Film Festival goes virtual this year

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – The Annual South Dakota Film Festival will have a new look this year.

The event, Sept. 17-26 will be entirely virtual and span 10 days instead of the normal four.

Tom Black, Executive Director of the South Dakota Film Festival, talked about the changes.

He said that the virtual format provides some new opportunities.

The films, trailers, and question and answer sessions will all be available online.

This year’s event will feature more than 50 films, including one in particular that has Black excited.

Black said that while expenses will decrease this year, donations are still appreciated and needed. People can make donations by clicking on a link at