If visiting a film festival is on your wish list – the place should undoubtedly be the Los Angeles Film Festival. Touted as the most happening festivals amongst the others in the circuit, the LA Film Festival is here again to make you drool over it!
This year the festival begins from June 17th to 27th of the same month. Passes will be on sale from 1st of June, 2010. You can also find the passes at the Official Website of the festival. It is a one-of-its kind festival in the world where the best films belonging to each genre are screened. Moreover, you will find only that kind of film buffs here that you always wanted.
Films shown are segregated into the following:
• Spanish movies under the heading “En Espanol”
• Ford Screenings
• Summer Screenings
• Short Films
The world has never seen such a celebrated extravaganza of films. Each year from the past 16 years, the festival has created a record of sorts. This year it is not too different and 200 movies are being screened at the famed film festival. The film festival is special because it promotes originality and promotes new directors who have it in them to make to the very best of the film world. To celebrate the art that is film-making, the LA film festival 2010, brings to you the critically acclaimed Pat Tillman documentary – The Tillman Story.
Year after year this festival has been the testimonial to smash world-wide hits delivered by the film fraternity. For example, it was here that the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” was premiered which went on to become a super-hit world-wide.
The very famed and names of the most acclaimed directors of the world will surely make you understand the kind of response and cheers the festival is met with. This is perhaps the only film festival in the world where the height of anticipation exceeds the film-makers enthusiasm! No wonder that this place is considered as the Mecca of launching new and bold directors and filmmakers.
You can log on to the official site to have a glimpse of what the film festival has in store for you. The magnum opus would surely be the film made by the 10 independent filmmakers of Mexico – together!
Needless, to say, this year it has all the fanfare to already be a history in the making. The participation has seen a record turnout and if the marketing gurus are to be believed, the ticket sales would fly through the roof on the opening day.
If you’re looking for a welcome change from the films that bore you and overly criticized, this is the place to be.