Courtesy of FLIFF
Courtesy of FLIFF
Courtesy of FLIFF
Lineup contains 200 movies from 40 international locations, eight world premieres and six US premieres
— Merilee Kern, MBA
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 31, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — The town of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is as soon as once more gearing up for one among the most anticipated occasions on its cultural calendar: the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) this November 3 by way of 16. With its long-standing custom of celebrating cinema and storytelling, this 12 months’s FLIFF festivities promise to captivate movie lovers and artists from round the world.
As this 12 months’s FLIFF occasion approaches, the anticipation is constructing for an unforgettable celebration of cinematic storytelling. This isn’t only a movie competition; it is an immersion into the artwork of storytelling by way of movie, a platform for each rising and established expertise, and a possibility to savor the wealthy cultural choices of Fort Lauderdale.
For movie lovers, artists, and anybody who appreciates the energy of flicks, FLIFF 2023 is a cinematic expertise that shouldn’t be missed.
Listed here are some key highlights exemplifying why this 12 months’s FLIFF is producing a lot buzz and pleasure:
• The occasion will showcase practically 200 movies from 40 international locations, that includes eight world premieres and six U.S. premieres. The competition contains options, documentaries and quick movie applications, together with Filmed in Broward, a showcase of 21 movies by South Florida filmmakers, all filmed in Broward County.
• Screenings all through the competition happen at Savor Cinema, Cinema Paradiso, NSU Artwork Museum, Lauderdhill Performing Arts Heart, Gateway Theatre, AutoNation IMAX and Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino.
• An thrilling array of events and particular occasions happen all through the competition. A few of the hottest occasions of the week are the Opening Evening Film, Crimson Carpet & Social gathering on Friday, November 3, Gatsby Social gathering at the luxurious Villa de Palma on November 4, Centerpiece Film & Social gathering on November 9, and Intracoastal Class, a memorable night below the stars at a non-public property on November 11.
• Opening evening occasions: The 38th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) Opening Evening at Laborious Rock Dwell at Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino Hollywood kicks off with a glamorous star-studded purple carpet, adopted by an award ceremony and screening of THE GOOD HALF. That includes an all-star ensemble forged, the dramedy follows Renn (Nick Jonas), an emotionally distant author who returns residence for his mom’s funeral (Elizabeth Shue) and forges new relationships whereas therapeutic previous ones. Following the movie, journey the mild incredible at the Opening Evening celebration that includes reside music by The Wolfepak Band, open bar and nice meals.
• Centerpiece Occasion: The Senior makes its world premiere on Thursday, November ninth at Savor Cinema, adopted by a vigorous road celebration. Directed by Rod Lurie and starring Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Michael Chiklis. The Senior is predicated on the true story of Mike Flynt, a flawed everyman who overcomes his age, his psychological demons and the preconceptions of his teammates 40 years his junior, proving that it’s by no means too late to sort out your desires. Rod Lurie, Michael Chiklis, producer Mark Ciardi and Mike & Eileen Flynt, topics of the movie, can be in attendance. Previous to the screening, FLIFF will current Michael Chiklis with the Profession Achievement Award.
• Previous to the screening at Savor Cinema on Saturday, November 4, FLIFF will current the Lifetime Achievement award to Charles Martin Smith, who stars in the movie THIS TIME. This movie recounts the story of a sheltered teen who inherits her estranged father’s journal, uncovering cryptic clues to his secret life. To satisfy her father’s dying want, she races throughout the nation to try a long-shot rendezvous together with her father’s longtime pal Liza Minelli. Additionally in attendance can be director Robert George Vaughn, and producers Jennifer Louise Gibson and Sahar Whelan. A reception follows the screening. This Time may even be displaying at Cinema Paradiso in Hollywood at 1 pm on Monday, November 6.
• On Monday, November 6 at Savor Cinema, FLIFF welcomes Justice Rosalie Abella, former member of the Supreme Court docket of Canada, for the screening of WITHOUT PRECEDENT: THE SUPREME LIFE OF ROSALIE ABELLA. This documentary s about her life and profession. Written and directed by Barry Avrick, the movie is a compelling portrait of the girl born to Holocaust survivors in a Displaced Individuals Camp in Germany in 1946. Also known as “Canada’s RBG” (Ruth Bader Ginsburg), she is a tireless champion for the uncared for and underserved, Justice Abella will be part of friends at a reception previous to the screening of the movie at 7:30 pm.
FLIFF additionally continues the 38-year custom of honoring noteworthy filmmakers and actors throughout the competition. A video montage of every honoree’s profession can be proven previous to the award displays. This 12 months’s honorees embody
• Robert Schwartzman, director of The Good Half, will obtain the Renaissance Award on Opening Evening, Friday, November 3 at 7pm at Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino Hollywood.
• David Arquette (Scream), Matt Walsh (The Hangover, VEEP), and Brittany Snow (Hairspray, Pitch Good) will every obtain the Profession Achievement Award on Opening Evening on November 3. Parachute, Brittany’s directorial debut, screens November 4 at 7pm at Savor Cinema. And Alexandra Shipp (X-Males, BARBIE) can be honored with FLIFF’s Star on the Horizon Award. All 4 have main roles in The Good Half, the Opening Evening movie.
For thus many causes, FLIFF 2023 is a must-attend occasion not solely for staunch cinemaphiles and filmmakers but additionally for film lovers, leisure buffs and anybody who appreciates the energy of storytelling by way of movie. A full schedule, together with data on tickets and membership is out there on-line at www.FLIFF.com.
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