Opening Gala

The festival will open at the Lincoln Grand 8 theater with a special screening of Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln at 6:00 pm.  Following the film there will a reception in the rotunda of the Logan County Courthouse (a block walk) where hor d'oeurves and drinks served. During the reception there will be a seminar - Searching for the Lincoln Legacy by Dr. Samuel Wheeler.  The Lincoln College Jazz Combo will entertain.

Hor d'oeurves by Bean Sprouts. Spirits by Spirited Republic.

Friday  |  Logan County Courthouse  |  5:30 PM - 10:30 PM


Lincoln native Elizabeth (Pegram) Leake will be with us on Sunday, October 16th to welcome guests to the Lincoln Film Fest’s viewing of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap. Elizabeth works as a research computing consultant and correspondent for the global performance technology industry.  After the show, she will lead a discussion at By the Bean for those who would like to learn more about her experience as an advocate for women and girls who CODE.

Sunday  |  By the Bean  |  3:25 PM

Women who Code