Two Film Festivals Come To Screens In February

The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, which kicked off yesterday, runs through February 26. The festival is bringing an exciting lineup of films to Arizona honoring Jewish traditions and heritage. This year, the festival will show 11 films at three valley locations: Harkins Camelview 5, Scottsdale; Harkins Crossroads 12, Chandler; and Harkins Arrowhead 18, Peoria.  This year’s films include Orthodox Stance, Naomi, David, The People v. Leo Frank, Remembrance, Je Taime I Love You Terminal, The Matchmaker, The Human Resources Manager, Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom, My Best Enemy and Yoo-Hoo Mrs. Goldberg. Ticket prices are $10 for adults/$5 for students. For more information, visit www.gpjff.org.

Sedona International Film Festival posterThe 18th annual Sedona International Film Festival rolls into Sedona, February 18-26 at venues throughout the Northern Arizona community. Highlights of the festival include the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to director Peter Bogdanovich. Other well-known artists and celebrities who have committed to the Festival this year include Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne; Academy Award-winning producer, artist and costume designer Kathleen Glynn (Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 911); Oscar-winning lyricist and five-time nominee Don Black (Born Free); Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Moresco (Crash); actress Lea Thompson; and the Sorvinos (Paul, Mira, Michael and Amanda) make it a family affair as they all attend to support The Trouble with Cali.

For more information, visit www.sedonafilmfestival.com.

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