Oakland International Film Festival Around The World In Eleven Days
The Oakland International Film Festival affirms First Amendment Freedom of Speech Right, giving a platform for independent voices. And Filmmakers from around the world reinforce tourism in Oakland, September 19-September 29, 2019.
By: Oakland International Film Festival
17th ANNUAL OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
AROUND THE WORLD IN ELEVEN DAYS
Find out about the more than 80 films at the Oakland International Film Festival
WHO- David Roach, Founder & Executive Director of Oakland International Film Festival, filmmakers from around the world including: Audrey Candy Corn, Peter Menchini, Adimu Madyun, LaTajh Weaver, Ellen Wen, Raymundo Peralta, Shaka Jamal Redmond, Luis Montoya, Arthur Gallery, Tony Jonick, and Doug Werby, Alba Roland Mejia, Darryl Jones, and Oscar Hernandez (Line up subject to change).
WHAT- The Oakland International Film Festival Press Conference Opening Day highlighting films from around the world kicks off the seventeenth year of parties, panels and profound narratives. (Shortly, after the press conference, and prior to Opening Night Films at the historic Grand Lake Theatre, there will be a film mixer at Cana Bar and Parlor -Media & the public are invited).
WHERE- Press Conference will be held at R.B.A. Creative, 3718 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619
WHEN- TODAY 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 19th Media RSVP: jackiewright@
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WHY-The Oakland International Film Festival highlights Oakland as a destination for the arts. Oakland has a rich tapestry of artistic talent. The Oakland International Film Festival affirms First Amendment Freedom of Speech Rights, giving a platform for independent voices. Also Filmmakers from around the world reinforce tourism to Oakland with their films that span many genres, many cultures and walks of life. Screenings will be held at different locations such as the Historic Grand Lake Theatre, The Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Holy Names University, and Jack London Regal Theater, giving audiences a glimpse of Oakland as a "Destination."
Media Note: Gina Snow, will be representing Jackie Wright, Wright Enterprises on site at today's briefing with Jackie as off site support to to you.
During the festival, filmmakers will be available for on-going interviews as they gather before and after their screenings for panels, parties and photo ops.