POPPY JASPER INTERNATIONAL  FILM  FESTIVAL | #PJIFF2019 | April 3-7 | Morgan Hill & Gilroy, CA POPPY JASPER INTERNATIONAL  FILM  FESTIVAL | #PJIFF2019 | April 3-7 | Morgan Hill & Gilroy, CA

Earlier this year we invited community members to try their hand at movie making in our Pre-Festival Filmmaker Programs. Three programs provided opportunities for youth, millennials, and 40-plus adults to experience filmmaking basics from start to finish. The films they created are being shown at the festival.

Fall Family Movie Night

“The Wizard of Oz”
October 26, 2018 | 6:30-9 pm
Outdoor Amphitheater

Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center

Enjoy the original “Wizard of Oz” that’s captivated movie audiences for generations. Bring your kids in their favorite Halloween costumes for their chance to win a prize.

Summer Outdoor Movie Night

“Shake, Rattle & Roll”
July 14, 2018 at 8 pm
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center

Bring the entire family to this youth movie musical. If you like “Hairspray” and “Grease,” you’ll love this film featuring classic 1950s and 60s doo-wop, pop, and rock ‘n roll favorites. By Bay Area director and producer John Bisceglie and filmmakers 152 West Productions. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy.

PJIFF Youth Film Festival

Sunday April 8th, 2018
Grange Hall
40 E 4th Street
Morgan Hill, CA

Celebrating Young Filmmakers
Last winter, local youth in our Young Filmmakers Program created iMovies from start to finish.
We’ll show their short films and recognize their work.

10am to 11:30am

Celebrating Young Musicians
Brandon Spendlove
Singer and Guitarist with up and coming LA band known as Bleach!

11:30am to 12:30pm

PJIFF Millennials Music Video

Saturday, April 7th, 2018
“The District” (new location)
7652 Monterey Road
Gilroy, CA

Our Millennial Music Video Program brought together five local (and millennial generation) filmmakers who recorded the performance of an up & coming local band, Ghost Rock. The video will be screened and the band will perform LIVE, 7pm – 11:30pm.

PJIFF 40&UP Crowdpleaser

Thursday, April 5th, 2018
Morgan Hill Community Playhouse
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA

Our 40&Up Filmmaker Program brought together some creative folks who made an awesome short film, “The Last Song.” This tribute to film noir is not to be missed. 8-10pm.

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April 3 - 7, 2019
Morgan Hill | Gilroy