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Broadway
Showtimes: 3/12 at 7 p.m. 
2019 Academy Award winner for Best Live Action Short 
There will be a Q&A as part of the Opening Night of the ISREEL Film Festival followed by screenings of the Academy Award-winning short SKIN and feature film MAGIC MEN. 
 

guyskinGuy Nattiv is an acclaimed filmmaker from Israel. His short film, SKIN won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Short Film. Nattiv's work has also won prizes at more than 20 Film Festivals worldwide.Before coming to the US, Nattiv directed several features in Israel. Nattiv currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife/producing partner Jaime Ray Newman, and their daughter.

 
Broadway
Showtimes: 2/22 at 7 p.m. 
 
There will be a Q&A following the 7 p.m screening of ARCTIC with writer director Joe Penna. 
 

Joe Penna is a Brazilian writer and director.

For the past 12 years, he has maintained a YouTube channel dedicated to inventive music videos and short films. The channel has garnered nearly 3 million subscribers and over 400 million views. His stop-motion short film Guitar: Impossible was selected to be displayed at the Guggenheim museum.

Penna has directed commercials for various Fortune 500 companies including Coca Cola, Disney, and Ford. He was selected as one of the top 10 new directors at the 20th Cannes Lions Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase.

His inaugural short film, MERIDIAN, stars Orlando Jones. His follow-up, INSTANT GETAWAY, was produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Penna's third short film, TURNING POINT, was selected to play at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Penna's debut feature film, ARCTIC, was shot entirely on location in Iceland and stars Mads Mikkelsen. It was part of the Official Selection for the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and is currently being distributed theatrically by Bleecker Films.

Penna is currently in pre-production for STOWAWAY, starring Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette.

 

 
Tower
Showtimes: 12/11 at 7 p.m. 
There will be a Q&A following the 7 p.m screening with Stephen Groo, and producers Eric Robertson and Jared Harris.
 
Stephen Groo was born in Artesia, California. He went to Brigham Young University and graduated in 2000 with a BA in Fine Arts. He has been a film director for 20 years and has produced over 205 films in that time. 

 

 
Tower Theatre
10/11/2018; 7:00pm
PHANTASM (Remastered) with Don Coscarelli in person
Presented by SLFS and Weller Book Works
$50 - Includes Book (TRUE INDIE: LIFE AND DEATH IN FILMMAKING) and meet & greet/signing (plus film and discussion with Don Coscarelli)
$20 - Includes Film and Discussion with Don Coscarelli ONLY
 
Join us for a screening of the horror cult classic PHANTASM with director Don Coscarelli at Tower Theatre on October 11th.  The legendary director will be present in person for a film discussion and meet and greet signing of his book TRUE INDIE: LIFE AND DEATH IN FILMMAKING. 
 
No refunds or exchanges.  
 
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