9th Annual SOHO International Film Festival Kicks Off June 14th - 21st in NYC #SOHO9

SIFFNYC Returns with Premieres of Leading Independent Films with Q&A Sessions from Writers, Producers, Directors and Stars. Sibyl Santiago, Executive Director and Head of Programming says "We are continually inspired by the amount of incredible films premiering and look forward to another amazing year!" Founded by Jorge Ballos in 2009, SIFFNYC has provided a unique and powerful platform for filmmakers to gain exposure and potential distribution.
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NEW YORK - June 13, 2018 - PRLog -- Films showing include the dramatic thriller "Block Island" (U.S. Premiere) from Director Tony Glazer staring Jeff Kober ("The Walking Dead") and Matty Cardarople ("Stranger Things") about a group of college kids who miss the ferry to their graduation party on Block Island, then fall prey to a local fishing boat captain and his sadistic first mate; the NY Premiere of "Snapshots" from director Melanie Mayron, starring Piper Laurie ("Carrie") and Brooke Adams ("Monk") about a grandmother's secret past colliding with her granddaughter's secret future and her daughter's angry present, ; "The Visit" from Writer/Director Romina Schwedler staring Academy Award Nominee June Squibb ("Nebraska"); "Artemis & The Astronaut" from Writer/Director Alice L. Lee staring Lynn Cohen ("The Hunger Games") ; "Sam Did It" Written/Directed by and Starring Dominic Burgess as Sam, who loves his job working in a morgue almost as much as he loves his celebrity idol - Alfred Molina ("Spider-Man") and the Documentary "Poisoning Paradise" from filmmaker Keely Brosnan & Executive Produced by Pierce Brosnan ("James Bond") which follows the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides sprayed upwind of their homes, schools, hospitals, and shorelines.

The foreign films category includes actors Tomasz Kot ("Teatr Telewizji") and Lech Mackiewicz ("Na Dobre i Na Złe") in "Bikini Blue",  Northeast Premiere from Poland from Writer/Director Jarek Marszewski; "Just A Fling", a World Feature and U.S. Premiere from France starring Fanny Valette ("Spiral") and Amaury de Crayencour ("Le Bureau des Légends") from Writer/Director Gorune Aprikian; "Never Saw It Coming" a World Feature and U.S. Premiere from Canada from Director Gail Harvey starring Katie Boland ("Reign"), Emily Hampshire ("Mother!"), and Eric Roberts ("The Dark Knight"), and "Cabeza Madre (Mothers Head) (https://tinyurl.com/ybda69s6)", a World Feature and Northeast Premiere from France & Cuba Directed by Edouard Salier and starring Clifton Collins Jr. ("Westworld").

Past attendees to include stars Octavia Spencer, Armand Assante, William Sadler, Dominic Purcell, Danny Aiello, Richard Kind, Luis Guzman, Carrie Preston, Beth Grant, Sean Young, Alysia Reiner, Kevin Jonas, Mark Feuerstein, Melissa Archer, Yara Martinez, Adam Brody, Josh Lawson, Matthew Daddario, Coach Tom Coughlin, David Zayas, Michael Imperiolli and Vinny Pastore, to name a few.  w (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/soho9?source=note)ww.SohoFilmFest.com

Sibyl Reymundo-Santiago
(Executive Director & Head of Programming)

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