Cincinnati, OH, October 03, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Cincinnati Film Festival will take place October 8 - 16, 2010, featuring US and international world premieres, documentaries, and film shorts with star-studded events and in-depth workshops led by industry experts. The 2010 week-long schedule showcases over 100 films in 11 venues, with 14 filmmaking workshops and 12 special events sure to delight local film audiences. Full event passes and individual tickets for screenings and events go on sale today at www.cincinnatifilmfestival.com.
The Cincinnati Film Festival kicks off under the stars with Horror Night At The Drive In on Friday, October 8 with a triple feature at the Holiday Auto Theatre in Hamilton, Ohio. The day begins at 3:00pm with a special effects makeup workshop and demo with Bud Stross of the Dent Schoolhouse, then at 7:00pm the new Horror/Zombie film Colin, followed by a classic horror film, and ending with the regionally produced cult favorite, Hell’s Gate. Ten other feature films and short programs will also open at The Esquire Theatre and the UC Main Street Cinema Friday evening including the US premiere of the Norwegian drama, The Frost.
Over twenty screenings and events take place in six locations on Saturday, October 9. Among the Festival’s world premieres is the mockumentary film Hitting the Nuts by Cincinnati filmmaker, Joe Boyd, complete with a pre-screening soiree and after party at the Hollywood Casino, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
On Sunday, October 10 the festival screenings heat up across seven venues. NASA Producer Matthew Melis will give a presentation on the shuttle program with poster signing preceding the film premiere screening of Ascent Commemorating Shuttle at the Cincinnati Museum Center.
Film screenings, workshops and special events continue during the week through Saturday, October 16 culminating with the “Best of Cincinnati Film Festival 2010” during Covington’s Full Spectrum Cinema at the Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center where key award-winning films will be screened, followed by the Cincinnati World Cinema event double feature and closing reception.
The Cincinnati Film Festival is proud to be showcasing at the Esquire Theatre, UC Main Street Cinema, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, Memorial Hall, Holiday Auto Theatre, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center, Hollywood Casino, Cincinnati State and Fountain Square.
For cinema lovers who intend on attending a number of films, the CFF Full Event Passes offer convenience at a discount during the 9 day festival, including tickets to film screenings, workshops, and most special events. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the venue. The complete 2010 Cincinnati Film Festival schedule and ticket sales are available online at www.cincinnatifilmfestival.com.
Supported by the non-profit Media Bridges, the Festival will introduce local audiences to some of the most ground-breaking and compelling global films produced in the past year.
About Media Bridges
Founded by Cincinnati community members in 1989, Media Bridges is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the education, equipment and environment for people from all walks of life to communicate effectively through media. Putting the tools into the hands of producers, writers, journalists and artists, Media Bridges offers free training programs, free access to equipment, and encouragement of intercultural dialog through media production and broadcast via four public access stations. CFF Productions is a project of Media Bridges, created to foster the growth of new filmmakers and film production, it seeks to bring artistic expression in film and video from across the globe to the Greater Cincinnati tri-state area. www.mediabridges.org