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NOTE: Waters Edge Cinema is unable to accommodate pets during the Cat & Dog Short Film program. Dogs are welcome at the Carnival of the Dogs and cats & pups are invited to the reception!
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2013 Special Events
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Wednesday, June 19, Paramount at the Crown & Anchor, 9pm
Last year's Opening Night Party elevated haute glamour to a new level in Provincetown with celebrities, sponsors, and the press hobnobbing with filmmakers and enjoying catered delicacies from Central House, while overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Join us for an evening of fun and celebration to kick off the Fifteenth Provincetown International Film Festival. The Opening Night Party offers sponsors, patrons, press and filmmakers their first opportunity to network, kicking off the Festival’s events.
Night at the Drive-in
Thursday, June 20, sundown, Wellfleet Drive-in
Always a Festival favorite, turn back the clock and come to Wellfleet to experience film under the stars. Stereo sound through your car radio and vibrant 35mm film on the big screen, this double feature is sure to bring you back to the days that were.
B. Ruby Rich Book Reading and Signing
Thursday, June 20, Provincetown Library, 5pm
B. Ruby Rich designated a brand new genre, the New Queer Cinema (NQC), in her groundbreaking articles in the Village Voice and Sight & Sound in 1992. As a critic, curator, journalist, and scholar, Rich has been inextricably linked to the New Queer Cinema from its inception. Her newest book, New Queer Cinema: The Director’s Cut, presents Rich’s current thoughts on the topic, as well as bringing together the best of her writing on the NQC. Join us for a reading and book signing in the newly renovated library. Free and open to the public.
Fri., June 21 at 4:15pm, 8 Dyer Street
Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres at a lovely poolside setting while hearing film critic Johanna Schneller, Toronto Globe and Mail, interview Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, director of LOVELACE.
Conversation with Honorees
Saturday, June 22, 5pm, Town Hall
These lively conversations feature renowned independent film directors, producers, actors and screenwriters discussing their craft and the many challenges and advantages of being an iconoclast filmmaker in the year 2013. John Waters in conversation with Filmmaker on the Edge Honoree Harmony Korine.
CLOSING PARTY/15th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, June 23, 9:00pm, Block Party between Bubala's/Enzo's/Local 186
Plan now to extend your weekend – Sunday's Closing Night Party is not-to-be-missed! Rafanelli Events presents a Commercial Street block party extravaganza, including unforgettable sights, sounds and entertainment, along with special guests, prizewinners, and the annual HBO Audience Awards.
YOUTH & DIVERSITY PROGRAM
Sponsored by the GALE Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation
See Film Schedule for times/dates
Using the power of film, the innovative Youth & Diversity Program encourages youth and their adult counterparts to discuss topics such as: isolation, racism, homophobia and religious unrest and in a safe and supported environment.
Daily BREAKFAST WITH...
A Festival favorite, The Breakfast With... series enables festival goers a chance to sit one on one with filmmakers and hear their stories. Panels have included documentary filmmaking, filmmaking on a budget, and first-time filmmakers.