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Maverick Filmmaker Series

The WIFF Maverick film series continues on Thursday, September 11th with two films by Italian Director Sergio Leone.

Tickets are $13.00 and are available on the evening of the screening at the Capitol Theatre.

A Fistful Of Dollars (1964) @ 6 pm

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966) @ 8 pm

The series concludes on Thursday, October 9th with Japanese Director Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon (1950) and Yojimbo (1961).

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An Evening With Norman Jewison

September 17, 2014

Please Save The Date for

A TRIBUTE EVENING AND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

In Honour Of

DIRECTOR NORMAN JEWISON

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Capitol Theatre

5:30 pm Reception
6:30 pm On-stage interview with Norman Jewison and Presentation of WIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
7:30 pm Screening of Moonstruck
9.45 pm Screening of In the Heat of the Night

Norman Jewison has been nominated personally for seven Oscars® and has received 45 nominations and 12 Academy Awards® for his films. From directing the likes of Cher, Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier, Jane Fonda, and Al Pacino, to founding the Canadian Film Centre in 1986, Jewison’s vibrant career has impacted audiences and filmmakers alike. In 1999, he received the prestigious Irving Thalberg Award at the Academy Awards®.

Highlights of his film career include The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966), In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), A Soldier’s Story (1984), Agnes of God (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Other People’s Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999), and The Statement (2003).

An Evening With Norman Jewison is presented in collaboration with The Honourable Ernie Eves and Isabel Bassett, and Kimberly and George King, and is generously supported by the City of Windsor’s Arts, Culture, and Heritage Fund and SoCA Presents!, a program of the University of Windsor's School of Creative Arts.

Tickets for the evening are $20 and are available online at the WIFF website or in person at the WSO Box Office, 121 University Avenue West.


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48 Hour Flickfest

WIFF 48-Hour FlickFest is a fun, spirited event that epitomizes the grit, passion and determination of making films. We invite filmmakers of all levels to take part in this exciting and tireless two-day challenge. Are you up for it?

2014 production dates are October 17th to 19th. Kick off orientation meeting is Friday, October 17th at 5:30 pm in room 111 at MediaPlex, 275 Victoria Avenue.

For information about 48 Hour FlickFest, check out the following documents: How to Enter, Rules, and FAQs. Click here for the full FlickFest Package. Also visit FlickFest's official Facebook page.

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