Thursday, September 5, 2013
Phenom Film Festival
The Phenom Film Fest returns for its second year, with 141 films from around the world! Joining DIGIFEST SOUTH, this September 19-22, the festival continues to highlight films from all corners of the world with a spotlight on local films and industry speakers.
Exhibiting feature films and shorts, in the genres of drama, comedy, documentary, animated, horror, scifi/
fantasy, GLBT, and action/adventure, the Phenom Film Fest (PFF) offers a variety of films for all tastes
and interests. Phenom After Dark will showcase our horror films, introduced by Gentleman Death's
This year's films include an exciting assortment of celebrity stars including Scott Wolf (PARTY OF FIVE, V), Michael Richards (SEINFELD's Kramer), Priscilla Barnes (THREE'S COMPANY), Lauren Holly (DUMB & DUMBER, PICKET FENCES ), Wilford Brimley (COCOON, THE FIRM ), Peter Mayhew (STAR WAR's Chewbacca ), screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick (Final Destination) and Christine Elise (ER, CHINA BEACH).
Our 141 films hail from 29 countries, including Iran, Israel, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, Hong Kong and
Russia. Numerous filmmakers will be attendance for question and answer sessions after their films, as
well as several talk panels over the weekend. Additional guest talk panels include Derek Wayne Johnson,
director of BROKEN BLOOD and SCRAPE, both filmed locally, and Eric Tuxen, visual effects supervisor
and editor with WORLDWIDE FX/NU IMAGE/MILLENNIUM FILMS presenting a VFX reel of films such as OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN and TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D.
The festival kicks off on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19th with opening night films at the EAST BANK
THEATRE. Other venues include our host hotel, the COURTYARD MARRIOTT at the LOUSIANA
BOARDWALK, and THE BOSSIER CIVIC CENTER, site of the 2013 DIGIFEST SOUTH. Juried Awards will be given in categories from Best Picture to Audience Awards, closing out the festival with an Awards Ceremony on September 22.
Visit www.phenomfilmfest.org for more information regarding scheduling and ticketing.
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