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“The Descendants” Kicks Off 2011 Lone Star International Film Festival Today

Lone Star Festival Opens Today

This year’s Lone Star International Film Festival has quite the schedule; it’s packed with festival favorites and much-buzzed specialty releases as well as screenings of modern classics introduced by those who know the films best.

The festival opens tomorrow, Wednesday November 9th with Alexander Payne’s “The Descendents” and closes Sunday with Dee Rees’ “Pariah.” Other highlights include “Shame,” “The Turin Horse,” “The Artist,” “Rampart,” and “We Need To Talk About Kevin.”

In addition, the festival will host screenings of Brian De Palma’s “Carrie” introduced by Piper Laurie and Betty Buckley as well as “Thelma and Louise,” introduced by screenwriter Callie Khouri.

For the festival’s full line-up, click here.

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