Friday, May 31, 2024


7:00 - 9:30 pm

Event Details

This year marks the 20th running season of the 48 Hour Film Project in Des Moines. As part of the celebration, a free public screening entitled “48 turns 20” will be held at the Art Center. Join us for an evening of award winning short films and filmmakers celebrating 20 seasons of the 48 Hour Film Project – Des Moines. Stay after the screening for a panel discussion including some winning teams from past Des Moines competitions. Seating is limited and first come first serve.

This event is free, and no registration is required. Find more information on the 48 Hour Film Project – Des Moines.

This screening includes a selection of previous Best of City Winners:
“Mimes of The Prairie” by Team Last to Enter, 2005
“Man Eating Dumpster” by Presto Video, 2006
“Looking Glass” by Nick Wilson Film & Video, 2008
“The Last Airbander” by Slater Maxwell Productions, 2012
“An Inevitable Mess” by 19 to the 4th Power plus Y, 2013
“Puppy Love” by SouthSiderStudios, 2015
“Paid In Full” by One Genome Short, 2016
“Happy Hiltons” by Illustrate, 2019
“Sanity” by Retro Neon Films, 2020
“Pay What You Can” by Peach Fuzz, 2021
“The Run” by Tiny Explosions, 2022
“Thumb Wars” by Mixed Pictures, 2023


Levitt Auditorium
4700 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States