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Thursday, September 18, 2008

This Year CIFF Takes it to the Streets with Festival Central


Calgary, AB The Calgary International Film Festival presents Festival Central, opening Thursday September 18th. Inspired by film festivals from around the world, CIFF presents a series of special activities around the downtown core to enable all Calgarians to take part in this year's festival. From VW car displays, to filmmaker interviews, Festival Central features a diverse range of interactive experiences!

WHERE: STEPHEN AVENUE, BETWEEN 1ST AND 2ND STREET SW
WHEN: 11:00 AM TO 2:00 PM, SEPTEMBER 18 TO 19 & SEPTEMBER 22 TO 26, 2008

FREE EVENT!

FESTIVAL CENTRAL HIGHLIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES

Festival Greenroom
Join celebrity film reviewer Louis B. Hobson as he spends the lunch hour interviewing filmmakers from around the world. Join us as these artists let us in on the creative process and share their inspirations. You don't want to miss this great opportunity to hear the stories behind the festival's most anticipated films.

Greenroom Schedule

*interviews scheduled from 12:00 NOON 1:00 PM each weekday of the festival

Thursday, September 18: Ragnar Bragason (Children & Parents), Shirley Vercruysse (Secret of the Nutcracker)

Friday, September 19: ChrisScheuerman & Greg Horvath (Hope for the Broken Contender), David Schultz

(45 RPM), Grant Harvey & Dave Lawrence (Freezer Burn)

Monday, September 22: Shane Belcourt (Tkaronto), Kent Tessman (Bull), Ismael Alejos (Greedy as a

Pig),

Tuesday, September 23: Noah & Logan Miller (Touching Home), Cam Christiansen (The Real

Place), Corey Lee (In Translation)

Wednesday, September 24: Duncan Christie (Confessions of a Porn Addict), Denny Tedesco (The Wrecking Crew), Taylor Greeson (Meadowlark)

Thursday, September 25: Carl Bessai (Mothers&Daughters), Steve Rose (Hi My Name Is Ryan), Jonathan Joffe (Boiler Room), Devon Bolton (Promise)

Friday, September 26: Juan F. Villa (Alondra Smiles), Ed Gass-Donnelly (This Beautiful City), Ryan Mains (Of Golf & God), Brian Hecker (Bart Got A Room)

American Express Fido Ticket Wicket
American Express enjoy the benefit of mobility at a special mobile box office. Avoid missing your favourite film and purchase advance tickets today! Not a cardholder? The American Express Ticket Wicket also accepts cash and debit. Get the latest information and pick-up advance tickets right downtown.

Festival Information

Looking for more information about the festival? Our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers are on-hand to answer any questions you may have. Whether you need a recommendation for a great film to see, directions to a festival venue or updates on the latest celebrity sightings, our Festival Central team is there to help keep you up-to-date on the latest developments.

Can't get enough? Our entire collection of filmmaker interviews, plus some special bonus clips, will be available on the website. Visit www.calgaryfilm.com to see the latest updates.

WANT TO WIN TICKETS? COME ON DOWN!
Visit Festival Central for the chance to win some fabulous prizes. From complimentary tickets, to an American Express VIP pass for the 2009 festival, you never know what our street team has in store for a lucky winner. Prepare your movie trivia and CIFF knowledge, because one of our street team volunteers may just ask you.


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