DTC Film Festival (DownTown Covington)
    Presented By: Southern Hotel
    Dates: February 28, 2020 - February 29, 2020
    Recurring: Recurring daily
    Time: Friday, 5-11pm and Saturday, 11am-11:30pm
    Price: $20 Friday or Saturday, $30 for a Weekend Pass
    Location: Southern Hotel
    Address: 428 E. Boston St., Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: (985) 705-3380

The 3rd Annual DTC Film Festival (DownTown Covington) returns to the Southern Hotel in Covington, Louisiana on Friday and Saturday, February 28-29, 2020. Admission is $20 on Friday and $20 on Saturday, or $30 for a weekend pass. Purchase tickets at https://filmfreeway.com/DTCFilmFestival/tickets.

The DTC (Downtown Covington) Film Festival provides a warm and welcoming environment for filmmakers to screen their work and interact with the audience in one of Louisiana's most beautiful hotels. The festival's goal is to spotlight unique stories and award filmmakers for their cinematic achievements.

All films will screen at the luxurious Southern Hotel in the heart of Downtown Covington, located just 45 minutes from New Orleans.The festival features over 25 films--shorts and features, student films, locally-made and foreign films as well as panel discussions and opportunities for filmmakers to interact with judges and the audience at several social events.

Festivities begin Friday at 5:00 p.m. with a Meet-and-Greet at the Southern's Cypress Bar, film screenings beginning at 6:00 p.m, followed by the Opening Night Celebration. Events continue on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with screenings starting at 12:00 noon and running all afternoon, plus more social events, including the Filmmakers' After Party after the last screening.

Awards will be presented for:

  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Documentary Film
  • Best Short Documentary Film
  • Best Student Film
  • Best Foreign Film

The selection process will be conducted by a panel of judges. The Southern Hotel is serving as the festival host and will play no role in the selection process.


Located just 45 minutes north of New Orleans, the Southern Hotel’s vaunted history of hospitality began in 1907 as a physical and spiritual retreat where visitors could re-energize amidst the cool breeze, piney woods and mineral springs. Today visitors can enjoy Downtown Covington's art galleries, boutiques, award winning restaurants, farmer's market and parks, as well as live music and nightlife, all with in walking distance of the hotel.

For more information, contact festival director Jessy Cale Williamson at glasspictures2007@gmail.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/DTCfilmfest/. For tickets, go to https://filmfreeway.com/DTCFilmFestival/tickets.

428 E. Boston St
Tel: (985) 400-5657
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DTC Film Festival (DownTown Covington)