John Anderson has been named programming director of the 9th annualThe Method Fest independent film festival, which will take place in Los Angelesfrom Mar 30-Apr 7, 2007.

The Method Fest features American and international features andshorts and is named after the Method school of acting.

Anderson is a renowned film critic who writes for Screen International,Newsday, and The New York Times, among others.

'We are delighted to have John as our head programmer,' saidDon Franken, executive director of The Method Fest. 'His encyclopedic knowledgeand tremendous insight on independent film are great additions to ourteam.'

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