Film Festival Roundups

Indie Wire, Nov 24, 2016

– The 5th Annual Key West Film Festival ended earlier this week with an awards ceremony at a packed house at the Casa Marina Resort in tropical Key West…

Four Days of Respite From Trump Nightmare

Hollywood Elsewhere, Nov 18, 2016

As Ben Affleck‘s Live By Night began screening last night for elite press, Hollywood Elsewhere was hanging at The Porch with the Key West Film Festival guys — founder & chairman Brooke Christian, director of programming Michael Tuckman, p.r. honcho Julia Pacetti — and Indiewire‘s Eric Kohn….

The Downside of Loyalty

Hollywood Elsewhere, Nov 18, 2016

The once-legendary Burt Reynolds, 80, is being honored tonight at the Key West Film Festival. A 6pm screening of Jesse Moss‘s Bandit, a tribute doc about the relationship between Reynolds and director Hal Needham, will kick things off, followed by a q & a between Reynolds and Moss, and then a reception at the Truman Little White House….

"Burt Reynolds is Okay" by Jeffrey Wells

Hollywood Elsewhere, Nov 18, 2016

Burt Reynolds sat for a q & a this evening at Key West’s San Carlos Institute folllowing a screening of Jesse Moss‘s Bandit (which isn’t half bad). Good old Burt. His usual, familiar smoothie self …

Key West Film Festival Celebrity Events & Line-up

Don411, Nov 17, 2016

Legendary Actor Burt Reynolds and Costume Designer Mary Zophres to Receive Career Achievement Awards – Critics Focus Program Features Closing Night Film “Manchester by the Sea” The 5th Annual Key West Film Festival is now playing through Sunday, Novmeber 20, featuring…

Key West Film Festival Digs…Ole!

Hollywood Elsewhere, Nov 17, 2016

Hollywood Elsewhere will be attending the 2016 Key West Film Festival between now and Sunday. My flight from Miami touched down at Key West airport around 7 pm, give or take…

Acting legend reflects on long career

Key News, Nov 17, 2016

Speaking from his home in Jupiter about visiting Key West tonight to receive an award at the Key West Film Festival, actor Burt Reynolds continues to exude the charm that positively poured from him in so many of his iconic roles.

A Burt Reynolds Tribute in the Keys

Urban Daddy, Nov 16, 2016

Go ahead, start packing the road snacks. Because tonight kicks off the Key West Film Festival, and with it: live music, parties and over 30 films being screened on the sand, in a brewery and at Hemingway’s House. And then there’s the Burt Reynolds tribute…

Meet Burt Reynolds In The Sunshine State

Forbes, Nov 12, 2016

Want to meet Burt Reynolds? You can catch the rascal who drove the elusive black Trans-Am in “Smokey and the Bandit” when he receives the “Golden Key for Career Achievement Award” at the fifth annual Key West Film Festival being held November 16-20.

The award to Reynolds, 80, will be accompanied by a screening of a documentary film by Jesse Moss called “The Bandit,”…

"Key West Film Festival honors costume designer"

Key West Citizen, Nov 10, 2016

With 41 costume designer credits under her belt — films ranging from “The Big Lebowski” to “No Country for Old Men,” “Iron Man 2” to “Interstellar” — Mary Zophres is coming to Key West for the upcoming Key West Film Festival, Nov. 16-20. Read more on page 7…..

Ell Gee Bee: Key West Film Festival

Ell Gee Be: The LGBT Traveling Community, Nov 8, 2016

The Key West Film Festival features a diverse offering of cinema, discussions and receptions. Eric Kohn of Indiewire and Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post will curate films in this year’s Critics Focus program that allows audiences to interact with critics. Many of screenings are in the San Carlos Institute, a historic landmark where José Martí united the Cuban exile community in 1892.

