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The indieWIRE Guide to Film Festivals: May ’09

The indieWIRE Guide to Film Festivals: May '09

The following is a list of May 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.


Santa Cruz Film Festival
May 7-16, 2009
Official Site

Tel-Aviv International Documentary Film Festival
May 7-16, 2009
Official Site

International Wildlife Film Festival
May 9-16, 2009
Official Site

Ohio Indepenent Film Festival
May 11-17, 2009
Official Site

May 13-24, 2009
Official Site
Rain or Shine? Cannes Market Opens Amidst Changing Forecast (5/13/08)
Serious, Silly Intersect In First 24 Hours of 61st Cannes Festival (5/15/08)
In Competition, Desplechin Out in Front; Ceylan and Jia Don’t Disappoint Fans (5/19/08)
Auteur Fatigue, “Gomorra” Pops and Wayward Youths (5/20/08)
Voices from the Croisette: Woody Allen, James Gray, and the Dardennes on the Delicate State of Personal Cinema Today (5/21/08)
The Revolution By Night: Steven Soderbergh’s “Che” (5/22/08)
Divided Reactions: “Headless Woman,” “Sonata,” “Liverpool,” “Robbed” Find Detractors and Fans (5/23/08)
And Then You Die: Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York (5/23/08)
Just Like the Weather, Biz Prospects Mostly Cloudy On Fest’s Final Weekend (5/24/08)
Laurent Cantent’s “The Class” Wins the Palme d’Or (5/25/08)

Seattle International Film Festival
May 21-June 14, 2009
Official Site
Battling In Seattle With Success At The Fest (6/3/08)
The Real Story Is Between the Margins at Seattle Fest (6/17/08)

Q Cinema Fort Worth Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival
May 28-31, 2009
Official Site

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