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Featured Blog Posts – November 2012 Archive (5)

FILM REVIEW: "The Sessions"

By Rachel Galvin

Poigniant, endearing, charming and laugh-out-loud funny, the heart-warming film  "The Sessions," pulls gently at the heart strings and tickles the funny bone. Shown at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, this film is a must-see.

Starring Helen Hunt and John…


Added by Rachel Galvin on November 18, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

FLIFF 2012 winners

The 27th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLiFF), announced the winners of the film awards last evening during a special presentation at Copacabana Supper Club in the historic district of Fort Lauderdale.  The event presented over 200 American Independent and World Cinema features, documentaries and short films during the 24-day event from October 19 - November 11, 2012.   


"This year's fest will go down as one of the most challenging of my 24 years with…


Added by Rachel Galvin on November 13, 2012 at 2:51am — No Comments

FLIFF Gala -- Oct. 19 at Privet in Hallandale

The gala included not only a Lifetime Achievement Award for James Caan, but also dancing to powerful Jazz tunes, a silent auction, tasty tidbits and more.


(on left): Actor James Caan at gala at Privet Oct. 19 for his Lifetime…


Added by Rachel Galvin on November 5, 2012 at 1:38am — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: "The Playroom" is not all fun and games

(On left): Molly Parker and Olivia Harris play Donna and Maggie Cantwell.

"The Playroom," directed by Julia Dyer and starring Molly Parker and John Hawkes, is a dark and disturbing slice of life focused on a dysfunctional alcoholic and her affect of her family -- her…


Added by Rachel Galvin on November 5, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Director Stefan Ruzowitzky breaks all the rules

(On left): Stefan Ruzowitzky and I.S. founder Rachel Galvin

Casual, approachable and with a sense of humor, Stefan Ruzowitzky charmed those who attended the opening night gala, the Chairman's Cruise and the screening of his film "Deadfall." Everywhere he went, he was the center of…


Added by Rachel Galvin on November 5, 2012 at 1:02am — No Comments

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