Wednesday, March 05, 2008

On Location: Memphis international film festival

Festival Passes are now on sale for On Location: Memphis, the 9th annual international film fest. A Festival Pass is the best way to get full advantage of all the fest has to offer. Four days of films and music, educational opportunities, interaction with industry insiders and parties! A Festival Pass offers entry to all events at one low price and offers exclusive access to meet & greet filmmaker receptions and parties, as well as all 83 films from 20 countries, 2 workshops, 2 panel discussions and after parties every night of the fest! This year the pass also includes admission to our special 2-day Civil Rights film series at the Brooks Museum of Art on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30. For those only interested in attending this special series, a Liberty & Justice pass is available for $30. A student pass is available for any student with a valid high school or college ID for $30 but does not include the parties.

Festival Passes are a great deal at $60 per person/$30 for students and on sale on-line only until midnight March 26th. After that, you can only purchase a pass at the door and the price goes up to an additional $10! Individual screenings are $8.50 each; tickets will be on sale at the week before the fest and at the Paradiso and Studio On The Square box offices. Approximately 100 filmmakers, directors, producers and actors are scheduled to attend this year fest which will also include a trade show featuring products and services from around the country.

New this year is SENIOR CITIZEN DAY, Friday, March 28 – all films from 1 pm to the 4:30 pm screenings are just $5 per session for adults 60 years of age and older. Tickets may only be purchased at the Studio On The Square Box office.
FROM THE 50 YARDLINE – a special documentary screening offered FREE for area middle school and high school students on Thursday, March 27 at 9:30 am. Reservations must be made by calling 901.626.9685 no later than March 15, 2008.

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