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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

44th Annual USA Film Festival Announces Schedule of Events



The USA Film Festival announces
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
44th Annual USA Film Festival


April 22 - 27, 2014

DALLAS – The USA Film Festival announces the schedule of events for the 44th Annual USA Film
Festival, April 22 - 27, 2014. Actor, author and native Dallasite Stephen Tobolowsky returns to his
home town (and the USA Film Festival) to host the program. All programs will be held at the
Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas. Advance tickets are available
exclusively through Ticketmaster beginning April 10, 2014.

This year’s program highlights include restored classics presented on the big screen:

- 60th anniversary presentation of the creature classic, Creature From the Black Lagoon in 3D (restored digital print)
with star Julie Adams in attendance; Hosted by film noir scholar Foster Hirsch

- Exclusive regional screening of Orson Welles’ Othello (restored digital print)

- Exclusive regional screening of Il Sorpasso (restored digital print)

Tributes to Master Artists:

-- Salute to actor Ed Harris with screening of writer/director Michael Berry’s new film Frontera (The Ed Harris
Tribute will include a film clip compilation program hosted by actor/director Charles Haid)

-- Salute to actor Carol Kane with screening of her new film Clutter (The Carol Kane Tribute will include a film clip
compilation program)

-- Salute to actor Fionnula Flanagan with screenings of two of her new films Tasting Menu and Life’s a Breeze

-- Salute to actor Linda Gray (The Linda Gray Tribute will include a film clip compilation and on-stage conversation
hosted by FOX4 news anchor Clarice Tinsley; Honorary Chairman for the evening is Caroline Rose Hunt)

-- Salute to actor Morgan Fairchild (The Morgan Fairchild Tribute will include a film clip compilation and on-stage
conversation hosted by fellow native Dallasite and actor Stephen Tobolowsky and actor/producer Corbin Bernsen.
The Festival will also reveal a sneak peek of footage from the trio’s new film project.)
-- Salute to actor Peter Riegert with screening of new short film The Walk.


Additional program highlights include:


--Actor/writer/director John Turturro will present his new film Fading Gigolo

--Noted sound editor Mark Levinson will present his new documentary Particle Fever

--Academy Award®-winning sound editor Ron Judkins will present his film Finding Neighbors

--Superstar wine expert Charlie Arturaolo will present the new film El Camino Del Vino (“The Ways of Wine”) in
which he stars

--36th annual National Short Film & Video Competition (an Academy-qualified program); the 2014 National Jury
includes: writer/producer Paul Marcarelli; actor/writer/director Catherine Dent; actor/writer/director Christina
Beck; actor/director/producer Charles Haid; and actor/writer Elisabeth Harmon

--Stephen Tobolowsky hosts a free program of narrative short films and filmmakers (featuring several actors making
their short film debuts, including Tim Guinee with The One Armed Man, Henry Ian Cusick with Dress, and Eden
Sher with The Suitcase); Several additional short film compilation programs will be presented (Narrative,
Nonfiction, Student, Animation) at no admission cost

--Community Showcase programs featuring short films with ties to Texas (including a special nod to Dallas actor
Larry Jack Dotson) and the works of area students


TICKET & SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Tickets for most programs are $10.
There are also several FREE admission programs noted in the schedule.
Advance tickets will be available via Ticketmaster beginning April 10th at 10am.
Tickets by telephone – 214-631-2787
Tickets online – www.ticketmaster.com
http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/7cj2d2 (link will activate on 4/10/14 at 10:00am)

A complete schedule of all Festival events may be obtained by calling the Festival office at 214-821-FILM or may
be viewed online at www.usafilmfestival.com
Printed schedules are also available for pick up at the Angelika Film Center Dallas.

OFFICIAL SPONSORS


Sponsors of the 44th Annual USA Film Festival include Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, Gaedeke Group, AXS.TV,
Suddenlink Communications, Dallas Film Commission, Texas Film Commission, Magnolia Pictures On Demand,
HDNet Movies, ViewPoint Bank, Sidley Austin LLP, HBO, Jackson Walker LLP, Alford Media Services and
Ticketmaster. The USA Film Festival is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. This
program is supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

ABOUT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL
A year-round film festival featuring 50 days of programs
The USA Film Festival is a 44-year-old Dallas-based 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the recognition and
promotion of excellence in the film and video arts. Year-round events include KidFilm®; an Academy-qualified
National Short Film Competition; monthly screenings; special programs and premieres; and the USA Film Festival,
held each spring. Throughout the year, the Festival presents a variety of membership, exhibition, educational, and
cultural programs designed to bring together audiences and filmmakers for a “live cinema” experience.






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