The event kicks off at the Belle Mehus Auditorium on Thursday at 7:00 P.M. with a full length documentary, “The Great Alone,” presented by Bismarck State College and ArtsQuest. Friday’s Night of Shorts starts at 7:00 P.M. and features award-winning short films from the region and around the world. Filmmakers are invited on-stage to speak about their film. A Saturday MATINEE at 2:00 P.M. offers additional films as well as the Dakota Film DASH competition and awards ceremony.

* This event contains adult subject matter and is not recommended for children under age 13. Parental guidance suggested. Content and material may not be suitable for all ages or audiences.

To Purchase Tickets in Advance:

Bismarck Event Center Box Office, 315 S 5th St., Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Call 800-514-3849 (ETIX) * convenience or handling fees may apply

Online * convenience or handling fees may apply

Thursday Opening Night Documentary: Free Admission
Friday Night of Shorts: $17 in advance or $22 day of
Saturday MATINEE: $7 in advance or $12 day of
All Access Pass: $37 in advance or $52 day of (includes admission to Friday Night of Shorts, After Party at Terra Nomad with appetizers (limited quantities) and two drink tickets and Saturday MATINEE)

* All tickets are general admission seating and are non-refundable.

 For more information, call 701-258-8767 or email