Colorado has the Sundance and Iowa has the Hardacre. A film festival that began as a humorous experiment has become an international movie competition in eastern Iowa. Troy Peters is director of the Hardacre Film Festival in the Cedar County town of Tipton. The festival is now in its seventh year and is drawing solid films from around the globe and from several budding Iowa filmmakers. Peters says the two-day festival, which concludes today (Saturday), contains all sorts of cinematic entertainment. Out of 60 entries from across the world, there are 15 finalists that will be screened during the festival, including features, shorts, documentaries, animation, experimental, foreign, and student film productions. Tipton’s Hardacre Theatre was built in 1916 as an opera house and is fully restored. It seats 375 people at its single screen. Screenings start this (Saturday) morning at 10 and run well into this evening. More information and a complete screening schedule is available at “”.