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iW NEWS | Stony Brook Film Festival to Open with "A Family Secret"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire June 13, 2007 at 10:58AM

The U.S. premiere of Ghyslaine Cote's satiric French Canadian comedy, "A Family Secret" (Le Secred de ma mere) will open the 12th Stony Brook Film Festival, taking place in Long Island, NY July 19 - 28. Also making its U.S. debut is Douglas Horn's "Entry Level," which premiered at the recent International Emerging Talent Film Festival in Monaco. In other highlights, Christopher Plummer will be on hand for a July 23 screening of Michael Schroeder's "Man in the Chair," in which he stars, as well as screenings of German films "Offset," and "The Cloud." Films from Israel include "Three Mothers" by Dina Zvi-Riklis and the New York premiere of "Sweet Mud" by Dror Shau, which took a world cinema jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The New York premiere of Picturehouse comedy "Rocket Science" by Jeffrey Blitz will close the festival. For more information, including a full line up and schedule, visit the festival's website. [Brian Brooks]
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The U.S. premiere of Ghyslaine Cote's satiric French Canadian comedy, "A Family Secret" (Le Secred de ma mere) will open the 12th Stony Brook Film Festival, taking place in Long Island, NY July 19 - 28. Also making its U.S. debut is Douglas Horn's "Entry Level," which premiered at the recent International Emerging Talent Film Festival in Monaco. In other highlights, Christopher Plummer will be on hand for a July 23 screening of Michael Schroeder's "Man in the Chair," in which he stars, as well as screenings of German films "Offset," and "The Cloud." Films from Israel include "Three Mothers" by Dina Zvi-Riklis and the New York premiere of "Sweet Mud" by Dror Shau, which took a world cinema jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The New York premiere of Picturehouse comedy "Rocket Science" by Jeffrey Blitz will close the festival. For more information, including a full line up and schedule, visit the festival's website. [Brian Brooks]