Louisville International Festival of Film kicks off - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Louisville International Festival of Film kicks off

Thursday was opening night at the Kentucky Science Center. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Thursday was opening night at the Kentucky Science Center. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Filmmaker Phil Keoghan (Source: WAVE 3 News) Filmmaker Phil Keoghan (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Indie filmmakers from all over the world are in Louisville for the International Festival of Film.

Thursday was opening night at the Kentucky Science Center.

The first screening was of "Le Ride," a bicycle documentary about the Tour De France.

“Le Ride” filmmaker Phil Keoghan said, “When you first show a film it’s a combination of nerves and excitement. You put so much sweat equity into making a documentary in particular.”

MORE FROM WAVE3.COM
Judge: KY panhandling law is unconstitutional
Help name the new LMPD horse
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular opens at Iroquois Park


This is the 8th year Louisville has hosted the festival.

The festival will run from Oct. 13 to 15. For more information, click here.

Copyright 2016 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.

  • WAVE 3 NewsNEWSMore>>

  • With residents lacking flood insurance, Salem launches relief fund

    With residents lacking flood insurance, Salem launches relief fund

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:27:33 GMT
    Salem Middle School floodingSalem Middle School flooding

    According to FEMA, the average annual residential flood insurance policy is $426 in Salem, and $1,130 for a business.

    More >>

    According to FEMA, the average annual residential flood insurance policy is $426 in Salem, and $1,130 for a business.

    More >>
  • Salem recovery begins after devastating flood

    Salem recovery begins after devastating flood

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-05-21 03:50:09 GMT
    Salem flooding damage (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)Salem flooding damage (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)

    Business owners and volunteers were out picking up the pieces and cleaning up the mud on Saturday.

    More >>

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - You could hear the pieces slowing being put back together in Salem early Saturday morning. Within three hours, water rose from around four to eighteen feet on the Blue River at Salem Friday night. “It was just unreal,” Bailey Sidwell said. “I just didn'

    More >>
  • Please and Thank You robbed, all stolen money recovered

    Please and Thank You robbed, all stolen money recovered

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:53 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:53:24 GMT
    Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You realized shortly after arriving at work that something was wrong. (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You realized shortly after arriving at work that something was wrong. (Source: Jobina Fortson/ WAVE 3 News)

    Early Thursday morning, Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You, opened the coffee shop for the day. “The sun was already coming up so it was a little less spooky than it could have been,” Goldberg said. However, her morning routine quickly came to a halt.

    More >>

    Early Thursday morning, Zara Goldberg, a barista at Please and Thank You, opened the coffee shop for the day. “The sun was already coming up so it was a little less spooky than it could have been,” Goldberg said. However, her morning routine quickly came to a halt.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly