Do something good and take on the challenge of the Sidewalk Bad Movie Marathon!


Participants will compete to see who can last the longest in the face of some really terrible movies. Remember, this is a test of endurance, not a race. All are encouraged to join in, whether you're a casual weekend Netflix binger or a true cinephile.

In addition to watching bad movies, participants will work with Sidewalk staff and volunteers to raise much-needed funds to support the important education and outreach work that Sidewalk does year-round.

By participating and fundraising, you will help ensure the continuation of important educational programs like the Sidewalk Youth Board, Sidewalk EDU, and the Black Lens Filmmaker Grant and Membership Program.

Registration, Fees, and Fundraising Goals:

Each marathoner will be asked to raise a minimum amount of funds to cover their expenses and to help Sidewalk Film continue its mission to encourage filmmaking in Alabama and build savvy, media-literate audiences.

A non-refundable $100 donation is required at the time of registration and will be credited toward your fundraising goal.

Registration is open to all and is unlimited; however, The Bad Movie Marathon event is only open to 30 participants.

Half Marathon Qualifying Amount: $500
Half Marathon Total Fundraising Goal: $2,500

Full Marathon Qualifying Amount $1,000
Full Marathon Total Fundraising Goal: $5,000


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