Friday, March 28, 2014

PIFF Filmmaker on the Edge 2014


The Provincetown International Film Festival announced that acclaimed writer & director David Cronenberg (THE FLY, VIDEODROME, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE) will receive the Filmmaker on the Edge Award at this year’s 16th annual festival. Director & PIFF resident artist John Waters will present the award at a special ceremony during the festival, which runs June 17-23 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Mitch Levine Executive Director of the Provincetown International Film Festival & CEO of the Provincetown Film Society stated, “We are thrilled to be honoring David Cronenberg – a compelling & transformative filmmaker who perfectly represents filmmaking on the edge. We look forward to both celebrating & learning from this great cinema artist at our festival.” Perfectly suited for PIFF’s Drive-In Event Cronenberg will host a special double bill of VIDEODROME & THE FLY on Thursday, June 19th. In addition to the drive-in screenings, Cronenberg’s NAKED LUNCH will also be added to the festival program as a tribute. Past recipients of the Filmmaker on the Edge Award include Darren Aronofsky, Christine Vachon, Quentin Tarantino, Mary Harron, Jim Jarmusch & Gus Van Sant. This PIFF runs from June 18th to June 22nd. Festival passes will go on sale on April 7th. Tickets go on sale May 24th. This will also be the seventh year we’re covering PIFF for OUTTAKE VOICES.
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1 Comments:

Anonymous Marilyn Rosen said...

PTown Film Festival...a highlight of my year..wouldn't miss it!

March 28, 2014 at 10:23 AM  

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