Thursday, October 26, 2017

Press Release: Official Selection for the 5th Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival--December 4-10, 2017

I have been given the opportunity to attend this year's 5th Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival as media.
They have also invited me to the press conference on November 2, it may not be a big deal to some but this is my first press conference I have been invited too, so I am honored for the invitation.
Here is the press release I was sent:

Official Selection

Compressed by 19 feature-length films and 33 short films from 25 countries and regions, the programming contains 39 narrative films, 5 animations and 8 documentaries. We are very proud to be bringing out a lineup of great works done by the world's emerging filmmakers to Vancouver's film lovers and local filmmaking professionals. 

Highlighted feature films include: 

Documentary The Last Animals (by U.S. war photographer and first-time director Kate Brooks, Hot Docs 17, Tribeca 17)

Romantic drama The Song of Sway Lake (by Student-Oscar-winner Ari Gold, LA Film Festival 17)

LGBTQ-themed, coming-of-age musical Saturday Church (by U.S. filmmaker Damon Cardasis, Tribeca 17)

Drama Land and Shade (Colombian director César Augusto Acevedo's Caméra d'Or-winning film, Cannes 15)

Documentary Longshot: The Brian Upson Story  (created by 12-grade students in Vancouver's Rockridge Secondary)

Documentary Perfume War (directed by Canadian writer/director Michael Melski, Atlantic Film Festival 17)

Dark comedy Mr. Donkey (directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhou Shen and Liu Lu)

Meanwhile, 33 very well-executed short films will also be screened during the festival.

Here is the trailer for the Official Selection of the Festival

Below is a link to take you to the Festivals page for the complete line up of films:

Official Selection 2017

More to come on this festival in the next few weeks.

Thank you for reading this
Anthony Nadeau

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