Phil Holbrook, director of “Tilt,” and film festival coordinator, watched the Ch

Grab your popcorn: Film festival grows in Brainerd


For movie buffs, a film festival at the Chalberg Theatre in Brainerd may be an opportunity to see the early work of future masters. 

The two-day EgoFest short video film festival this Friday and Saturday grew from a single event in 2006. 

Filmmaker and event coordinator Phil Holbrook of Brainerd said it was amazing to see how much the event has grown. 

“We have entries from all over the country and Canada,” Holbrook said. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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