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OCTOBER 4th - 6th 2019 | SOMERVILLE, NJ

Join us October 4th – 6th as we take over Somerville, NJ and kick off our first annual celebration of film and art.



Ville Fest Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to establishing an annual event platform dedicated to exposing the influence of storytelling through independent film and art.

By inviting filmmakers and artists from all over the country to join us for a weekend of celebration on October 5th, 2019, we hope to kick off the first of many successful film festivals driven by our mission.


Our ultimate goal is to foster a permanent home for the arts community in Somerville, New Jersey, and surrounding areas while contributing to the growth of our esteemed downtown with thousands of festival attendees every year.


3 days, 48 films, 18 events, 1 amazing weekend. How will you attend? Plan your trip below by purchasing tickets individually or select a ticket package and attend Ville Film Fest like a celebrity. You can also purchase tickets at the festival.

8 PM - 10 PM

The Tony Alva Story

St. John’s Episcopal Church

10 PM - 12 AM

Opening Night Party

Village Brewing

11:00 AM

Street Festival Open

Division Street

11:30 AM

Filmmaker Hub

Cheech's Own

12 PM - 1 PM

Way Beyond Shorts


1 PM - 3 PM

Rush Hour


1 PM - 2:55 PM

Thunder Road

United Reform Church

2 PM - 3:15 PM

Everything or Nothing Tour

Immaculata High School

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

These Are Shorts: Some Narrative & Some Documentary

St. John’s Episcopal Church

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

All Ages Shorts

Immaculata High School

4 PM - 6 PM

Mira Al Futuro Shorts Block

United Reform Church

5:30 PM - 7 PM

Gospel of Eureka

St. John’s Episcopal Church

7 PM

Street Festival Close

Division Street

6 PM - 9 PM


Immaculata High School

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

En El Séptimo Dia

United Reform Church

8 PM - 10 PM

Memory Video

St. John’s Episcopal Church

8 PM - 10 PM


St. John’s Episcopal Church

10:30 PM - 1 AM

Festival V.I.P After Party

Project P.U.B.

4 PM

Awards Ceremony

Cheech's Own


Skip the Line. Secure Your Seats. Attend Like a Celebrity.

Party Pass

  • For Parties Only
  • Access to all parties
  • Access to Division St. Festival

Day Pass

  • For Saturday Only
  • Attend any screening
  • First Access to Seats
  • Access to Division St. Festival

All Access Badge

  • Attend any screening
  • First Access to Seats
  • Access to all parties
  • Discounts at our partners
  • Access to our awards ceremony




Bridgewater Locals To Bring Film Festival To Somerville

Founders of Cheech’s Own Coffee Company created “Ville Film Festival” to make Somerville a focal point for fine arts and tourism.


Inaugural Gala for Ville Film Festival to be Hosted at Village Brewing Company in Somerville

On Thursday, August 8th, Ville Fest Inc. will host a fundraising gala open to the public at Village Brewing Company. This fundraising event is in efforts to raise money for the inaugural Ville Film Fest on October 5, 2019. Accompanying exceptional drinks and food will be a raffle offering amazing prizes from local businesses.


Somerville film festival to raise funds with Aug. 8 gala at brewery

Seems like every downtown in Central Jersey wants to have its own film festival.

Somerville is the latest of the bunch with Ville Fest coming in October. To raise funds for it, the nonprofit Ville Fest Inc. is throwing a gala on Aug. 8 at Village Brewing Co., a hot new spot downtown.


Somerville Film Fest Hosts Fundraising Gala Tonight

The owners of Cheech’s Own Coffee Company at 25 Division St. are the latest to form a non-profit corporation to promote and enhance the arts and tourism in Somerset County’s evolving Downtown.


We can’t make this dream become a reality without your help! Learn how you can support us or get involved.