2014 Syracuse International Film Festival

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Welcome to the 11th Annual Syracuse International Film Festival. We invite you to come join us for an exciting week of film and events.

 

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There will be parties, meet and greets and photo ops galore throughout the entire Festival. You never know who will be in town, and will drop in to visit!

 

We look forward to having you drop in and join us!

 

If you're a first time guest - welcome!

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See you at the October Festival!

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  • Sunday October 5
    Social Justice Showcase
    1:30pm
    Le Moyne College
    Charles Lane, a celebrated American filmmaker from the South Bronx, will show his film, Sidewalk Stories, hold a Q&A, and receive the Bassel Shehade Award for Social Justice.

  • Tuesday, October 7
    Film Talks
    Shemin Auditorium
    SU Campus
    7pm
     
    Actor/writer/director Nick Cassavetes. This is the first of four FilmTalks programs to be held throughout the 2014/15 season. The FilmTalks series is sponsored by the Le Moyne College Film Program with additional support from the Syracuse University Film Program, and produced by Syracuse International Film Festival.

  • Wednesday, October 8
    Silent Film Music Event
    7pm
    Palace Theater
    Charlie Chaplin's Mabel's Strange Predicament will be screened with music by guest composer Canadian pianist/composer Nathalie Khoriaty. Then enjoy our feature film: Safety Last , starring Harold Lloyd with live music composed by American film composer Rob Deemer. Music will be performed by Central New York musicians. The Society for New Music is our partner in this exciting production.

  • Thursday, October 9
    Special CNY Screening: Is That You
    Palace Theater
    Dani Menkin, a noted Israeli filmmaker will be back in town to show us his final cut of Is That You . This film was locally made and features many local actors and participants.

  • Friday, October 10
    Filmmakers' Seminar
    Eric Mower + Associates
    If you are a filmmaker you will not want to miss this free event. Festival special guests and the CNY Film Commissioner will talk about filmmaking, the local scene, and answer questions. Seating is limited to 50 guests. Request your reservation today.

  • Friday, October 10
    Feature Presentation
    Palace Theater
    7pm
    Sam Lloyd ( Scrubs) , Paul Perry (actor and musician) and who else will show up for this evening of film and excitement?

  • Saturday, October 11
    Fashion
    Landmark Theatre
    1pm
    Madhur Bhandarkar, a noted Indian filmmaker, will lead a Q&A following the film, and welcome guests at a Meet & Greet!

  • Saturday, October 11
    Feature Presentation
    Landmark Theatre
    7pm
    ? Will it be Nick Cassavetes, Sally Kirkland, or one of our other special guests?

  • Sunday, October 12
    Feature Presentation
    Landmark Theatre
    1pm
    Heroine
    by Madhur Bhandarkar

  • Sunday, October 12
    Imaging Disabililty in Film
    Watson Aud, SU Campus
    1 pm

  • Sunday, October 12
    Carol North Schmuckler New Filmmakers Showcase
    Watson Aud, SU Campus
    3:30pm
    Films by Syracuse University and International Filmmaking Academy students.

  • Sunday, October 12
    Feature Presentation
    Landmark Theatre
    4pm
    Ship of Theseus
    by Anand Ghandi

  • Sunday, October 12
    Closing Night Celebration
    Landmark Theatre
    7pm
    Justin Nappi & Treehouse Productions present - ? Suprise guests.
    Also the winner of the Why Film Here contest will be announced and awarded a $2000 cash prize from Eric Mower + Associates.