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The 44th Annual USA Film Festival Has Started!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 21st, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here….

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Good news, everyone. The 44th Annual USA Film Festival has officially started and will run through April 27th. There are tons of great films to see and some A-List actors, directors, and writers to meet. All films will be shown at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas at Mockingbird Station and tickets can be bought through Ticketmaster for the events. Some of the excellent guests include John Turturro, Ed Harris, Carol Kane, and much much more. Below is some information on some of the events and films you can see and partake in. See you all there.

44th Annual USA Film Festival

April 22 – 27, 2014

 

The USA Film Festival announces the schedule of events for the 44th Annual USA Film Festival, April 22 – 27, 2014.  Actor, author and native Dallasite Stephen Tobolowsky returns to his home town (and the USA Film Festival) to host the program.  All programs will be held at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas.  Advance tickets are available exclusively through Ticketmaster beginning April 10, 2014.

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This year’s program highlights include restored classics presented on the big screen:

– 60th anniversary presentation of the creature classic, Creature From the Black Lagoon in 3D (restored digital print) with star Julie Adams in attendance; Hosted by film noir scholar Foster Hirsch

– Exclusive regional screening of Orson Welles’ Othello (restored digital print)

– Exclusive regional screening of Il Sorpasso (restored digital print)

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Tributes to Master Artists

 

— Salute to actor Ed Harris with screening of writer/director Michael Berry’s new film Frontera (The Ed Harris Tribute will include a film clip compilation program hosted by actor/director Charles Haid)

— Salute to actor Carol Kane with screening of her new film Clutter (The Carol Kane Tribute will include a film clip compilation program)

— Salute to actor Fionnula Flanagan with screenings of two of her new films Tasting Menu and Life’s a Breeze

— Salute to actor Linda Gray (The Linda Gray Tribute will include a film clip compilation and on-stage conversation hosted by FOX4 news anchor Clarice Tinsley; Honorary Chairman for the evening is Caroline Rose Hunt)

— Salute to actor Morgan Fairchild (The Morgan Fairchild Tribute will include a film clip compilation and on-stage conversation hosted by fellow native Dallasite and actor Stephen Tobolowsky and actor/producer Corbin Bernsen.  The Festival will also reveal a sneak peek of footage from the trio’s new film project.)

— Salute to actor Peter Riegert with screening of new short film The Walk

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Additional program highlights include

 

–Actor/writer/director John Turturro will present his new film Fading Gigolo

–Noted sound editor Mark Levinson will present his new documentary Particle Fever

–Academy Award®-winning sound editor Ron Judkins will present his film Finding Neighbors

–Superstar wine expert Charlie Arturaolo will present the new film El Camino Del Vino (“The Ways of Wine”) in which he stars

–36th annual National Short Film & Video Competition (an Academy-qualified program); the 2014 National Jury includes: writer/producer Paul Marcarelli; actor/writer/director Catherine Dent; actor/writer/director Christina Beck; actor/director/producer Charles Haid; and actor/writer Elisabeth Harmon

–Stephen Tobolowsky hosts a free program of narrative short films and filmmakers (featuring several actors making their short film debuts, including Tim Guinee with The One Armed Man, Henry Ian Cusick with Dress, and Eden Sher with The Suitcase); Several additional short film compilation programs will be presented (Narrative, Nonfiction, Student, Animation) at no admission cost

–Community Showcase programs featuring short films with ties to Texas (including a special nod to Dallas actor Larry Jack Dotson) and the works of area students

— Salute to actor Morgan Fairchild (The Morgan Fairchild Tribute will include a film clip compilation and on-stage conversation hosted by fellow native Dallasite and actor Stephen Tobolowsky and actor/producer Corbin Bernsen.  The Festival will also reveal a sneak peek of footage from the trio’s new film project.)

— Salute to actor Peter Riegert with screening of new short film The Walk

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TICKET & SCHEDULE INFORMATION

 

Tickets for most programs are $10.

There are also several FREE admission programs noted in the schedule.

 

 

 

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