Get your popcorn ready

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BendFilm, which is being held for the 10th time and is billed as a celebration of independent cinema, opens today. The Liberty Theater is considered the festival's “hub” and will house the box office, merchandise and general information for festivalgoers. To learn more about the BendFilm Festival, go to www.bendfilm.org. Check out GO! in Friday's edition of The Bulletin for a story on BendFilm and a full schedule of screenings.

BendFilm Festival volunteers Tom Filcich, below, assists Casey Brown by checking the placement of a banner Wednesday out front of Liberty Theater in downtown Bend.