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South Florida Guide Magazine, Nov 3, 2016

20th Century Woman Audubon House Reception – Three generations of great American actresses – Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig and Annette Bening – star in this comedy-drama, set in Santa Barbara in 1979. They each have a key role in the pivotal

Key West Events Calendar

The Key Wester, Nov 3, 2016

Key West Film Festival – Showcasing films that exhibit excellence in storytelling, the festival’s lineup is to feature screenings and special events hosted at landmark venues throughout Key West, including…

Key West Film Festival to Honor Burt Reynolds

FLA Keys, October 24, 2016

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Film buffs can meet and honor actor, director and producer Burt Reynolds and view several dozen cinematic offerings Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 16-20, during the 2016 Key West Film Festival. The renowned annual festival features nonstop afternoon and evening screenings, multiple spotlight presentations and question-and-answer sessions with filmmakers, stars, critics and industry insiders.

5TH ANNUAL KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LINE-UP

Konk Life, October 20, 2016

Director of Programming Michael Tuckman says, “I could not be more thrilled with Amy Nicholson’s choice of 20th Century Women to kick off our 5th Anniversary edition of festival. Annette Bening’s performance is Oscar-deserving and the rich depth of the balance of the leading cast is Altman-esque in its quality.

Kalebegiak’ premieres in theaters

El Diario Vasco, October 20, 2016

La película colectiva de San Sebastián 2016 viajará además a festivales internacionales como el Key West Film Festival, el Festival de Manchester o el Traversées.

5TH ANNUAL KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL #SEIZETHEKEYS

The Rebel Chick, October 19, 2016

The 5th Annual Key West Film Festival announced today its official 2016 line-up. In addition, as part of the festival’s Critics Focus program, Amy Nicholson, Chief Film Critic of MTV, will present and lead a conversation of 20th Century Women with David Fear, Senior Film/TV Editor of Rolling Stone.

Key West Film Festival Announces ’Manchester by the Sea,’ ’20th Century Women’ and more...

IMDB, October 19, 2016

The 5th Annual Key West Film Festival has announced its official 2016 lineup, including the opening night film, “20th Century Women,” directed by Mike Mills and starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig and Billy Crudup. As part of the festival’s signature Critics Focus program, MTV’s Chief Film Critic Amy Nicholson will present and lead a conversation around the film, alongside David Fear, Senior Film/TV Editor of Rolling Stone.

Key West Film Festival Announces Opening Night Film “20th Century Women”

DON411, October 19, 2016

The festival will take place in Key West from November 16th through November 20th and includes special event screenings and a curated selection of over 25 feature films encompassing narrative features, costume design, documentaries, foreign language cinema, LGBT cinema and works by Florida filmmakers. The complete line-up is as follows:

Key West & The Florida Keys Event Calendar

Trip Smarter, October 19, 2016

The Key West Film Festival is a four-day celebration of film and filmmakers set to take place November 16-20, 2016. Showcased films will represent a broad cross-section of categories that offer a broad set of opportunities for filmmakers, both aspiring and established, to show off what they’ve got.

Key West Film Festival announces official lineup

Key West Citizen, October 19, 2016

The fifth annual Key West Film Festival announced ts official lineup Tuesday, including the opening-night film, “20th Century Women,” directed by Mike Mills and starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig and Billy Crudup.

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL “COSTUME DESIGN FOCUS” HONORING OSCAR®-NOMINATED FLORIDIAN MARY ZOPHRES

Konk Life, October 17, 2016

The Key West Film Festival announced today its first annual Costume Design Focus program, honoring Academy Award®-nominated costume designer Mary Zophres. Widely known for her indelible work with Joel and Ethan Coen and beyond, Zophres has contributed to shaping the worlds and characters of some of the great films of our time, including…

Key West Film Festival Announces 2nd Annual Critics Focus Program

IndieWire News, September 22, 2016

The Key West Film Festival announced today its second annual Critics Focus program, to be curated by David Fear, Senior Film/TV Editor of Rolling Stone and Amy Nicholson, Chief Film Critic of MTV. Attending critics will serve as the jury for the first annual Key West Film Festival Critic’s Prize.

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