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Launched in 2017, the Walla Walla Movie Crush is back for its third annual celebration of American short cinema July 12-14 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave. 

The festival will screen 128 films, including 12 world premieres and include a festive awards ceremony the last night.

Movies will screen in hourlong blocks on from 6-10 p.m. July 12; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. July 13 and on noon-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. July 14.

Movie Crush shows a diverse collection of the best new American shorts, presented in thematically programmed packages. Over the course of the weekend one might see a mix of documentaries, narratives, animation, music videos, and so on. 

The full lineup is available at themoviecrush.com/schedule-2019. Day passes are $20; a pass for all three days is available for $50. Tickets may be purchased online through July 11. 

Day-of-show tickets will be available at the door starting at 5 p.m. July 12.

The Walla Walla Movie Crush receives support from The City of Walla Walla, the Port of Walla Walla, and Gesa Power House Theatre. Proceeds go to support The Red Badge Project.