Anniversaries and assorted news!
It's been one year since WORLD FAIR premiered at the Independent Film Festival Boston. And this month also marks the beginning of the 75th anniversary of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
So it seems like a good time to share a recap of where WORLD FAIR has been this past year, reaching audiences at film festivals and community venues around the country, thanks in large part to all of you!
COMMUNITY SCREENINGS: Museum of the City of New York, NYC / Historic Districts Council, NYC / New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana / Wilton Historical Society, Connecticut / Artisphere, Virginia / Mint Museum Uptown, North Carolina / Medina Library, Ohio / Buckeye Library, Ohio / Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont, Virginia / Farnsworth Art Museum, Maine / Upcoming: Regal Midway Theatre & Queens Museum, NYC
FESTIVAL SCREENINGS: 2013 Independent Film Festival Boston / Indianapolis International Film Festival / Hardacre Film Festival / Sidewalk Film Festival / Camden International Film Festival / Indie Spirit Film Festival / San Jose International Short Film Festival / NYC Independent Film Festival / Big Apple Film Festival / Big Water Film Festival / Northampton International Film Festival / Fairhope Film Festival / 2014 Collinsville Film Festival
AWARDS: Audience Award, Best Short Film, 2013 Independent Film Festival Boston / Best Documentary Short, 2013 Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham, AL / Best Documentary Short, 2013 Indie Spirit Film Festival, Colorado Springs, CO / Best Short, 2013 Big Water Film Festival, Washburn, WI / Best Short, 2013 Fairhope Film Festival, Fairhope, AL / Audience Choice Award, 2013 San Jose International Short Film Festival, San Jose, CA / Jury Prize, Best Documentary Short, 2014 Collinsville Film Festival, Collinsville, CT
WHAT'S NEXT: We're excited that WORLD FAIR will be a part of this year's 1939 & 1964 New York World's Fair anniversary celebrations, which are taking place at venues all over New York City. WORLD FAIR will screen at the Regal Cinemas Midway Theatre in Forest Hills NY on June 10, with the film Peace Through Understanding - The 1964 World's Fair; and at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Park on June 22, with remarks from the museum archivist, a Q&A with me and special guests from the film, and a tour of the museum's newly-reinstalled world's fair collections. Hope to see some of you there! Plans for other screenings are in the works, so check www.worldfairfilm.com for future updates.
Lastly, we've got home-use DVDs for sale on Amazon right here: http://www.amazon.com/World-Fair-Amanda-Murray/dp/B00CO9SG6A
Thanks as ever!