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FLIFF Film In Focus: Chicago Overcoat

Tales of the Mafia continue to fascinate the public. Even after THE GODFATHER trilogy and television’s THE SOPRANOS would seem to have covered every angle of this sub-genre, the new American Indie film CHICAGO OVERCOAT still finds some interesting life … Continue reading

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Matthew Broderick’s Day In The Sun

Ferris Bueller himself arrived in Fort Lauderdale yesterday to receive a Career Achievement Award from the Fort Lauderale International Film Festival. Well, to be more accurate, the actor who embodied the teen rebel in the iconic 1980s film FERRIS BUELLER’S … Continue reading

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European Cinema Shines At FLIFF

European cinema has always had a strong presence at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. This year is no exception as FLIFF showcases a strong collection of films from a mix of emerging and established European film talents. Most of … Continue reading

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John Hurt Reprises His Iconic Gay Role

“I’ve played all kinds of roles, but the one that seems to have stayed in the imagination of the public was one I did way back in 1975”, veteran British actor John Hurt shared with audiences at the Berlin Film … Continue reading

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Accent On Indies At FLIFF

As the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (affectionately known as FLIFF) enters its first weekend, its reputation as a supporter of American Independent cinema remains intact. FLIFF audiences love a good indie and this weekend’s roster is as interesting and … Continue reading

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Veteran Actor Kevin McCarthy Honored at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

For a classically trained actor, it has probably been a source of much amusement to him that he is best remembered for his role in a low budget sci-fi film that has since become a classic. As the lead in the 1950s film … Continue reading

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FLIFF Opening Night: Stars Under The Stars

The 24th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival kicked off this evening with the premiere of TiMER, a sci-fi romantic comedy set in the near future. The film’s director Jac Schaeffer and lead actress Michelle Borth were both present for … Continue reading

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A celebration Of Sunshine And Celluloid

After several weeks of miserably rainy and too-cold-for-October weather in New York City, a jaunt to the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in sunny South Florida is exactly what the doctor ordered. The Festival, which is celebrating its 24th year, … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy To Open FLIFF

What if a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate, would you want to know? That is the provocative question at the heart of TiMER, a quirky and arresting sci-fi romance that will open this … Continue reading

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