SILICON VALLEY, CA-- This year's CINEQUEST, with ELATED as theme's name, will be Roaring back IN PERSON, after two years of a proprietary VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE called CINEJOY, and once more open its doors to the world's filmmakers on Tuesday, August 16th at the CALIFORNIA THEATRE, located at 345 South First Street, in downtown San Jose, CA 95113.
Thru Check-in for the Press will be at 4:30 PM and Live Interviews may be held from 5:00 to 7:10PM
The SPECIAL GUESTS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE:
Maverick Spirit Award Recipient JIM GAFFIGAN
COLIN WEST, the director of the Opening Night Film LINOLEUM
CINEQUEST Cofounder & CEO HALFDAN HUSSEY and
GUEST ACTORS AND DIRECTORS FROM THE WORLD & USA PREMIERS and Films.
A United States premiere will be Tehranto, A multi gender Drama, Comedy Romance, located in Toronto, Canada, with lively music, intricate textiles and vibrant colors, and an unlikely story of love and family of two young students of very different upbringing in a divided Iranian community.
A World Premiere from the United States will be Last Chance Charlene, a Drama, Comedy, about a struggling actor and writer on the path to finally make a big break in her career, but needs to put her complicated life back together first in the aftermath of a tragic event. The story examines the complexity, ridiculousness and intersection of faith, creativity, family and grief, showing how we often think that we only have one chance to figure it all out, but the reality is that we have a million chances, until we find the one that is right.
CINEQUEST TICKETING IS NOW ALL DIGITAL, SO SIMPLY BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE AND DOWLOAD YOUR DIGITAL TICKETS TO YOUR PHOLE, (OR PRINT THEM) CINEQUEST ALSO PROVIDES WALKUP BOX OFFICES AT EACH THEATRE VENUE. EACH OF THE THEATRE VENUES PROVIDES VALIDADED PARKING.
Tickets and Passes for the festival can be purchased at https://www.cinequest.org/.