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The indieWIRE Guide to Film Festivals: April '09

By Indiewire | Indiewire January 1, 2009 at 8:13AM

The following is a list of April 2009 film festivals, with links to iW coverage. This page will be updated throughout the year so check back here for updated links and coverage.
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The following is a list of April 2009 film festivals, with links to iW coverage. This page will be updated throughout the year so check back here for updated links and coverage.

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Aspen Shortsfest
April 1-5, 2009
Official Site
Jury, Audience, and Industry Buzz Agree: Docs Rocked Aspen Shortsfest 2008 (4/17/08)

Beverly Hills Film Festival
April 1-5, 2009
Official Site

Gen Art Film Festival
April 1-7, 2009
Official Site

Sonoma Valley Film Festival
April 1-5, 2009
Official Site

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
April 2-5, 2009
Official Site
Full Frame Forges Ahead Without Its Charismatic Founder at the Helm (4/7/08)

Wisconsin Film Festival
April 2-5, 2009
Official Site

Ashland Independent Film Festival
April 2-6, 2009
Official Site

Phoenix Film Festival
April 2-9, 2009
Official Site

Portland Jewish Film Festival
April 3-17, 2009
Official Site

California Independent Film Festival
April 16-19, 2009
Official Site

Havana Film Festival
April 16-23, 2009
Official Site

Nashville Film Festival
April 16-23
Official Site
Nashville Marries Film and Music with ‘Southern Goodness’ (4/23/07)

Atlanta Film Festival
April 16-25, 2009
Official Site

WorldFest
April 16-25, 2009
Official Site

Bare Bones International Film Festival
April 16-26, 2009
Official Site

FilmFest DC
April 16-26, 2009
Official Site

Boston International Film Festival
April 17 - 26, 2009
Official Site

ColCoa – A Week of French Premieres
April 20-26, 2009
Official Site

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
April 21-26, 2009
Official Site

Independent Film Festival of Boston
April 22-28, 2009
Official Site

River Run International Film Festival
April 22-29, 2009
Official Site

Cine Las Americas Film Festival
April 22-30, 2009
Official Site

Tribeca Film Festival
April 22-May 3, 2009
Official Site
Tribeca Round Up: “Elly” and “Racing” Take Off as Fest Winds Down
Go Kart Doc Breaks Out at Tribeca; “Eclipse” Attracts Attention
Tribeca ‘09 Round Up: “Outrage,” “Soundtrack” Premiere; “Moonlight,” “PoliWood” Interviews
Tribeca ‘09 Round Up: Fest Kicks Off A Streamlined Eighth Edition
Taking on Art vs. Biz and Finding Some Gems—and then some (4/24/08)
Clive Owen, Film Critics and “Squeezebox!” (4/27/08)
Docs: Topical or Art? Or Both? The Highs and Lows (4/28/08)
Some Gems at TFF: "Bitter & Twisted," "Bart Got a Room," "Days in Sintra" (5/1/08)

Charleston International Film Festival
April 23-26, 2009
Official Site

LA Harbor International Film Festival
April 23-26, 2009
Official Site

San Francisco Film Festival
April 23-May 7, 2009
Official Site
America’s Oldest Fest Takes on the Future (5/8/08)

Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
April 24-May 3, 2009
Official Site
Miami Gay Fest Tosses on the Go-Go Boots and Throws a Bash (5/1/08)

Syracuse International Film Festival
April 24-May 3
Official Site

Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles
April 23-May 3, 2009
Official Site

USA Film Festival
April 29-May 3, 2009
Official Site

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
April 30-May 7, 2009
Official Site

Hot Docs: Canadian International Documentary Festival
April 30-May 10, 2009
Official Site
A Times Square Dive, Frolicking Boys and 6 Days of Gambling Shine at 16th Hot Docs (5/8/09)
Hot Docs ‘09: Growing Up, Confronting Reality (5/4/09)
Hot Docs ‘09: Subjects on the Margins (5/7/09)
Hometown “Demi-Gods of Metal” Kick Off Toronto’s Hot Docs Fest (4/19/08)
Documentary Filmmaking and “The Long Haul” (4/23/08)

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