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Courteney Cox’s Directorial Debut ‘Just Before I Go’ and More in Woodstock Film Festival Lineup

Courteney Cox's Directorial Debut 'Just Before I Go' and More in Woodstock Film Festival Lineup

For its 15th annual year, The Woodstock Film Festival will bring big names to Upstate New York’s Hudson Valley region. 

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The festival’s centerpiece film is “The Sisterhood of Night directed by Caryn Waechter. Included among the general competition are several world premieres: Khalil Sullins’ “Listening,” Peter Anthony’s “The Man Who Saved the World,” Tom DiCillo’s “Down In Shadowland,” Ali Akbarzadeh’s “Killswitch,” Liz Manashil’s “Bread and Butter” and Jenna Ricker’s “The American Side.” Also included is Courteney Cox’s directorial debut, “Just Before I Go.”

The narrative film portion of the festival includes some of the features not screened in general competition. One highlight will be former Indiewire Project of the Day, “Amira and Sam,” directed by Sean Mullin. The documentary category includes Mexican visual environmentalist spectacular “Angel Azul” (dir. Marcelina Cravat), Israeli political doc “East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem” directed by Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman and Debra Granik’s “Stray Dog.”

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Woodstock will also offer an array of special events — from the kick-off screening of “East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem,” to special screenings of “Creep” (dir. Patrick Brice, featuring Mark Duplass)to “Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles” (directed by Chuck Workman). Special awards will be presented to Mark Duplass and Darren Aronofsky, presented by Jennifer Connelly.

The Woodstock Film Festival Runs from October 15-19. The full lineup can be found here.

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