Opening weekend events

November 6, 2008

Reminder! The festival starts TOMORROW! Get your tickets now!

Now that opening night has been covered, it’s time to move on to the other happenings over opening weekend. Don’t worry…opening weekend is not the only time filled with special events. A special showing or event is happening almost every day throughout the duration of the festival.

At 11 am on Saturday, join us for brunch at the Melwood facility with Steeltown Entertainment and a panel of artists for discussion. Scheduled to attend are:

Adrienne Wehr
— Producer: The Bread My Sweet, Actress, Associate Producer: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

David Conrad
— Producer: Tamas: A Portrait; Actor: Ghost Whisperer, Wedding Crashers, Men of Honor.

Laura Davis — Producer: A Shot Felt ‘Round the World; Public Enemies, Miami Vice, Memoirs of a Geisha DVDs

Tjardus Greidanus
— Director of Photography: A Shot Felt ‘Round the World, Public Enemies, Miami Vice DVDs; Editor: My Tale of Two Cities

Mark Knobil — Director of Photography: My Tale of Two Cities, The Bread My Sweet, NOVA’s The Great Robot Race.

Carl Kurlander
— Producer and Director: My Tale of Two Cities, Screenwriter: St. Elmo’s Fire, Writer/Producer: Saved By the Bell.

During the day Saturday, four movies will be shown at the Regent Square. Four will also be shown at the Harris theater, and two at the Melwood screening room. A schedule and synopsis (and a link to purchasing tickets) for each movie can be found here.

Sunday marks the first special event performance of The Passion of Joan of Arc with the Bach Choir at the Regent Square Theater at 2 pm. In addition to Joan, two movies will be shown at each theater. A small preview of this incredible performance can be found on the homepage of the Pittsburgh Bach Choir’s website


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