August 11, 2018 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Red Skelton Performing Arts Center


Laughter Film Festival Vincennes, IN. Challenges filmmakers to make a comedy without sex, gore and four-letter words. Red Skelton was known for silly characters, physical comedy and able to tell a story without saying a word. The Red Skelton Museum would like to recognize films that share this talent. “If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.” – Red Skelton


– Best Comedy
– Best Non-verbal (Silent Spot)
– Best Physical Comedy
– Best Pathos
– Best Silly Character
– Best Feel Good Film

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Admission: $10 includes admission to Museum & Festival button.

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Buttons purchased in advance may be picked up at the museum

$5 for film festival only.


Saturday August 11


Rag Dolls; The Orphans; No Signal; Stage Fright or Flight; No Signal; Mannequin; The Tooth Fairy Mishap; Rewind; Magic-Off: The Final Act;



A Bolt from the Blue; PHAT Girl; Signed, Sealed, Delivered; Meanwhile in Another Part of the Forest; Basketball; Audiophilia; Monsters Anonymous; My Brother the Knight;

12:15-1:15 LUNCH BREAK


Girl Clown; Laugh Clown Laugh; That Smell; Once upon a dream;

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Imitation of Wife; Present Tense; Bengleton Socks: Bummer; The Couch; Guildlines to hikers; Family Vacation

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Rent-a-Person; Validation; Slow; The Phone Book; A Wedding Like That


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