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The Loft Film Fest is an eight-day showcase of exclusive, one-time-only screenings and will feature:
• Festival favorites from Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, Telluride, and more!
• Lively Q&A’s with talented filmmakers and actors
• Exciting retrospective screenings
• New international cinema
• Edgy Late Night movies
• Stimulating shorts from the filmmakers of tomorrow
At the Loft Film Fest, audiences experience world-class film festival programming infused with the unique flavor The Loft Cinema brings to Tucson movie-lovers year round.
Full Schedule Announced!
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Thursday, November 8th
7:30PM – Opening Night Film!
Opening Night Film: A ROYAL AFFAIR, WINNER of the Best Actor and Best Script award at the Berlin Film Festival!
Friday, November 9th
The new documentary from Byambasuren Davaa (The Story of the Weeping Camel), TWO HORSES OF GENGHIS KHAN
Grand Opening of our brand-new screen, with ribbon-cutting and champagne!
Come join us for a showcase of trailers in the Loft Party Tent at THE ROGER CORMAN MOVIE TRAILER EXTRAVAGANZA!
7:00PM – Lee Marvin Maverick Award Ceremony!
The acclaimed and controversial POST TENEBRAS LUX, with the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award recipient Carlos Reygadas in person!
A LIAR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY, the animated documentary about Monty Python's Graham Chapman!
A unique omnibus of short films about our solar system, ORBIT(FILM)
The visionary and incredible KID-THING
The deadpan horror/comedy EDDIE: THE SLEEPWALKING CANNIBAL
Saturday, November 10th
The affecting Spanish animated film WRINKLES
ZARAFA, a beautifully-animated, hand-drawn tale of friendship and high adventure
Caveh Zahedi's controversial, THE SHEIK AND I, followed by a skype conversation with director Caveh Zahedi!
Jane Fonda in a French-speaking role in the comedy ALL TOGETHER
Cinematic provocateur Ulrich Seidl explores the complex, politically charged issue of sex tourism in PARADISE: LOVE
Swedish Oscar-submission SISTER, co-starring Gillian Anderson
The incredible true story of "The American Bowie,” JOBRIATH AD
7:00PM – Lofty Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony
CORMAN'S WORLD: EXPLOITS OF A HOLLYWOOD REBEL, an engaging and fun look at the career of a Hollywood legend, with Roger Corman in person!
Isabelle Huppert stars in Hong Sang-Soo's new film IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
Enjoy a refreshing offering of offbeat shorts with OFF THE GRID SHORTS
From the director of Rubber, the screwball Dadaist comedy, WRONG
One of the greatest B-movies ever made, the Roger Corman-produced DEATH RACE 2000, with Roger Corman in person!
Sunday, November 11th
Legendary Czech stop-motion animator Jiri Barta’s award-wining TOYS IN THE ATTIC
Roger Corman's Edgar Allen Poe adaptation THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, with Roger Corman in person!
The bold new adaptation of the classic Brontë novel, WUTHERING HEIGHTS
The poignant, untold stories of female jazz players, THE GIRLS IN THE BAND, with director Judy Chaiken in person!
FAME HIGH with Oscar-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy in person!
Leos Carax' Cannes sensation HOLY MOTORS
Feast on a tasty sampling of innovative, acclaimed and award-winning shorts from around the world at The Loft Film Fest’s INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM SHOWCASE
Join us for a special presentation of the trippy new horror / sci-fi film JOHN DIES AT THE END with legendary director Don Coscarelli in person!
GREGORY CREWDSON: BRIEF ENCOUNTERS takes a riveting look at the artistic process of the acclaimed photographer
Monday, November 12th
The Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize winner from Mexico, HERE AND THERE (Aqui y Allá)
The provocative new French film 17 GIRLS, inspired by true events
The fascinating story of a Vietnam vet building a very unconventional house, BE LIKE AN ANT, with director Mike Plante in person!
Academy Award winner Melissa Leo delivers a devastating, unforgettable performance in FRANCINE
PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY, the poignant new film from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee
The edge-of-your-seat thriller from France starring Romain Duris, THE BIG PICTURE
OMA & BELLA, the story of two Holocaust survivors told through the delicious food they cook
David Cross and Julia Stiles star in the doomsday comedy IT'S A DISASTER
Tuesday, November 13th
The complete, digitally re–mastered version of The Doors' greatest concert, THE DOORS LIVE AT THE BOWL '68
SXSW Audience Award Winner FAT KID RULES THE WORLD
Wednesday, November 14th
PLAY IT AGAIN 2012: GREAT HITS BY UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA FILMMAKERS, a collection of short films from the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television
The award-winning Danish comedy TEDDY BEAR
Thursday, November 15th
The absurdist dramedy from the director of Dogtooth, ALPS
8:00PM - Closing Night Film!
Germany's official Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film, BARBARA