Monthly Archives: February 2015

The 21st Sedona International Film Festival – Sand Castles and Weekend Features

After an almost dizzying though undeniably fun week of movie watching, the closing weekend for the 21st Sedona International Film Festival has arrived, though rather than thinking of it as a festival winding down, consider today and tomorrow your chance to catch-up with some of the best of the best, films you may have missed, […]

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The 21st International Sedona Film Festival : 1,000 Times Goodnight and The Immigration Paradox

The 21st Sedona International Film Festival continues into Friday with a look at two very different films;   one a narrative feature, the other a documentary.  Both are powerful, though in their way, both are also flawed. During the chilling, opening moments of the new drama 1,000 Times Good Night, it’s difficult to tell what’s happening.  […]

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The 21st Sedona International Film Festival: The Short Film – February

Scattered among the many narrative features and documentaries screened at a film festival is the short; that specialized, creative area of movie-making where a story is usually told within a ten to fifteen minute time frame; sometimes even less.  One such short currently showing at the 21st Sedona International Film Festival is February, a fourteen […]

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The 21st Sedona International Film Festival: A Twist of Lemmon, The Patent Wars and The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

It’s day 6 at the 21st International Sedona Film Festival.  Unlike the beginning of the week, the sun has broken through, and this morning, festival goers are waking up after an evening of some outstanding entertainment that came not necessarily from the big screen but from the stage. Four years in the making, Chris Lemmon […]

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The 21st Sedona International Film Festival: A Conversation with Jeffrey Lyons

If you’re throwing a dinner party and you’re looking for that special someone who can engage everyone in the room with an immediate showbiz anecdote full of recognizable names and a guaranteed punch-line, here’s a suggestion:  Send the invite to television film critic Jeffrey Lyons.  Believe me, you can’t go wrong.   In the Media Room […]

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The 2015 Annual Sedona Internation Film Festival – Frank Vs. God: Special Report

It’s Wednesday at the 2015 Sedona International Film Festival with another packed day of programming that includes a further tribute to Orson Welles with a special showing of the classic Chimes at Midnight, hosted by film critic Jeffrey Lyons, Ray Kelly and Beatrice Wells at 3:10 p.m. Look also for a live production this evening […]

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