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Sunday, April 13, 2008
News from The Palm Beach International Film Festival
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DON'T MISS TONIGHT'S FEATURED SCREENINGS:
 
CRAZY - East Coast Premiere and Competition Film
A film inspired by the life of the legendary guitar player, Hank Garland. Meet the filmmakers for a Q&A following the film.
6:45 pm at Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
Starring Waylon Payne, Ali Larter, Lane Garrison, Beau Baxter, Brent Briscoe, David Conrad, Eden Rountree, John Fleck
 
AMERICAN EAST
A timely, poignant drama about Arab-Americans living in post-9/11 Los Angeles. One of the film's stars, Sayed Badreya, will be at the screening for a Q&A following the film.
7:00 pm at Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
Starring Tony Shalhoub, Sayed Badreya, Sarah Shahi, Kais Nashif, Anthony Azizi
 
NO BAD DAYS - WORLD PREMIERE!
Tomb-raiders rob precious Mayan artifacts and have to deal with a rugged, ex-military operative, Michael Madsen.  One of the film's stars, Declan Joyce, will be at the screening for a Q&A following the film.
9:15 pm at Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
Starring Michael Madsen, Keith David, Richard Tyson, Protasio, Heather Storm
 
STRAIGHT OUTTA PUERTO RICO - USA PREMIERE!
A documentary on the rise of Reggaeton, a brazenly sexual and compellingly danceable mix of old-school rap, reggae, dance hall and in-your-face Spanish lyrics.
9:30 pm at Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park
 
TONIGHT'S FEATURED EVENT:
 
Palm Beach Proper Poolside Party!
10 pm - Midnight
$50 per person, free for Passholders
Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment and more in a private waterfront home in West Palm Beach.
112 Roosevelt Place, West Palm Beach

 

 

 

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• 140 Features, Documentaries and Shorts from across the globe
• Meet celebrated, award-winning filmmakers from around the world
• Exclusive: World Showcase of Films - The Middle East, featuring "Visions of Morocco," a special series from the Marrakech International Film Festival
• NEW: Film Financing Production Conference: If you're an aspiring filmmaker or want to produce a film, you wont want to miss this program.
• Premium Parties, Special Guests and World Premieres!

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Special Spotlight

 

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

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 ...

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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