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12th ANNUAL PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2007 LINE-UP
The 12th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) will feature over 120 films during the 8-day event, running April 19 through April 26, including American and
international films, features, documentaries and shorts.
Screenings of this year’s films will be in three convenient locations, Sunrise Cinemas, Mizner Park in Boca Raton,
Muvico Parisian 20 at CityPlace and the all new The Theatre, at 854 S. Conniston, just north of Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach. The Opening Night film is The Golden Door, with a pre-party at GiGi’s Tavern at Mizner Park and after party at City Limits in Delray Beach. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance by April 11 – call 561-362-0003. Closing Night is The Dukes, followed by a party at Pranzo’s Restaurant. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance by April 11 – call 561-362-0003. Both opening and closing will take place at Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park.
Gold passes are available for $100 which includes unlimited admission to all films (except opening and closing);
Daytimers passes are available for only $50 which allows patrons to see unlimited films before 6 pm and a student
pass is free with valid student ID which allows students to see all films after 9 pm for free. Tickets for all movies are
regular theatre admission and can be purchased at each theater’s box office, or in advance at www.pbifilmfest.org
To view the complete list of films and schedules visit:
a href='http://www.pbifilmfest.org/2007_festival/film_schedule.html' title=''>http://www.pbifilmfest.org/2007_festival/film_schedule.html
New Events At PBIFF
Inaugurated events include the “World Showcase of Films” featuring premieres of independent films from South Africa and Israel. The South African Showcase will take place on Monday, April 23rd, paying a special tribute to one its leading
filmmakers, Anant Singh. All four of the films featured are Singh films including the first South African film ever to be nominated for an Academy Award® as well as the highest grossing South African film of all time. The Israeli Showcase is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th in conjunction with Israeli Independence Day, presented in partnership with the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival and The Jewish Community Center of the Greater Palm Beaches. Both tributes will play at Sunrise Cinemas in Boca Raton.
A Silent Film Fest will unspool for the first time in northern Palm Beach County at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre on Friday, April 20 at 3pm and will feature the classic The Gold Rush starring Charlie Chaplin. The silent festival will feature live
piano accompaniment followed by a Q&A with film historian Martin Liechter. Admission is rolled back to one nickel. Documentary films have always been a favorite at the fest and this year a tribute to the documentary filmmakers is
planned all day Sunday, April 22 called “Doc Day Afternoon.”
Highlights of the Festival
Highlights of this year’s festival include a late night after party at Mar-A-Lago on Friday, April 20 – advanced RSVP’s required call the festival office at 561-362-0003 by April 11. A Family Film Fest featuring a free screening of Curious George; Show Me The Monkey on Saturday at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre and the star-studded Grand Gala Awards Ceremony on Saturday – the first announced honoree is South African Filmmaker Anant Singh; on Sunday is the Student Showcase of Films screenings, the all new Romance Under The Stars with a FREE special screening of the classic Audrey Hepburn film Breakfast at Tiffany’s; and the 5 year anniversary of the Voices of Local Films, educational seminars and pool side chats round out the weeks activities.
For the complete schedule of events visit:
a href='http://www.pbifilmfest.org/events/' title=''>http://www.pbifilmfest.org/events/
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