Your international journey is just two weeks away
Sent to mailinglist subscribers on April 11, 2014
You’re invited to take a trip around the world–in the heart of the Tower District!
Join us April 25-27 for the 2014 Fresno Film Festiavl, a three-day cinematic celebration that brings five award-winning international feature films to the historic Tower Theatre’s big screen. All are independent, and all are exclusive to the Central Valley. Here’s more about our just-released lineup of feature films:
Like Father, Like Son
This touching Japanese film about two sons mistakenly switched at birth delicatedly tells a story of nature versus nurture. Jury Prize winner at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Champagne reception to follow. (Screening Sponsor: Kristopher Watanabe, PT of Advanced Physical Therapy)
A 10-year-old Laotian boy who is believed to bring misfortune on his village goes on an adventure to prove he’s not cursed. Winner of the Audience Award and Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival.
A gripping tale of love, friendship, and betrayal in the Occupied Territories, this movie tells the story of Omar, a Palestinian baker by day and freedom fighter by night. Winner of the 2013 Cannes Jury Prize, Un Certain Regard, and a Best Foreign Language Film 2014 Academy Award nominee. (Screening Sponsor: Kamal & Aimee Abu-Shamsieh)
Finding Vivian Maier
This American independent documentary reveals the secret life of a woman everyone knew as a beloved nanny, but who secretly took more than 100,000 photos of life on Chicago streets that were discovered long after her death. (Screening Sponsor: Fresno Arts Council)
This British dramatic comedy is a bittersweet tale of a long-married couple attempting to rekindle their relationship by visiting the magic city of Paris for the first time since their honeymoon 30 years prior. (Screening Sponsor: L’Alliance Francaise de Fresno)
You can buy tickets on our website.