Friday, July 30, 2010

Woods Hole Film Festival Announces 2010 July 31-August 7

The 19th annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod, runs from July 31–August 7 this year.

This years festival will have two-time Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple as Filmmaker-in-Residence. She will speak after her film Shut Up And Sing on opening night (7/31, 9 PM) and will also be available for Q&A following the screenings of her two Oscar-winning films: Harlan County USA (Sunday, 8/1, 7 PM), and American Dream (Monday, 8/2, 9 PM).

Other highlights include a panel discussion with distinguished authors whose works have been made into films on Thursday, 8/5, 4:00 PM) and Kids Day (Sunday, 8/1, 2-4 PM) in Redfield Auditorium featuring an afternoon of award-winning animated films and complimentary ice cream. Casting agent Carolyn Pickman of CP Casting offers master classes on acting for films on Thursday, 8/5, one for teens at 11:00 AM and another for adults at 2:00 PM. Pre-register by emailing

Admission to screenings, staged readings, panels and parties is $10, $8 for WGBH members, and $7 for students and seniors. Events are held at various locations throughout Woods Hole and Falmouth and special festival parking is available. Purchase tickets online at or or in person during the festival at the Old Woods Hole Fire Station on Water Street.

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