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Cinequest Film Festival 2015

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    Ready to enjoy the spectacular 25th anniversary edition of the Cinequest Film Festival? The Cinequest team has scoured the globe to present to you its most electrifying lineup of premiere films, artists, innovations, parties and more... You'll want to jump on tickets and passes to these must-see events:

    • FEB 24 - Opening Night: BATKID BEGINS. You've heard it on the news. You've retweeted it on twitter. Now, watch the entire story unfold onscreen. Just how did one kid with one wish (yes, to be Batman) bring together a city and captivate a nation one November day?
    • FEB 25 - Screening of WILD TALESwith Media Legacy recipient Anne Thompson. An international sensation-narratives of wreaked vengeance, with both hilarious and catastrophic results, offer one of the most riotous cinematic rides you'll ever encounter.
    • FEB 26 - A Conversation With JOHN BOORMAN + Screening of QUEEN AND COUNTRY: Legendary Director John Boorman (Deliverance, Hope and Glory, Zardoz, Excalibur, Where the Heart Lies) showcases his latest masterpiece Queen and Country.
    • FEB 28 - An Evening With ROSARIO DAWSON Screen sensation (Top Five, Sin City, Kids, He Got Game ), singer, comic book creator, philanthropist, social activist, the multi-talented Rosario Dawson is a creative force as well as a dynamic advocate for social justice. A not-to-be-missed conversation with Ms. Dawson, moderated by Jennifer Siebel Newsom (MissRepresentation), will follow the Maverick Spirit Award presentation.

     Enjoy these spotlight films, and many more, in the palatial California Theatre:

    • HANNAH SIMONE (New Girl), stand-up comedian Kosha Patel, and Tiya Sricar (The Internship) in Miss India America.
    • SIMON PEGG (Star TrekShaun of the Dead) in Australian comedic thriller Kill Me Three Times.
    • MICHAEL FASSBENDER (X-Men: Days of Future Past) in modern-day western Slow West.
    • KRISTEN STEWART (Twilight) and JULIETTE BINOCHE(The English Patient) mesmerize in Clouds of Sils Maria.

    When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – Sunday, March 8, 2015

    Where: Locations vary throughout San Jose. For more information, visit Cinequest Festival Films & Events.

    How: Enjoy individual tickets or enjoy an affordable Pass.

    Cost: Prices will vary, please visit Cinequest’s passes & ticket information for all prices.

    For more information, please visit www.cinequest.org