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PHILLY CHIT CHATTER – PHILA FILM FEST and SHUT UP & DANCE COMING UP

Two important events coming up this week that PhillyChitChat will be participating in one kicks off on Thursday 3/26/09

PHILADELPHIA CineFest 09
Join us for 12 days of internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies, documentaries and shorts. We have everything you’ve come to know and love and some exciting new features too, such as the introduction of the sidebar Fade to Black: Perspectives in Black Cinema. Curated by a diverse group of local film professionals and enthusiasts, this series offers a needed spotlight on African-American cinema and is highlighted with the presentation of a Festival Award to trailblazer Alfre Woodard. Jeff Daniels and animators the Quay Brothers will also be honored at special ceremonies. For Francophiles, this is your year – ten of France’s most interesting releases of 2008 will be screened. Also many actors, directors and producers connected with the films will do Q&A’s including CONNIE STEVENS this Saturday night!!


Then on Saturday March 28, 2009 – Shut Up & Dance started 17 years ago to pay homage to friends and loved ones lost to AIDS and to raise funds for those who support the community every day, such as MANNA. Year after year, Shut Up & Dance delights the audience with an original, spirited, funky performance and is almost always a sellout! Jonathan Stiles will once again serve as Producing Director and – with an exceptional line up of choreographers and dancers.
Check Out Info: SHUT UP & DANCE