2015 Dallas International Film Festival—April 9-19
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By Sam Iannuzzi DIFF Writer Last Saturday, April 18, during the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival, movie icon and award-winning director (and all-around nice guy) John Landis had no trouble remembering the defining moment when he knew film would become …

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DON’T MISS TODAY’S 2015 DALLAS STAR AWARDS EVENTS!  A Conversation with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Saturday April 18, 11:00 a.m. @Angelika  Remembering L.M. Kit Carson at BREATHLESS screening Saturday, April 18, 4:00pm @The Texas Theatre  Conversation with John Landis …

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS! The results are in, and the winning films of DIFF 2015 are… 2015 Audience Awards (presented by the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation, Geoff Hawkes and Sheri Deterling) Best Short Film – …

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The 2015 Dallas Film Society Honors Tonight, the Dallas Film Society will hold the 2015 DFS Honors at The Highland Hotel in Dallas. Presented by the Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation, Sheri Deterling, Geoff Hakwes, and The Highland Hotel, DFS Honors …

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  CENTERPIECE SCREENING: ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL Thursday, April 16, 7:30 PM @ Cinemark West Plano XD Greg Gaines is an awkward, self-deprecation high school student determined to coast through his senior year as anonymously as possible. …

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Photos from Day 10 of the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival, including the BLUES BROTHERS screening with John Landis, Hunter Carson at the Screening of BREATHLESS, THE LEGO MOVIE screening with Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and filmmakers from THE DAY …

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Photos from Day 8 of the Dallas International Film Festival, including DFS Honors, Award Winners, John Landis, Max Landis, Christopher Miller, Phil Lord and Filmmaker Q&As at DIFF.

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Photos from Day 8 of the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival, including the Red Carpet at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, the Centerpiece Screening of ME, EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, DIFF Jurors, and filmmakers from DARE TO DRUM, including Stewart Copeland.

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Photos from Day 7 of the Dallas International Film Festival with the filmmakers of PAPER WRAP FIRE, TREADING WATER, THE OUTFIT, CAST IN INDIA, and ECHOES OF WAR

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Photos from Day 6 of the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival, including the Red Carpet and screening of NOWITZKI with Dirk Nowitzki, Leopold Hoesch, Mark Cuban, The Dallas Mavericks and more.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

 
THURSDAY, APRIL 9
Opening Night Majestic Theatre 7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, APRIL 10
High School Day Arts District 8:30 a.m. -4 p.m.
Sponsor & Chairman's Reception Highland Dallas Invite-only
Filmmaker Luncheon Campisi's Egyptian Lounge Invite-only
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
Family Day Klyde Warren Park 2 p.m.
Talk/Show Camera Symposium Highland Dallas noon
Talk/Show Cinematography Highland Dallas 2 p.m.
Centerpiece Screening Angelika 7:30 p.m.
Free Outdoor Screening Klyde Warren Park Sunset
SUNDAY, APRIL 12
Latino Day Angelika All Day
Talk/Show Legal Panel Nasher Sculpture Center 1:30 p.m.
HS Shorts Showcase Perot Museum 4:15 p.m.
MONDAY, APRIL 13
Stodghill Movie Night Angelika 7:30
TUESDAY, APRIL 14
Hong Kong Reception People's Last Stand Invite-only
Booker T. Washington Shorts Dallas Museum of Art 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
THURSDAY, APRIL 16
Centerpiece Screening Cinemark West Plano XD 7:30
FRIDAY, APRIL 17
DFS Honors Highland Dallas TBA
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Conversation with John Landis Dallas Museum of Art 2:30 p.m.

MAJOR DONORS

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DALLAS STAR AWARDS

L.M. Kit Carson (Posthumously)
Lone Star State legend and influential writer, actor and producer Carson first gained recognition as creator of the mockumentary, DAVID HOLZMAN’s DIARY (1968), and co-wrote PARIS, TEXAS (1984).

Blythe Danner
Danner is well regarded for her roles in films such as MEET THE PARENTS and THE GREAT SANTINI. The Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress is alos know for her work on television shows such as Will & Grace and Huff.

John Landis
A director for more than 40 years, Landis' films include NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE (1980), THE BLUES BROTHERS (1978) and AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (1981).

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TEXAS AVERY AWARD
Presented by REEL FX

Phil Lord and Chris Miller
are the prolific writing and directing duo behind some of today’s most successful comedy films including, THE LEGO MOVIE, 21 & 22 JUMP STREET and CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS.

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