Clarence Brown Film Festival

Various Locations
Monday, July 3, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

Celebrate the work and legacy of Knoxville's Clarence Brown, one of Hollywood’s most highly regarded directors. His prolific body of work spanned the silent era into the 1950s. 

Join international experts in downtown Knoxville for an exploration of Brown's legacy through film screenings, talks, tours, and more. All events are free and open to the public.

Visit for the Clarence Brown Film Festival Schedule of Events


Lights! Camera! East Tennessee!

Presented by the Knox County Public Library and the East Tennessee Historical Society, the new exhibition Lights, Camera, East Tennessee explores Knoxville's participation and representation in moving images, from the earliest days of film to today. 

Learn more about the celebrated actors East Tennessee lays claim to, including John Cullum, Dale Dickey, Mary Costa, Christina Hendricks, Leslie Jordan, Levi Kreis, and others.