Tag: United States

EVERY ACT OF LIFE (USA)

PLEASE NOTE:  The starting time for this film ONLY is 9:30 AM.  Doors will unlock at 9:00.

 

Few if any living playwrights have been as successful for as long as Terrence McNally. Nearing his ninth decade his body of …

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SLIPAWAY (USA) GUESTS

  COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE Filmmaker Guests:  Julia Butler, Writer/Director Elaine Partnow, Lead Actress 

SLIPAWAY is a touching and thought-provoking film, shot on a vintage sailboat in the middle of the ocean.   A spiritual journey of compassion, redemption and unconditional friendship between …

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THE SAMUEL PROJECT (USA) GUESTS

Guests:

Ryan Ochoa, Marc Fusco and Steve Weinberger

 

Eli, an outcast teen, played by Ochoa, who dreams of becoming an artist, connects with his isolated grandfather Samuel, a dry cleaner portrayed by Linden,  for the first time.  Eli uncovers …

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HUMOR ME (USA)

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE

 

A heartfelt father-son comedy about a struggling playwright who is forced to move in with his joke-telling dad in a New Jersey retirement community and learns, as his father often says, “life’s going to happen, whether …

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BIG SONIA (USA)

For years, Sonia Warshawski (91) has been an inspirational public speaker at schools and prisons, where her stories of surviving the Holocaust as a teenager have inspired countless people. When Sonia is served an eviction notice for her iconic tailor …

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MIDNIGHT RETURN: STORY OF BILLY HAYES & TURKEY – with guests

 

Join us for an EXCLUSIVE Q&A screening of Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey at Camelot Theaters!

After his ingenious escape from a Turkish prison in 1975, Billy Hayes arrived home to a hero’s welcome, instant

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HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY (USA)

 “Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names.  Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics by Alfred Hitchcock, …

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EMPTY SPACE (USA) showing with: THE MANY SAD FATES OF MR. TOLEDANO

EMPTY SPACE Southern California Premiere

 

“Tom, an overweight young man, takes refuge at his grandmother’s cabin in rural Protection, IL, in an attempt to bury the years of being bullied and feeling rejected.  While in town, he meets a …

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DOLORES (Germany) showing with JOE’S VIOLIN (USA)

 

DOLORES

California Premiere

Georg Letterer is an introvert modeler, who builds detail-obsessed prototypes. He receives an order from famous Hollywood actress Dolores Moor to make a model of her extravagant villa. This is the opportunity for Georg to escape from …

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THE FRONTIER (USA)

THE FRONTIER

WEST COAST PREMIERE

Laine, (Jocelin Donahue), a young woman on the run from the law, turns up at The Frontier, a dust-caked motel on the outskirts of Phoenix. With deep bruises on her neck and blood on her …

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2 NIGHTS TILL MORNING (Lithuania/Finland) and THE OPPOSITE OF A FAIRY TALE (USA short)

THE OPPOSITE OF A FAIRY TALE

West Coast Preview

A Film Lab and AAFL TV Production

By Jennifer Betit Yen

Guests:  Timothy Yang, Bruce Yang, Collin Heald and Ryan Heald

 

Benefit to combat Elder Abuse

($15.00 at the door)

When …

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JERRY LEWIS: THE MAN BEHIND THE CLOWN – CALIFORNIA PREMIERE + 2 shorts

JERRY LEWIS: THE MAN BEHIND THE CLOWN

 CALIFORNIA PREMIERE

Since the early days, Jerry Lewis – in the line of Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel – had the masses laughing with his visual gags, pantomime sketches and signature slapstick humor. Yet …

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MORGENTHAU (USA)

WEST COAST PREMIERE

Good Fortune: Three Men, Three Generations, One Fight

MORGENTHAU tells the story of one American family whose careers reveal new perspectives on the social and political shifts in the twentieth century. From fighting for international action against …

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HIGH STRUNG – Special DFS Fundraiser Screening – GUESTS

Tickets ($8 students, $15 adults) available now at Camelot’s Box Office or on-line at http://highstrung.eventbrite.com

MEET THE FILMMAKERS!

One Time Screening in the Coachella Valley

Director/Writer – MICHAEL DAMIAN

Writer/Producer – JANEEN DAMIAN

and select CAST MEMBERS including KEENAN KAMPA 

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BEREAVE (USA) – Guest: Writer/Director George Giovanis

SPECIAL GUEST

WRITER/DIRECTOR, GEORGE GIOVANIS 

Coachella Valley Premiere

Fatally ill Garvey thinks he has figured out how to die alone. But when his beloved wife Evelyn goes missing on their anniversary he must live to save her.  Jane Seymour, Malcolm …

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LAYOVER (USA) – in French

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE

FILMMAKER GUESTS

JOSHUA CALDWELL, (WRITER/DIRECTOR)

TRAVIS OBERLANDER, (PRODUCER)

Simone, a young Parisian on her way to Singapore to get engaged, is forced to spend the night in Los Angeles when her connecting flight is canceled.  After contacting …

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WELCOME TO KUTSHER’S: THE LAST CATSKILLS RESORT (USA)

One of the legendary Borscht Belt hotels during its heyday, Kutsher’s was family-owned and operated for over 100 years.  Exploring the full Dirty Dancing-era Catskills experience— and how it changed American pop culture in the comedy, sports and vacation industries— …

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THE STURGEON QUEENS (USA), GUS (USA) and IN BED AT 10 PM (Israel)

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SOME VELVET MORNING (USA)

West Coast Premiere

Stanley Tucci stars as a man who surprises his former mistress (Alice Eve), claiming to have left his wife. Before too long, a dark history between the two has come into focus. 

 

“This film is an emotional

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A PERFECT MAN (USA)

Coachella Valley Premiere  – One Time Screening

Set in Amsterdam, the film centers around James, a successful architect and troubled man who finds the answers to his questions about women in an over-the-phone relationship with Nina.  When the pair finally …

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CHASING BEAUTY (USA)

Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

Special Guests – Director, Brent Huff & Model, Hoyt Richards CHASING BEAUTY provides a rare glimpse into the intriguing and complex world of modeling.  Behind the glossy covers of Vogue and Glamour lie …

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ZAYTOUN (Feature – Israel, UK) & LUCY (Short)

Coachella Valley Premiere – Sneak Preview ZAYTOUN Showing with short “LUCY” –  Guest, Libby Blood, Director/Writer

In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of …

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SPINNING PLATES (USA)

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Special Guest:  Joseph LevyDirector / Writer / Producer / Editor SPINNING PLATES is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are.  A cutting-edge …

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