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28th Annual KidFilm Festival – Angelika Film Center

12 Jan

The largest, oldest children’s film festival in the country is coming to Dallas’ Angelika Theatre January 21 – 22. The 28th Annual KidFilm Festival features entertaining, educational, and diverse lineup of both classic and new films for kids and adults.

KidFilm Festival attendees can expect Free books by award-winning author Peter Brown (who will be on location), creator of books like “Chowder”, “The Curious Garden” and “Children Make Terrible Pets”. At this year’s KidFilm Festival movie-lovers will also get a sneak peak of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. In fact the Lorax character will be making a guest appearance and kids can have their picture taken with Lorax. A special preview of the brand new film The Secret World of Arrietty and the 80’s classic Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind are just two of the 11 titles featured in a retrospective tribute to Studio Ghibili all presented in new 35mm prints.

Children's author Peter Brown

Tickets for the 2012 KidFilm Festival are $5 ($4 for USA Film Festival members). Admission to the “Books Come to Life on the Big Screen” program featuring author Peter Brown and the Lorax is free , but it’s on a first-come, first-serve basis on the day of the show so get there early! Tickets to the Pete Brown program cannot be purchased in advance. However, advance tickets are available for the Studio Ghibili films by e-mailing usafilmfest@aol.com or calling 214-821-6300. Tickets can be bought at Angelika Film Center on the days of (Sat & Sun) starting at 11:30am.

Angelika Film Center
5321 East Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206

Dallas Video Fest 24 – September 21-25

19 Sep

One of the oldest video-based festivals in the country returns to the city of Dallas this year! Dallas Video Fest takes place at the Angelika Film Center and the Texas Theatre from September 21-25. For years the DVF has showcased a wonderful selection of films, had panel discussions, workshops and seminars. This year is no different as the opening night presentation is the new feature from French New wave pioneer and legendary director Jean-Luc Godard, entitled “Film Socialisme”. The 2011 Dallas Video Fest will also be showing the MMA documentary “Once I Was A Champion” which tells of the life and struggles of former UFC Champion Evan Tanner. Two projects from Spike Jonze will be featured this year, and the documentary “Connected”, created by the founders of the Webby Awards will also be shown at DVF. You still have time to get your tickets!

Reserve your seat at the Angelika Theatre!

There are some great topics that will be covered this year led out by film/media specialists that you’ll want to grab a front seat for. Some of the workshops/panels at Dallas Video Fest this year include How to Create a Good Website, Changing Landscape of Independent Media, and Become a Pro at Final Cut Pro X.

A Filmmakers Reception will be held on Friday the 23rd from 5-7pm where attendees can mix and mingle with filmmakers over cocktails. One can also sign up to become a Video Fest member for only $24. That discounted membership fee will be available that night only! The reception is free and everyone is welcome to attend. It starts at the Angelika Film Center.

Get your passes and/or tickets to Dallas Video Fest here!

For information on joining the Video Association of Dallas click here.

Next year marks Dallas Video Fest’s 25th Anniversary so be prepared for the ultimate celebration in January 12th at The Kessler in Oak Cliff. See you at opening night September 21st for the 2011 Dallas Video Fest! Roll the cameras!!

Angelika Film Center
5321 East Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206


Texas Theatre
231 West Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208


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