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Friday, April 11, 2008
News from The Palm Beach International Film Festival
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Mix And Mingle With Celebrities At The Grand Gala!
Hosted by Tristan Rogers 

 Saturday, April 12
 7:00 PM Silent Auction
 8:00 PM Dinner, Dancing and Awards Presentation
 $1,000 per person
 Black Tie
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Featuring this years Honorees:

LEGEND IN FILM AWARD Mickey Rooney

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Louis Gossett, Jr.

VISIONARY AWARD Jason Reitman
      (Juno and Thank You for Smoking)

SHOWMANSHIP AWARD Cheryl Hines
      (Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Grand)

HORIZON AWARD Josh Hutcherson
      (Bridge to Terabithia and Kicking and Screaming)

For a complete schedule of films, programs and events, visit www.pbifilmfest.org or call 561.362.0003

Special Spotlight

 

Saturday, April 12 at 2:30 PM
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will host:
YORIKO - US Premiere
Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park
Join the Morikami’s Amy Hever for the US Premiere of this wonderful Japanese film.

Meet the Director for a special Q & A following the film.
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Tuesday, April 15 at 12:30 PM
The Boca Raton Museum of Art will host:
BEAUTIFUL SCENERY IN GUANGXI and
THE BIG FAT WORLD OF FERNANDO BOTERO
Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park
Join Museum Director George S. Bolge for these wonderful, artistic films.
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Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 PM
The Palm Beach Opera will host:
Kevin Sullivan’s MAGIC FLUTE DIARIES
Cobb 16 Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens
You won’t want to miss this World Premiere!
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FILM HIGHLIGHTS

Friday, April 11

Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:15 PM - Wiener Take All: A Dogumentary
12:30 PM - D'Une Seule Voix (One Voice)
2:30 PM - The Adventures of  Huckleberry Finn
3:00 PM - La Americana
6:45 PM - The Flock
7:00 PM - Keith
7:30 PM - Pismo and The Little Traitor
9:00 PM - 305
9:30 PM - Oud Al Ward (The Lost Beauty)

Saturday, April 12
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:00 PM - The Man of Two Havanas
12:30 PM  - Yoriko (Hosted by the Morikami Museum)
2:30 PM - Saving Luna
3:00 PM - Ninas Mal
6:45 PM - Rapping with Shakespeare
7:00 PM - Rock and a Hard Place
9:00 PM - The Run
9:15 PM - Begging Naked

Saturday, April 12
Jupiter 18, Cobb Theatres
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12:30 PM - All Roads Lead Home
2:30 PM - The Flyboys

Saturday, April 12 & Sunday, April 13

Florida Atlantic University/DeSantis Center
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Beginning at Noon both days: WEEKEND OF SHORTS

Sunday, April 13
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:00 PM - Student Showcase of Films
12:30 PM - Apology of an Economic Hitman
2:30 PM - Sounds of a Miracle
3:00 PM - Kick the Lion: Witchcraft and Football in Africa
6:45 PM - Crazy
9:15 PM - No Bad Days
9:30 PM - Straight Outta Puerto Rico

 

Sunday, April 13
Advent Lutheran Church, Boca Raton
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12:30 PM - The Invocation

 

 

Monday, April 14
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:00 PM - Les Jardins de Samira - "Visions of Morocco"
2:30 PM - Islamour - "Visions of Morocco"
3:00 PM - War Comes to Miami
3:00 PM - Cracker: The Last Cowboy of Florida
7:00 PM - Goodbye Mothers - "Visions of Morocco"
7:30 PM - Animals with the Tollkeeper
9:00 PM - Objects & Memory
9:00 PM - Saving the Earth One Business at a Time
9:30 PM - Waiting for Pasolini  _"Visions of Morocco"
9:45 PM - Foreign Devils

Monday, April 14
Cobb 16 Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens
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7:30 PM - Juno

