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2011 Woodstock Film Festival Lineup Announced

Source: Film Threat
August 30, 2011

The 12th Woodstock Film Festival, running September 21-25, 2011, has announced its full lineup of films, panels and more. From the official press release:

(Woodstock, NY) Ė August 30, 2011: The 12th Annual Fiercely Independent Woodstock Film Festival, kicking off Wed. Sept. 21 through Sun. Sept. 25, has unveiled its 2011 line-up of nearly 150 exciting films, panels, performances and special events. Screenings and events will take place in the historic arts colony of Woodstock, and the neighboring towns of Rhinebeck, Rosendale and Kingston, in the Hudson Valley Catskills, just two hours from NYC.

"Each fall we have the honor to provide the Woodstock platform to so many talented, innovative and bold filmmakers, from distant places throughout the world to those who work right here in our own Hudson Valley backyard," said Meira Blaustein, WFF co-founder and executive director. "This year is rich with new and exciting voices side by side with those who are prolific and accomplished. We canít wait to host them all together here in Woodstock this September."

***WEATHER AND POWER PERMITTING, the WFF Box Office will be open Aug. 31-Sept. 17, Wednesday-Sunday from noon-6p. *****As of noon on August 30, there is still no power in Woodstock. Check Woodstock FIlm Festival for updates.

On September 18-25 the Box Office is open every day from 9a-7p. ONLINE SALES AND PHONE SALES GO LIVE on Sept. 3 at www.woodstockfilmfestival.com.

The Box Office is located at 13 Rock City Road, WFFís new Film Center, in the heart of Woodstock. This year WFF is pleased to announce a new venue for screenings and events- the Woodstock Playhouse, historically one of the regionís most prestigious arts venues. The newly renovated 300 seat theater enables WFF to better serve our attendees, with a full slate of programming on tap. WFF is also happy to be back at the Kleinert Gallery which this year will serve as the House of Shorts.

Since its inception in 2000, WFF has firmly established itself as one of the foremost regional, independent film festivals in the world. The 2011 festival presents a record 62 Premieres consisting of 19 World Premieres, 4 North American Premieres, 5 U.S. Premieres, 13 East Coast Premieres and 21 New York Premieres.

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