The festival will open with Daniel Barnz's Phoebe In Wonderland while Helen Hunt's Then She Found Me will be the centerpiece premiere on April 26. Closing night will be a screening of the silent classic The Phantom Of The Opera accompanied by the Alloy Orchestra.
Master Of Cinema Awards will be presented to actors Pam Grier and Bill Pullman, who will also feature in public conversations as will directors Les Blank and John Dahl.
31 features and 61 shorts from 26 countries will screen at the festival. Ten films will play in international competition - Esteban Sapir's The Aerial (Argentina), Gareth Lewis' The Baker (UK), Cristian Nemescu's California Dreaming (Romania), Jacon Thuesen's Erik Nietzsche: The Early Years (Denmark/Italy/Sweden), Fatih Akin's The Edge Of Heaven (Germany/Turkey), Jan Sverak's Empties (UK, Czech Republic & Denmark), JJ Lask's On The Road With Judas (US), Michel Hazanavicius' OSS 117: Cairo - Nest Of Spies (France), Quanan Wang's Tuya's Marriage (China) and Paprika Steen's With Your Permission (Denmark/Sweden).
Films in documentary competition include Nadav Schirman's The Champagne Spy, Scott Hicks' Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (Australia/US) and Arthur Dong's Hollywood Chinese.
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