TODAY at DIFF – DAY 8: OTHER PEOPLE Centerpiece Screening & Gala
Here’s What’s Happening Today at DIFF: Day 8!
Join us tonight at 7:30 PM for our Centerpiece Screening OTHER PEOPLE starring Jesse Plemmons and Molly Shannon. A Q&A will be held with director Chris Kelly after the screening at the Angelika Film Center – Dallas, followed by a special Gala celebration for filmmakers and Star Pass holders.
Red Carpet at the Alamo Drafthouse DFW – the new Dallas location at 1005 S. Lamar St. Starting today, we’ll be splitting our screenings between the Angelika Film Center & Alamo Drafthouse, so be sure to double check those tickets for the theater destination, and we’ll see you all this afternoon!
The best science fiction works have one characteristic in common, far beyond imaginative science and technology: they all stand out as reflections and critiques about the present and the past as much as they depict the future. And in such sci-fi tradition, DIFF 2016 has a handful of movies with their lenses set into a tomorrow that may not be as bright and hopeful as we would like-but still as entertaining as possible.
THE 24-HOUR VIDEO RACE SHOWCASE
On April 2nd, teams of all ages from across North Texas participated in the 15th Annual 24-Hour Video Race produced by Video Association of Dallas and artistic director, Bart Weiss. Each team was challenged to incorporate the same theme, prop, location, line of dialogue and cinematic device presented to them at the start of the 24 hours. A selection of the winning films from each division will be featured.
DALLAS STAR AWARDOscar-nominated cinematographer Ed Lachman’s selected credits as a cinematographer include the Emmy nominated HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce and films including DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, and the Academy Award nominated film, CAROL.
DALLAS MAVERICK AWARDOur inaugural honoree, director, editor and producer Monte Hellman, has a career that spans six decades. He has exemplified cutting-edge filmmaking across multiple genres, working with budgets, from high-to-low, and with casts featuring stars to complete unknowns.