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8th Annual Big Apple Film Festival November 1-6, 2011 at Tribeca Cinemas

September 26, 2011

8th Annual BAFF, November 1-6 at Tribeca Cinemas, featuring 184 films including "The Fields" starring Cloris Leachman, Tara Reid, "Kevin" directed by Jay Duplass (The Puffy Chair, Baghead, Jeff Lives at Home), "The Pill" starring Noah Bean (Morning Glory) and Rachel Boston (500 Days of Summer) and much more ...

The 8th Annual Big Apple Film Festival will take place November 1-6 at the world famous Tribeca Cinemas in New York City.

This year's event will feature 184 films of all lengths and genres, as well as Q and A's with filmmakers and actors, our annual Filmmakers Party sponsored by Stella Artois and our closing night awards presentation

This year's opening night feature is "The Fields" directed by Tom Mattera and David Mazzoni, starring Tara Reid and Cloris Leachman. The film tells the story of a young boy and his family who are terrorized by an unseen presence.

Additional highlights include:

  • Documentary "Kevin" featuring musician Kevin Gant, directed by Jay Duplass, write/director of such films as The Puffy Chair, Cyrus, Baghead and Jeff Lives at Home
  • "The Pill", starring Noah Bean (Morning Gloary, Damages) and Rachel Boston(500 Days of Summer, It's a Disaster). Worried that he has gotten the free-spirited Mindy pregnant after an unprotected one-night stand, Fred feigns romantic interest and sticks by her side for twelve hours to make sure she takes both doses of the morning-after pill.
  • Almost in Love, starring Alex Karpovsky (Tiny Furniture), Gary Wilmes (Salt) and Emmy Nominee, Indpendent Spirit Award winner and Big Apple Film Festival Golden Apple Award Recipient Alan Cumming. A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.
  • The festival will also include honorary award presentations to co-recipients of the NY Emerging Talent Award Noah Bean (Morning Glory, The Pill) and Rachel Boston (500 Days of Summer, The Pill), and producer Anthony Bregman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Our Idiot Brother, The Oranges, The Savages, Synecdoche New York, The Ice Storm, The Brothers McMullen)

For more information on all films and events please visit our program page. 2011 Big Apple Film Festival Program

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