The films featured in the upcoming Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival have been revealed.

Presented by Waverly Community House, the festival will take place Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18, at the Ritz Theater and Performing Arts Center, 222 Wyoming Ave., Scranton.

Festival selections include feature films, documentaries, short films, films from Northeast Pennsylvania filmmakers and the Mystery Box Challenge. The lineup for April 17 includes:

  • Comedy feature film “Ape Canyon,” noon to 1:15 pm
  • Short films, 1:45 p.m. (“The Gear,” “The Boy Hero,” “Ontario,” “Zoe In Review,” “So It Goes,” “Chasing Sparks” and “Doesn’t Fall Far”)
  • Drama feature film “Playing with Beethoven,” 3 to 4:45 p.m.
  • Films, awards and Q&A sessions with the Mystery Box Challenge filmmakers, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (seating opens at 5:30); films include “Bailey’s Invitation” by Vinnie Langdon III, “Ghost Jumper” by Trisha Thompson, “The Pitch” by Somber Lotus Films, “The Last Escape” by Route 22 Filmworks, “The Good Times” by T.W.F.C., “Dog Fight” by James Felcon, “Ambivalence” by IHMA, “Johann: A Retrospective” by Todd Klepp/Federated Monkey Studios, “Tenth Dimension” by Desiree Films, “Movie Marathon” by WEV3 Pictures, “In the Night” by C Stands for Cinema and “The Will” by Anthony Cutro

The lineup for April 18 includes:

  • International short films, noon (“The Quiet,” “Coffin Decolette” and “iRony”)
  • Documentaries, 12:45 to 3:15 p.m. (“Made in America,” “Mark Jury” and “Hanson’s Park”)
  • Local films, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (“Charlie Chaplin’s Body,” directed by Jeff Boam; “The Back Breakers,” directed by Alexander Monelli; and “Sing to Me,” directed by Luz Cabrales)

Single-day passes for the festival, now in its fourth year, cost $15, and proceeds benefit the F. Lammot Belin Arts Foundation. For tickets, visit or the Waverly Comm, 1115 North Abington Road.