Terry Gilliam was the last guest of the “In Conversation Series” hosted by the American Pavilion at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The director of “Brazil,” “The Fisher King” and “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” talked about his past, present and future, as well as “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus,” with and without Heath Ledger.
Eli Roth (“Cabin Fever,” “Hostel”) took time from his Cannes promotional schedule to speak at the American Pavilion’s Roger Ebert Conference Center last Tuesday and captured the audience’s attention with many inspiring tales.
May 15 – As part of the ongoing programming at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival, director Francis Ford Coppola was the first guest of the “In Conversation” series at the newly christened Roger Ebert Conference Room.
Friday May 15th – The American Pavilion at Cannes was honored to have Martin Scorsese in attendance while Roger Ebert cut the ribbon for the conference room renamed in honor of the esteemed critic.
Last week, the 18th annual Florida Film Festival completed an impressive, immersive 10-day run (March 27-April 5) of events and screenings in Central Florida, reasserting itself as the premiere cinematic soul food for moviegoers looking to add a little spice to their stale multiplex diet.
This year’s American Film Market, where thousands of film buyers and sellers come together at Santa Monica’s Loews Beach Hotel for a week of deal-making, networking and schmoozing, started yesterday, amongst worries the global economic crisis could make for less than desirable results.