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Tickets NOW ON SALE for FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Oct 19, 2012 - 11:57:55 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Tickets are now on sale for FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island!  Become a film buff from October 25th through 28th as we celebrate international and local film making at the Canal House at Pelican Bay Hotel.

Aside from our free screenings of the opening night family film, Sammy 2: Escape to Paradise at Taino Beach or Port Lucaya Marketplace on Friday October 26th, you can attend the full festival with our $50 All Access Pass (films, workshop, awards and VIP parties). An All Film Festival pass is only $10; and a 1 Day Pass for all films is only $7.

Rub shoulders with visiting filmmakers as many of the directors will be on hand to discuss their film and answer your questions after each screening. Help us celebrate American film actor Giancarlo Esposito as he receives his Career Achievement Award. Esposito has starred in such notable films as “Rabbit Hole,” "The Usual Suspects," "Smoke" and "The Last Holiday." His performances in Spike Lee’s films "Do the Right Thing", "Mo’ Better Blues," “School Daze” and "Malcolm X".

Support local film making on Saturday when we showcase the 12 films from The Bahamas in the Student, College, and Open categories.

Perhaps you are a budding filmmaker? Join Ian Strachan writer, producer and director of the television series, “Gippie’s Kingdom" for a filmmaker's workshop titled, Stories That Matter on Saturday, October 27th at 10:30am.

See you at FLIFF On Location! Get your tickets today at
Ministry of Tourism office at Fidelity Financial Centre, Poinciana Drive; or at the Pelican Bay Hotel reception.

FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island is a collaboration between the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board. The event has been made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: Pelican Bay Hotel; TheBahamasWeekly.com; Mackey Media Ltd; Bahamas Celebration Cruises; Bahamasair; Balearia Bahamas Express; Grand Bahama Port Authority and Group of Companies; Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board; FLIFF; Ministry of Tourism and SkyBahamas Airlines.

The film festival will feature: Films made in The Bahamas; Underwater Cinematography Workshop, including a shark dive, by award-winning cinematographer Paul Mockler; Independent Films from around the world; Complimentary outdoor screenings; and Student Film Competitions. For more information go to FLIFF 2012 on Location: Grand Bahama Island event page on Facebook.


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