Festival Director Josh Neufeld said, ‘This is a huge development for the AOF Festival as we have been working very hard for the last three years to make the AOF a staple event in this great city. Having Mayor Bogaard come out to be a part of the show, really helps in that process.”
“When Steve Tobia of THE MAGAZINE decided to sponsor the 2009 festival, things really began to happen, said Del Weston, AOF Festival Creator, not only did they put our entire program in their July issue but they decided to sponsor the Legend Award and having the Mayor be a part of that is really thrilling.”
The Black Tie Dinner and Award Show is now in its fifth year and has hosted such notables as David Carradine, John Savage, John Saxon, Bill Duke and this year will feature martial arts legend James Lew as well as Star Trek’s Morgan Sheppard, Kim Coates star of the new television show Sons Of Anarchy and of course the Legends award winner and veteran actor Raymond J. Barry.
The Award Show will be at the beautiful Westin Pasadena Hotels’ Grand Ballroom on Thursday July 30, 2009 from 7pm to midnight.
For more information visit www.aoffest.com
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The 2009 Action On Film International Film Festival is the nation's premiere Independent Film Festival.