The 2014 Phoenix Film Festival is almost upon us. I had the privelege of going last year and it was a blast. We did some cool interview and saw some cool movies from up and coming filmmakers as well as some from some other established names. The festival is going on this year from April 3rd to the 10th.Check out the list of some of the movies playing this year below and watch for our coverage as the festival gets underway.
PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SHOWCASE FILMS
TO APPEAR IN 2014 FILM LINEUP!
BOYHOOD – Closing Night Film directed by Richard Linklater and starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette
LOCKE – Opening Night Film starring Tom Hardy with Academy Award nominee Steven Knight in attendance
TRUST ME – Friday Night Film starring Clark Gregg, Saxon Sharbino, Amanda Peet, Sam Rockwell, Felicity Huffman, Allison Janney, William H. Macy
DOM HEMINGWAY – Sunday Night Film starring Jude Law with director Richard Shepard in attendance
FRONTERA – Starring Ed Harris, Eva Longoria and Michael Pena
OBVIOUS CHILD – Starring Jenny Slate, Gaby Hoffman and David Cross
GOD’S POCKET – Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro and directed by John Slattery
JOE – Starring Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan and directed by David Gordon Green
WORDS AND PICTURES – Starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche
THE GRAND SEDUCTION – Starring Breandan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch
DISNEY NATURE’S BEARS – The latest documentary from DisneyNature, narrated by John C Reilly
BELLE – Palm Springs International Film Festival award winner
FOR NO GOOD REASON– Documentary with Johnny Depp about legendary artist Ralph Steadman
THE TROUBLE WITH THE TRUTH – Starring Lea Thompson and John Shea
The full synopsis and trailer of each film is now available at the Phoenix Film Festival’s website, www.phoenixfilmfestival.com. “This year’s lineup of Showcase Films is amazing and our best crop ever. Our relationships within the film community over the years have given us a great opportunity to screen so many quality films.”
The 14th Annual Phoenix Film Festival occurs this year from Thursday, April 3rd to Thursday, April 10th. Continually breaking attendance records since its inception, last year’s festival saw over 23,000 attendees and there are hopes to pull in even more film enthusiasts this year. The week-long Festival will be held once again at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theaters located at 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054.
For movie lovers, this is an event that is not to be missed. Tickets and passes are on sale now and available through the Phoenix Film Festival website www.phoenixfilmfestival.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phoenix Film Festival Ticket Center next to the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theater. Tickets range in price from $13 for a single screening to $300 for a platinum pass. For more information call 602-955-6444 or go to www.phoenixfilmfestival.com.