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Cinequest Film Festival 19: Transform

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February 25 – March 8, 2009 Cinequest will transform a three block area of San Jose through celebration, innovation, humor, love, provocation, and inspiration.

Opening night: ‘Wake’ (as in funeral) starring Bijou Phillips, Danny Masterson, and Jane Seymour makes its world premiere here in San Jose. Mezcal at 25 W San Fernando and Billy Berk’s at 99 S. 1st St. are hosting the post screening party(s). Will actors and filmmakers show up at both? General admission price of $12.00, or $40.00 if you include the party. 7 PM at the California Theatre.

Closing Night: The world premiere of ‘The Nature of Existence’. What a deal. A documentary that explains it all… Why are we here? Does God exist, etc.? All for only the general admission price of $12.00, or $40.00 if you include the party – appetizers, desserts, cocktails and entertainment at E & O Trading Co. 7:30 PM at the California Theatre

Maverick Spirit Recipients:

* Louis Gossett Jr – Academy Award winner® – ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’.

Award presentation and screening of ‘The Least Among You’.

March 3rd, 7:00 PM – California Theatre – General Admission $10.00

* Kevin Pollak – The Usual Suspects’, ‘The Whole Nine Yards”, ‘That Thing You Do’; ‘Casino’

The evening includes stand-up film comedy by Pollak.

March 4th, 7:00 PM – California Theatre – General Admission – $20:00

* Diablo Cody – Academy Award winning® screenwriter – ‘Juno’.

March 6th, 3 PM – San Jose Repertory Theatre – $15 ticket for the conversation – moderated by Lew Hunter.

Local Filmmakers World Premieres:

* ‘All About Dad’ by, Mark Tran a Vietnamese-American comedy.

* ‘Canary’ by, Alejandro Adams (Around the Bay, Cinequest 2008) Organ harvesting.

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