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USAFF Announces 2012 Fest Schedule and Honorees

True Grit

This year's fest includes a screening of 'True Grit', with Kim Darby in attendance.

The USA Film Festival has officially announced the schedule for its 42nd annual festival season, slated to run from April 22-29 at the Angelika Film Center. The festival will include 22 feature-length in addition to its annual short film competition and showcases. Advance tickets are available through Ticketmaster starting April 16.

Rob Reiner

Festival honoree Rob Reiner.

This year’s honorees are actor-director Rob Reiner (with an anniversary/tribute screening of The Princess Bride), actor Elliott Gould, and writer-director Bert I. Gordon (with a special screening of the 1957 sci-fi classic The Amazing Colossal Man). There will also be special screenings of a restored print of Children of Paradise and True Grit (with actress Kim Darby in attendance). Q&A sessions will occur after the screenings.

Movie Ink will post a list of recommended viewing shortly before opening night.

About Gary Dowell

Professional film critic, journalist, Byronic hero.


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