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BASH - Bay Area Shorts Film Festival, the 2x Annual BASH Film Festival will continue its tradition of showcasing a diverse sampling of BAY AREA made shorts and mini features, award-winning directors along with amateurs breaking in the industry and blowing everyone away. From EPIC Comedies, Horrors to Serious Dramas, and Documentaries our selections are eclectic and all across the board!!!!
Audience choice winners for each section will compete to win Best of 2021 during our MMTB Screening at the end of the night (Winning Filmmakers Get Two Free Passes). Winners will be announced at the end of the night and given their 2021 BASH Award. Some will also be selected as Semi-Finalists and will get to screen at the MMTB Theater.
ABOUT THE LOCATION- (FOR NOW WE ARE ONLINE UNTIL THEATERS OPEN BACK UP and ARE AT FULL CAPACITY- IF THEATER IS FULLY OPENED BY DEADLINE, WE WILL MOVE TO THEATER SETTING DESCRIBED BELOW)
Operated by Landmark since 1994. The building that the Albany Theatre occupies was built in the 1920s, originally as a meeting hall and then a dance hall with live music. In 1935, the building was converted to the new home of the Albany Theatre, which had occupied a small one-story wooden building down the block since around 1914. Structurally it stayed much the same over the years, until the conversion of the balcony into the second auditorium in 1979. More recent improvements have both helped to regain some of the classical charm of the Albany as well as to ensure that everyone has a state of the art movie-going experience. Located in the heart of Albany, and acting as a centerpiece for the downtown area, the Albany is in easy walking distance of a wide variety of eating establishments, from a whole host of different culinary traditions.
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PARKING: Ample free street parking is available. A parking lot positioned behind the theatre is available after 1:00pm on weekdays and all day on weekends as well. (The entrance to the parking lot is on Kains, a one way street.)
Public Transportation: The closest Bart station is the El Cerrito Plaza, which requires a one mile walk south down San Pablo until you reach Solano. Turn Left on Solano. The 18, 72, 72M, 72R, 800 and the G AC transit lines will get you to the Albany or within a block of the Albany.