The Berkshire International Film Festival announced 60 US and international feature films, documentaries and shorts that will screen during the 4 day festival in Great Barrington, MA. The opening night film is set with James Marsh‘s doc “Man on Wire,” a Sundance favorite detailing the story of Phillippe Petit’s mission to step out on a wire suspended between the World Trade Center twin towers in 1974. Additionally, the festival’s slate includes Nanette Burnstein‘s “American Teen,” Tom Kalin‘s “Savage Grace,” Irena Salina‘s “FLOW: For Love of Water” and Daniel Barnz‘s “Phoebe in Wonderland.” A tribute will also take place to actor-director Kevin Bacon,” who will be honored with the festival’s Achievement in Film award. The festival runs May 15-18, 2008. For more information, check out the festival’s website. [Peter Knegt]
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