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DCFF ’12: Festival Best Doc Calls for Real American ‘Bailout’

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February 24, 2012
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All of us gamble everyday and when we lose, we lose. But when banks gamble? Well, that's different. With previous projects taking him to Lebanon and South Sudan, Director Sean Fahey was by no means a stranger to tragedy. And yet never expected find it so readily, both down the street and across the...
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DCFF ’12: Louisvillians Nab Best Feature Alongside Sci-fi Legend

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February 21, 2012
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Only six years removed from cutting their cinematic teeth on spoof trailers of films like 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Gladiator' for their high school morning newscast, Louisville-natives Scooter Downey and Sean Elliot have realized a lifelong dream. A five-year labor of love not only seen to fruition but done with such apparent success,...
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DCFF ’12: Ride the Slipstream with Alex Gaynor’s ‘Wid Winner’

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February 17, 2012
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Writer/Director and native Kentuckian Alex O. Gaynor sees his latest as a merging of two completely separate universes extant in his life (that of Hollywood and that of Bluegrass), and the drifting, dynamically creatively, unabashedly dreaming space between a mirror of his own personal journey.
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DCFF ’12: New Albany’s Tom Whitus Carves out Kid Niche with ‘Sam Steele’

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February 17, 2012
'Sam Steele' stars Jacob Hays and Katherine McNamara are both packing Disney credentials.

“Treasure and mystery, I like that combination,” says Sam Steele Jr., private eye. The fedora-sporting hijinks of child actor Jacob Hays’s kid-noir sleuth return to the Derby City Film Festival screen this weekend with an espionage-inspired, Louisville-based, faux-history-mystery boasting Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Andromeda) and Dee Wallace (E.T., Cugo) alongside Doug, the crime-sniffing dog. And...
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DCFF ’12: Serafini Braves New Roads with ‘Johnny’s Gone’

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February 16, 2012
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With previous cinematic credits including a Wesley Snipes action romp and plenty of european television, veteran writer/director Giorgio Serafini might seem an unlikely face behind an indie-film festival breakout. But his latest effort is exactly that. Inspired and informed by his family's own tragic loss, Serafini says that 'Johnny's Gone' has fundamentally changed him...
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DCFF ’12: ‘On Our Radar’ Festival Preview Part 2

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February 16, 2012
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The second installment of our Derby City Film Festival preview, with looks at 'Znikniecie', 'Bailout', 'Holding the Line' and 'Employee of the Month'. Now just days away and with 56 films to choose from it’s only natural to feel a bit overwhelmed. No worries. We've got the hookup.
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DCFF ’12: Danville Filmmakers get Strange with ‘Bizarnival’

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February 15, 2012
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How do you fit tuxedos, a stop-motion robot, an airplane-piloting puppet and a homicidal mime into a twelve minute film? Having seen the thing myself I’m still not quite sure, but it was one hell of a brain-twisting frolic. The latest from the feverish hive-mind of Danville, Kentucky filmmakers Todd Sheene, Allen Martin, and...
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DCFF ’12: ‘Below Zero’ Filmmakers Signe Olynyk and Bob Schultz

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February 15, 2012
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Method-writer Signe Olynyk had an idea for a story about a man locked in a meat freezer but a serious case of writer's block. Her next step would have been completely obvious to just about no one. She locked herself in a meat freezer and came out five days later with a fully formed...
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WIN FREE TICKETS to Derby City Film Festival

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February 14, 2012
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The 4th annual Derby City Film Festival is set to rock the Clifton center this weekend with three full days jam-packed with 50+ hand-selected films. Be one of two lucky winners to grab a pair of free tickets to Friday night's opening festivities! FULL DETAILS AFTER THE JUMP.
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DCFF ’12: Scifi Legend now a Lifetime Achiever

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January 25, 2012
With as intense of a stare as ever, Henriksen has still got it.

News comes today from Derby City Film Festival's Kristofer Rommel and company that industry veteran and science fiction legend Lance Henriksen is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's festival. Full details after the jump.
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