scholars visiting the theatre to date. We screen new independent and foreign films and documentaries, along with classic art films, interactive events including a monthly short film contest, sing-a-longs and cult favorites. Every year The Loft Cinema has dozens of community partners working to create community and raise awareness of a myriad of issues.