'Te Ata' Opening the Orlando Film Festival
(released 10/13/2016)

The Orlando Film Festival will take place October 19-23rd, 2016. The Cobb Plaza Cinema Cafe will screen the 320 films planned throughout the 5 days of the festival.  In gratitude to first responders post-Pulse Night Club incident, showing credentials at the box office of the festival, you will receive a complimentary festival pass to join the festival. Passes for all others will be available in Day Pass, Festival Pass, and VIP forms.

Opening night will be a live reading of a screenplay finalist's work, followed by a screening of TE ATA, based on the Native American performer from the Chickasaw Nation, directed by Nathan Frankowski and produced by Paul Sirmons.

Films in the festival program feature Edward Burns, Danny Glover, James Roday, Jess Weixler, Molly Shannon, Kevin Smith, Barry Bostwick, Wayne Brady, Alan Thicke, James Brolin and more. KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS will screen as well as the world premiere of the Kevin Smith biopic SHOOTING CLERKS. Local music will usher in the awards ceremony annually held outdoors.

The 11th year of the Orlando Film Festival is meant to support local film, create culture in downtown Orlando, and expose the community to diverse offerings from independent filmmakers around the world. The Plaza Cinema Cafe and box office is located at 155 South Orange Avenue.

Find more information at orlandofilmfest.com.

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