Knoxville's inaugural film fest kicked off Thursday at the Downtown West Cinema.

The Dogwood Arts, Regal Cinemas, and Secret City Films have teamed up for the Knoxville Film Fest.

The four-day festival will feature 75 independent films including feature films, documentaries, and short films. The festival also features a student competition and a seven-day shoot. Twenty-five teams will get seven days to make a seven-minute movie.

Tickets are available for purchase at and at Downtown West Regal Cinema 8 during the festival. Please keep in mind that there are limited numbers of all tickets available.

VIP Festival Passes - $100
Festival Passes - $75
Student Festival Passes - $50
VIP Reception Tickets - $35
Individual Film Block Tickets - $10
A Conversation with Michael Miner Tickets - $10