A festival of independent and short films will be screened Saturday, April 13, at Sacred Heart University, part of the New England Film & Music Festival.

Attendees previewing films at the SHU day-long event will be able to vote for their favorite films to be screened at the festival set for Sept. 28 at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford.

The screenings will begin at 1 p.m. in the Schine Auditorium of the university, 5151 Park Ave.

A highlight, according to organizers, will be the screening of the independent film, "Detonator," at 8:15 p.m. For a complete list of films and times or to watch trailers, go to www.sacredheart.nefilmfest.com

Tickets cost $5 per film with SHU student ID, $10 general admission; advance all-day pass special is $25 or $20 with student ID.