Who needs to go to Hollywood when the 2019 Pasadena International Film Festival takes place Wednesday, March 13 through Thursday, March 21, 2019, throughout downtown Pasadena. Films will screen at the popular Laemmle Playhouse 7 and panels and presentations will take place next door at Vroman’s Bookstore. The festival will show over 100 film screenings from 15 countries, including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, animation, and web series. There will be something for everyone in the family so come out and enjoy beautiful Old Town Pasadena next Wednesday.
To buy Festival Passes or find more information visit the official website here.
Some movies/documentaries that will be featured (Pulled from the official Pasadena International Film Festival Website):
Every Two Minutes
Featured on The Dr. Phil Show as the recipient of the iAspire Grant, Every Two Minutes sheds light on sexual assault in the United States, and those who are fighting to end it.
Restoring Tomorrow follows the personal journey of director Aaron Wolf as he documents the rise and fall and ultimate rise again of L.A.’s oldest Jewish congregation, where his late grandfather, Rabbi Alfred Wolf, served for more than 50 years.
The Smiffenpoofs: A History of Female A Cappella
The Smiffenpoofs, the first all-female a cappella group in the country, began at Massachusetts’ Smith College in the 1930s. This documentary takes a look at the trajectory of the group and how it has changed through the years.
The Cuddle Party
A couple on the brink of divorce attends a “cuddling workshop” to work on their intimacy issues. Cast: Yvette Nicole Brown, Michaela Watkins, Rob Huebel
The Dissection of Thanksgiving
A son goes home for Thanksgiving and discovers that not only has his father been laid off from his job of 20 years, but that his parents are divorcing as well. Cast: Jay O. Sanders, Kathleen Quinlan