As an international competition showcasing the latest independent flicks by emerging filmmakers, the Dixie Film Festival presents awards to the best feature film, short, comedy, animation, documentary, foreign, screenplay, Mason-Dixon (Georgia filmmaker) and Peach Fuzz (police-related film). The weekend kicks off with a mixer hosted by the festival team at Trappeze Pub on Friday, 7–9 p.m., and a meet and greet with filmmakers, also at Trappeze, is slated for Sunday at 12 p.m. Screenings will run continuously throughout the weekend, with a series of Dixie Shorts on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and a handful of World Shorts on Sunday at 7 p.m. A collection of "Mason-Dixon" screenings—including Restitution, Fun World, Passing, By And By and The Cabin—will highlight recent works of Georgia filmmakers on Saturday at 5 p.m. Check out Flagpole’s calendar or www.dixiefilmfest.com for a full schedule. Tickets are $10 for a two hour screening or $35 for a full festival pass.