Friday, May 24, 2013

Provincetown Film Fest 15th Year

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) which takes place in Provincetown, MA from June 19th to 23rd has announced their 2013 honorees. Matt Dillon will receive the Excellence in Acting Award sponsored by American Express, Ed Lachman cinematographer of such great film as “Far From Heaven” & “Erin Brockovich” will receive the Faith Hubley Career Achievement Award sponsored by the Mallrd Foundation & Harmony Korine will receive the Filmmaker on The Edge Award sponsored by the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation. PIFF is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a few of its past fabulous celebrity honorees including openly gay directors Todd Haynes, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, John Waters & producer Christine Vachon just to name a few. The Opening Night Film will be “Lovelace", the Friday Night Spotlight selection is “I Am Divine” the new documentary by Jeffrey Schwarz who told me last month that he will be attending as well. This is the 6th year we’ll be covering PIFF for OUTTAKE VOICES. Presenting Sponsors of the 2013 Festival are HBO, Crown & Anchor, MALLRD Foundation, Bubala's, Local 186, Xfinity, Ultra & Official Card: American Express. PIFF is also supported by grants from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, The National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Provincetown Tourism Fund & the GALE Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 25th & festival passes are on sale now. Passes are the best way to go to insure you won't miss any of these great films & events.
For Film Info & More: ptownfilmfest.org 
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