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April 5, 2005
(804) 306-4056

Johns Hopkins Film Fest Celebrates
Independent and Local Cinema

The Johns Hopkins Film Festival returns to Shriver Hall on the university s Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St., from Thursday, April 21, through Sunday, April 24. Tickets are $3 per show, $5 for a day-pass and $15 for a festival pass; free for Johns Hopkins affiliates. Tickets are available in Shriver Hall throughout the festival. For information, call (410) 340-4703, e-mail jhufilm@gmail.com, or visit hopkinsfilmfest.com/. The eighth annual festival kicks off with restored 35mm prints of films by Federico Fellini and Wong Kar Wai. The following days comprise an international smorgasbord of animated shorts, comedy shorts, experimental shorts and features. The festival concludes, for the first time ever, with an entire day dedicated to showcasing Maryland talent.

Highlights include:

Days of Being Wild, Thursday, April 21, 8 pm.
Wong Kar Wai directed this visually stunning film about the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother.

Juliet of The Spirits, Thursday, April 21, 10 p.m.
Federico Fellini's 1965 classic presents the strange journey of Giullietta, portrayed by the award-winning Giullietta Masini, who finds herself suddenly amidst a world of spirits and fantasies after learning that her husband is cheating on her.

DiG!, Friday, April 22, 9 p.m.
Ondi Timmoner directed this feature-length documentary shot over seven years about musicians Anton Newcombe, leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Courtney Taylor, head of the Dandy Warhols, star-crossed friends and bitter rivals.

Elevator Movie,Saturday, April 23, 11 p.m.
The Maryland premier of Zeb Haradon's feature about a shy, withdrawn loner named Jim. Lana is a friendly and outgoing born-again Christian who has renounced her promiscuous, drug-filled past. They have never met until they step into an elevator that gets stuck for months without rescue.

Winterlude, Sunday, April 24, 7 p.m.
Local filmmakers Evan Guilfoyle and Jonathan Schultz present the meta-narrative of Jonathan, an awkward young filmmaker, and his attempt to make a movie based on a past relationship using a real couple. The film features music from local acts Cass McCombs and Sonna, and includes a live performance by Oxes.

The Instrument, Sunday, April 24, 9 p.m.
The world premier of Baltimore native Adam Nemett's feature about an enigmatic art school custodian who dies and leaves behind the blueprints for a new system of ritual worship based on music. Shot in Baltimore, the film was a creative collaboration between Princeton University and Maryland Institute College of Art. The director will be in attendance.

The Johns Hopkins Film Festival is organized by The Johns Hopkins Film Society, the student-run organization that produces the campus film journal Frame of Reference.

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