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2012 Florida Film Festival hosts international offerings

March 13, 2012
2012 Florida Film Festival hosts international offerings ORLANDO — This year, the 2012 Florida Film Festival, sponsored by Full Sail University (www.fullsail.edu), is offering up a selection of international movies within its 2012 International Showcase. 

With two Southeast premieres, one East Coast premiere, and one Florida premiere, this year’s Festival takes place April 13-22.

“This is just a great year for international films at the Florida Film Festival,” says Matthew Curtis, Florida Film Festival programming director. “With a record-breaking total of 31 countries represented in features and shorts playing throughout virtually every section of the Festival, the world’s about to become a whole lot smaller to Central Florida movie lovers.”

Festival passes and ticket packages are now available for purchase online or at the Enzian box office — Enzian, based in Central Florida, is a full-time, not-for-profit cinema for first-run independent and international films, classic revivals, documentary features and select family entertainment.

Festival Pass Holders gain VIP access to all films as well as other great benefits. Ticket package purchasers are invited to participate in early redemption, which gives them the opportunity to redeem film vouchers for individual film tickets before they are available to the public.  The complete Festival schedule will be revealed Wednesday, March 21.  Early redemption occurs Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24.  Individual film tickets will be available to the general public starting Sunday, March 25.  For more info check the festival’s Website. www.FloridaFilmFestival.com.
Here are international films to be showcased:

- CLOWN, Denmark (Director: Mikkel Nørgaard) Southest Premiere
In Danish with English subtitles

- I WISH (KISEKI), Japan (Director: Hirokazu Kore-Eda) Florida Premiere PREMIERE
In Japanese with English subtitles

- TURN ME ON, DAMMIT!, Norway (Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen) Southeast Premiere
In Norwegian with English Subtitles

UP THERE, United Kingdom (Director: Zam Salim) East Coast Premiere

The Florida Film Festival, which showcases American independent and international film, is celebrating its 21st anniversary, the Festival is a core program of Enzian, a nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1985.