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in Filmmaking
on Sep 12, 2006

If you’re in NYC tomorrow night, here’s news of a panel event sponsored by the IFP which is free to readers of the Filmmaker blog. And also take note of next week’s Independent Film Week promotion, in which tickets to a bunch of NYC independent theaters are discounted to only $6.

IFP and The New York Times present a Special TimesTalks Panel with Independent Filmmakers

FREE for Friends of Filmmaker Magazine!


Don’t miss this conversation with independent filmmakers whose own rites of passage inspired their films and captured an era. Moderated by David Carr, New York Times culture and business writer, with panelists Catherine Hardwicke, director of “Thirteen,” “Lords of Dogtown,” and the upcoming “The Nativity Story,” Dito Montiel, director of “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints,” (Winner, Best Director, 2006 Sundance Film Festival) and Peter Sollett, director of “Raising Victor Vargas” (which premiered at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival).

Followed by a reception with the filmmakers.

September 13th @ 6:30-8:00pm
Walter Reade Theater
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
(65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam)

Reservations required. To RSVP, email with “timestalks” in the subject.

Independent Film Week is a four-day promotional campaign to help draw new audiences to independent films and the theaters which show them year-round. It includes a first of its kind reduced-price ticket promotion at 10 independent theaters in NYC, including the Walter Reade. Featuring $6 admission to all shows Monday, September 18th through Thursday, September 21st.

For specific details about the promotion, and to see a list of participating theaters, visit:

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