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Sunday, September 21, 2008

CIFF continues with Hot Screenings and even Hotter Parties


THE CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CONTINUES WITH HOT SCREENINGS AND EVEN HOTTER PARTIES ALL WEEK LONG

Calgary, AB The Calgary International Film Festival is in full swing, and the week ahead brings a bevy of hot screenings and even hotter parties to satisfy Calgary's film-loving public.


UPCOMING PARTIES


Tuesday, September 23

Italian Film Party

Following screening of hotly anticipated film Gomorrah (directed by Matteo Garrone).

Time: 9:00 PM

Where: Osteria de Medici

Admission: VIP and Gomorrah patrons


Wednesday, September 24

Fashion Spotlight

Diamond event of inaugural Fashion in Film series. Party takes place after screening of Eleven Minutes. Includes live fashion show by Joe Fresh Style.

Time: 9:00 PM

Where: Wild Ginger, 351 4th Avenue SW

Admission: VIPs and Eleven Minutes patrons


UPCOMING HOT FILMS


Breakfast at Tiffany's

Monday September 22, 2008, 6:30 p.m. @ The Globe Downstairs

Long before Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw graced the small or big screen, Audrey Hepburn brought Truman Capote's iconic New York socialite Holly Golightly to life. Part of the Life in Focus: Fashion in Film series, this delightful, light-hearted comedy has enough charm, high fashion and New York opulence to outlast its 47 years in release.


Fix

Monday Sep. 22, 2008, 9:30 p.m. @ The Globe Upstairs

Saturday Sep. 27, 2008, 12:30 p.m. @ The Plaza

Shot in the first person by the actors in the film, Fix is a one-day odyssey through a myriad of worlds in Los Angeles. Documentary filmmakers Bella (Olivia Wilde, House) and Milo race frantically to get Milo's brother Leo (Shawn Andrews, City of Ghosts, Dazed & Confused) from jail to a rehab clinic before 8 PM. If they fail, Leo will face a three-year prison term.


Summer Hours

Monday September 22, 2008, 7:00 p.m. @ The Uptown Upstairs

The divergent paths of three "forty-something" siblings collide when their mother Helen Berthier, heiress to her uncle's exceptional nineteenth-century art collection, dies suddenly. Left to come to terms with themselves and their differences, siblings Adrienne (a successful New York designer) Frederic (an economist and university professor in Paris) and Jeremie (a dynamic businessman in China) confront the end of childhood, their shared memories, backgrounds and unique visions of the future.


The Beetle

Monday September 22, 2008 9:15 p.m. @ Cineplex Eau Claire

Tuesday September 23, 2008 9:30 p.m. @ Cineplex Eau Claire

Yishai Orian, the movie's director and the old Volkswagen's owner, is about to become a father. Torn between the imminent responsibility of "growing up" with the birth of his son and his undying passion for his sputtering car, Yishai embarks on a heartwarming journey to get to know his Beetle by tracking down all of the previous owners and understanding the car's rich history.


An Animator's World Shorts

Monday September 22, 2008 7:00 p.m. @ The Globe Upstairs

Tuesday September 23, 2008 9:15 p.m. @ Westhills

The animator is a creator a magician if you will. Join us as we celebrate the best in animation from around the world with stories ranging from desperate fire dogs to hungry ogres these films are nothing short of extraordinary as they stretch the limits of animation.

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