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Bow Wow Film Festival Sunday, June 23, 2019

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Bow Wow Film Festival

  • Date: June 23
  • Time: 2:00 pm TO 4:00 pm
  • Price: $7
    Tickets proceeds go will go towards As Good As Gold: Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois


Gorton is excited to host the 4th Annual Bow Wow Film Festival following Gorton’s Dog Day festivities!

Come join us for this fun event to celebrate our beloved canine companions and all the richness they bring to our lives! The festival will include short movies about working dogs, both old school and new school, we will go international with movies filmed abroad and have some goofy stories that are sure to make you smile. Come laugh and cheer and maybe even tear up a bit as we marvel in all the ways these beloved furry creatures touch our lives!

All proceeds will benefit the marvelous work of As Good As Gold: Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois.


GORTON’S ANNUAL DOG DAY: Before the films, join us at Gorton Community Center’s Annual Dog Day! Enjoy fun activities with your “best friend” including games, crafts for kids, dog agility course, a costume contest, treats and more! There is a $5 entry fee per dog and can be paid online or cash at the door. All the fun will happen in the Gorton Community Center parking lot on Saturday, June 22nd from 10-12pm!



As Good as Gold – Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois is dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of Golden Retrievers and golden mixes who are in need.  In addition, As Good as Gold educates Golden Retriever guardians and the general public about the importance of spaying/neutering, positive training methods, diet and exercise, appropriate medical treatment and humane care.


Bow Wow is a traveling film festival that celebrates, educates and inspires all things doggie (with or without their human) through the art of short film. Bow Wow Film Fest features some of the year’s’ best pooch themed short films all wrapped up in one beautiful, fun-loving package!



Gorton Community Center will take and may use photos and videos from this event for its promotional purposes. Your attendance indicates your consent to the above.

Film and Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: There is no refund given for unused film or event tickets.

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