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

October 15, 2016 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am

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 Celeste, a kind social worker, meets Josephine, an elderly patient in a nursing home, the two develop a close friendship. Soon, her family comes to visit and it becomes apparent that Josephine has fallen victim to one of America’s hidden epidemics: elder abuse.  Inspired by True Events.

CAST:  Timothy Yang was the youngest boy in the cast of THE KING AND I on Broadway at the Lincoln Center Theater from the beginning of the show until the closing.  Collin Heald has been a model on the website ZULILY.  He appeared in the season finale of ID Channels show I’D KILL FOR YOU.  More cast information:  Click here: asianamericanfilmlab site :: The Cast

SCREENINGS:  Asian American International Fil Festival, MOCA Films/Museum of Chinese in America, SAG-AFTRA Foundation/New York Short Film Showcase

Writer:  Jennifer Betit Yen
Producer:  Film Lab, Inc.,
Starring:  Jo Yang, Nikole Marone, Albert Chan, and Deborah Kuhn, among others.
Running Time:   22 minutes

www.film-lab.org / www.TheOppositeOfAFairyTale.com

 

Showing with:

2 NIGHTS TILL MORNING

U.S. PREMIERE

While on business trip, Caroline, a French architect, and Jaako, a Finnish DJ, meet in Vilnius, Lithuania and end up spending the night together. But their relationship, they first thought was only a one night stand, takes an unexpected turn when a volcanic ash cloud prevents all flights from taking off.

Starring:  MARIE-JOSÉE CROZE  (Winner Best Actress @ Cannes International Film Festival for “The Barbarian Invasions”)
Director:  Mikko Kuparinen
Running Time:  84 minutes
Distributor:  WIDE Management
Languages:  English, French, Finnish

FESTIVALS/AWARDS:
Montreal World Film Festival 2015 – Official World Competition, Best Director Award
Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2015 – New Directors Competition
Valladolid International Film Festival 2015 – Meeting Point Competition, Best Film Award
Edinburgh Film Festival 2016 – Focus on Finland
Brussels Film Festival 2016 – Section Panorama

 

Official Website w|Press Kit:  http://media.wix.com/ugd/12932b_81aa55a10eb34e27b0ce73a8411bc0dc.pdf

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRCSo3_TyI4

 

 

Details

Date:
October 15, 2016
Time:
9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
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Organizer

Desert Film Society
Email:
info@desertfilmsociety.com
Website:
www.desertfilmsociety.org

Venue

Camelot Theatres
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Phone:
760-325-6565
Website:
www.camelottheatres.com