Albany FilmFest Presents: 2 Winning Shorts + Women Filmmakers on Making Their First Film
Jun
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Albany FilmFest Presents: 2 Winning Shorts + Women Filmmakers on Making Their First Film

Join us for two films from the heart from two local directors: Elaine Holliman's Oscar-nominated CHICKS IN WHITE SATIN (1994) and Jazmin Jamias's I HATE THE COLOR RED, an Albany FilmFest Audience Favorite. Stay for Q&A as Elaine and Jazmin discuss the nitty-gritty of making your first film, and what's changed and what hasn't for women filmmakers.

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From "Action!" to "That's a Wrap!"
Jan
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

From "Action!" to "That's a Wrap!"

How do they do that? Find out in this insider's guide for film lovers, filmmakers, and would-be filmmakers who've always wanted to know what actually goes into making a movie.

Local independent horror-comedy filmmaker Waylon Bacon ("Help Wanted," screened at ComicCon) discusses the ins and outs of filmmakiing, from pre-production to post-production. Waylon will discuss casting, budgeting, storyboarding, editing, cheap FX solutions and other fundamentals filmmakers don't often discuss, like creating a fun atmosphere for his cast and crew, general philosophy and how he deals with stress.

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AFF Presents: Barry Levinson's DINER - Free showing
Dec
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

AFF Presents: Barry Levinson's DINER - Free showing

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7-9pm

Where: Albany Library, Edith Stone Room, 1247 Marin Ave., Albany, CA

Admission: FREE

"This movie "paved the way for Seinfeld, Pulp Fiction, The Office, and Judd Apatow's career." -- Vanity Fair

Celebrate the end of the year 2016 by watching Barry Levinson's Academy Award-nominated comedy-drama DINER (1982, 110 minutes) celebrate the end of 1959 as lifelong friends in their early 20s reunite in Baltimore for the wedding of one of the group. Enjoy a now-all-star cast looking very young in the film made them famous: Kevin Bacon, Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Daniel Stern, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser, Tim Daly.

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AFF Presents: Shaun of the Dead
Oct
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

AFF Presents: Shaun of the Dead

Do not miss our free October pre-Halloween treat: Edgar Wright's cult favorite British zombie rom-com Shaun of the Dead (2004), starring Simon Pegg (way before he was famous for Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Lucy Davis (the British Office), Nick Frost, and SO MANY OTHERS. Rated R for language and zombie violence

 

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Solano Stroll
Sep
11
10:00am10:00am

Solano Stroll

  • Solano Avenue and Masonic Avenue Albany, CA 94706 United States (map)
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Come see us at the Solano Stroll, at our usual table near the BART tracks. We'll be happy to talk to you about submitting a film, joining our newsletter list, being an AFF volunteer, and more.

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