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Art is Activism! 

The Lawrence Arts Center returns to its film-centric roots this summer to present the Free State Film Festival - a stellar showcase of films, live comedy and on-stage music June 27 - July 2.

This summer's program features cutting edge programming by artists not afraid to speak their minds. Highlights include acclaimed comedian/KU Alum Nikki Glaser, Lawrence's favorite storyteller Barry Crimmins, trailblazing Latin soul musicians Chicano Batman, and a slate of feature films that embody the free spirit the festival was founded on.

The festival will include daily happy hour discussions to tap your brain with the themes of the night's programming and a whisky and donuts tasting event at Harold's Whiskey and Donuts for the ultimate celebration. More exciting announcements coming soon!

Free State Film Festival partners include The City of Lawrence, Prairie Fire Entertainment, Kansas Public Radio, the Lawrence Public Library, Five Bar and Tables, Harold's Whisky and Donuts, Mainline Printing, Lawrence Business Magazine, Liberty Hall, and the University Daily Kansan. 

For more information, please email: info@freestatefilmfest.com.

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