HOLLYWOOD AWARDS GALA TO LIGHT UP THE LATCHIS
Fundraiser for Keene’s Monadnock International Film Festival
Brattleboro, VT, 12 February 2015. Just when winter seems never-ending, the promise of longer days is heralded by the glitter of stars (as in celebrities) one glorious night in February when Hollywood celebrates the brightest cinematic offerings of the year at the Academy Awards ® Sunday, February 22, 2015, 7pm - ?
This year you can share the excitement of the Oscars® at the Red Carpet Hollywood Awards Night, a (local) star-studded evening on February 22nd at the LatchiTheatre on Street in Downtown Brattleboro, VT 05301, brought to you by our neighbors and friends at the Monadnock International Film Festival (MONIFF) in New Hampshire. We are welcoming them to town to help raise funds for MONIFF's 3rd annual film festival April 16 to 18, 2015, at the Colonial Theater in Keene.
The glamour begins 5:30 pm for ticket holders for the Red Carpet Reception who will stroll into the theatre accompanied by the flashing of paparazzi’s cameras, then linger and schmooze in the decked-out Latchis lobby while sampling scrumptious refreshments catered by High T with a full cash bar. Inside the theatre, celebrity handlers will direct them to a seat for a live airing of the Academy Awards ® ceremony on the Latchis Theatre’s big screen. A Swag Bag packed with great gifts and a Movie Trivia contest completes the Red Carpet experience.
At 7:00 pm, $15 Popcorn & Candy ticket holders arrive for complimentary popcorn, candy and cash bar with a comfy new seat for the start of the live airing of the awards on the Latchis Theatre’s big screen, movie trivia and other surprises.
Those who love films and want to help filmmakers everywhere, come support MONIFF while enjoying this light-hearted night-on-the-town, Hollywood-style.... Don’t forget your boa!
BRATTLEBORO FILM FESTIVAL
YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE AWARDS AND RECEPTION
CELEBRATING EMERGING FILMMAKERS
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 PM at HEADROOM STAGES
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Michel and Linda Moyse, Center for Digital Art
John Loggia, Sonic Properties
Melany Kahn / Bo Foard
Meryl Robinson, Mondo Mediaworks
Cor Trowbridge, Brattleboro Community Television (BCTV)
Aaron Chesley, Headroom Stages
Love and Lemons Rescheduled
LOVE AND LEMONS will replay Sunday 11/9, 4 pm in Theater 3
Due to a compatibility issue we did not anticipate, we have rescheduled this event. Our deepest apologies to those who could only see it on the original date....
BRATTLEBORO FILM FESTIVAL BUILDS ALL WEEK LONG
TO ‘COUNTDOWN’ and ‘BEST IN FEST’ PRIZE
Visiting Directors and Post-Screening Discussions Throughout the Week,
Audience Favorites to be Rescreened for Fest Close Sunday, November 9
Brattleboro, VT Nov. 4, 2014: The Brattleboro Film Festival (BFF) opened Halloween night to rave reviews and steady audiences for opening weekend films. BFF continues all week with screenings of the best current cinema, directors’ visits and discussions from the corner and around the world at 6:30 and 8:30 pm each night at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301.
It all leads up to a jam-packed weekend of films November 7, 8 and 9 with weekend films starting at noon and running to 8:30 pm to the festival’s close on Sunday, November 9, 2014 with a ‘Countdown’ of top films repeated up to the Best in Fest award for best audience-chosen film at 8:30 pm to close the 2014 festival.
A special Young Filmmakers Showcase will also be held on Friday, November 7, 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Headroom Stages, 17 Elliot Street, second floor, in Brattleboro. See website Young Filmmakers Showcase and Awards .
A rundown of films and events from Monday, November 4 onward follows
On Monday November 4 at 6:30 p.m. “Regarding Susan Sontag” will have a post-screening discussion with Dolores Klaich, lesbian feminist author and activist. And the great indy drama exploring themes of immigration and alienation begins at 8:30 p.m. with Mike Ott’s “Lake Los Angeles.”
On Tuesday November 5 at 6:30 p.m. “The Boy and the World,” an animated drama from Brazil, will play followed at 8:30 p.m. with the poignant documentary / road film “The Special Need" with post-screening discussion with Prudence Baird, educator and writer.
On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. “Angel Azul” will wow families, artists and environmentalists alike and is the source of BFF’s 2014 poster image that has had everyone wondering. ‘Angel Azul’ will be live ASL interpreted with seats set aside for the hard of hearing. This screening is sponsored by New Chapter.
At 8:30 p.m. a wonderful drama about a mischievous boy screens with “Mother, I Love You,” winner Berlin Film Fest Next Generation Award and many other international accolades.