Tuesday, April 15
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:30 PM - Beautiful Scenery in Guangxi - Hosted by the Boca Raton Museum of Art
6:45 PM - Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon
7:00 PM - A Hebrew Lesson
9:00 PM - Ed and Vern's Rock Store
9:00 PM - The World's Most Dangerous Polka Band

Tuesday, April i15
Cobb 16 Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens
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7:30 PM - Magic Flute Diaries - Hosted by the Palm Beach Opera

Wednesday, April 16
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:00 PM - The Little Traitor
2:30 PM - Saving Luna
2:45 PM - Begging Naked
3:00 PM - All Roads Lead Home
6:45 PM - VOICES OF LOCAL FILMS
7:30 PM - Of All Things

Thursday, April 17
Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
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12:30 PM - Waiting for Pasolini - "Visions of Morocco"
2:30 PM - Oud Al Ward (The Lost Beauty) - "Visions of Morocco"
7:00 PM - Young @ Heart - CLOSING NIGHT FILM

7:30 PM - Rock and a Hard Place


Festival Highlights, Conferences & Seminars and More ...

Friday, April 11

Conversations With...
Mickey Rooney
2:30 pm at Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
Following a special presentation of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Must purchase admission to film to attend "Conversation."


Saturday, April 12

The Digital Frontier Seminar
Sponsored by FAU/The DeSantis Center for Motion Picture Industry Studies
Lynn University/Louis and Anne Green Center
10:00AM – 11:00AM - Digital Production
11:30AM – 1:00PM - Digital Distribution

Fun Family Films
Noon – 4:00 PM
Cobb Theaters Jupiter 18


Saturday and Sunday, April 12 & 13

Weekend of Shorts
Hosted by FAU’s DeSantis Center for Motion Picture Industry Studies
Screenings begin at 12:00 PM
FAU College of Business
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton


Sunday, April 13

Pitch It! With Conrad Bachmann
Sponsored by FAU/The Desantis Center for Motion Picture Industry Studies
10:00 AM - 12 Noon
Lynn University/Louis and Anne Green Center
 
Special Screening and Q&A
Emmanuel Itier's "The Invocation"
1:00 PM at Advent Lutheran Church
300 East Yamato Road, Boca Raton
 
Palm Beach Proper/St. Tropez-Style Party
10:00 – Midnight
Private home in West Palm Beach
Cost $50 and Free for industry, platinum pass and premiere pass holders, credentialed journalists and sponsors. Address will be provided once we receive your RSVP.  

Monday April 14

Film Financing Production Conference
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Old School Square/Crest Theatre
FREE

Special Presentation of "JUNO"
With Director Jason Reitman
Cobb 16 Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens
Meet Academy Award Nominee Jason Reitman for an in-depth discussion of the
film following the screening!

After Party @ Gigi's Mizner Park following the film
Enjoy Drink specials
 


Tuesday, April 15

Poolside Chats/3-D
4:00 PM
Delray Beach Marriott
FREE
 
Cinematic Couture Reception
& World Premiere Of Kevin Sullivan’s "Magic Flute Diaries"
Reception: 5:00 - 7:00 PM at The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens
Screening: 7:30 PM at Cobb Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens
$25 – Film and Reception; Free for Passholders
 
Pranzo Party
9:00 PM
Pranzo's at Mizner Park, Boca Raton
$10 per person; Free for Pass holders
 

Wednesday, April 16

Poolside Chats/Screen Actors Guild
4:00 PM
Delray Beach Marriott
FREE
 
Dancing At Delux
10:00 PM - Midnight
Delux Bar, Delray Beach
$10 per person; Free for Passholders
 

Thursday, April 17

Closing Night Film and It's A Wrap Party!
Featuring Stephen Walker's "Young @ Heart"
$25 - Film and Party
Film – 7:00 PM at Sunrise Cinemas at Mizner Park
Party – Following film at The Addison Restaurant, Boca Raton

 

For a complete schedule of films, programs and events,
visit
www.pbifilmfest.org or call 561-362-0003

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