Have you heard the News? Or seen the new banners and posters around town?
The Hoboken International Film Festival is returning to The Paramount Theatre for its second year! The Festival will be running from May 30th to June 5th.
Opening Night, taking place May 30th, starting at 6:00 PM will be the Extravaganza Cocktail Hour featuring Celebrities and Filmmakers. With a special Hoboken International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award being personally accepted by Burt Young. Followed by the world wide premier of Rock Story. The new film directed by Dylan Banks, that was shot in our very own Middletown, NY.
From Saturday to Wednesday, May 31st to June 4th, over 130 different movies will be playing. The movies featured in the festival will range from Short Films, to TV Pilots, including Documentaries and Featured Films. These films will be playing in two different theatres, and will be broken up into different blocks playing at 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM, 8 PM & 10 PM. Tickets are now available online and at the box office.
The Closing Gala, taking place June 5th, will include another star studded cocktail party starting at 6:30 PM. Followed by the Live Award Ceremony hosted by Comedian Gilbert Gottfried. With a special award in Excellence & Achievement in Acting Award, being presented to superstar Actor Michael Biehn. Expect all the Excitement and Glamor you see at the Oscars!
Excited? We are too! For a full list of the movies that will be playing each day, directors, and a brief synopsis of each film, visit the Film Festival Page of the Paramount Theatre here.