Las Vegas CineVegas Honors 2006 Festival Actors

Las Vegas CineVegas Honors 2006 Festival Actors

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Eighth annual film fest to honor actors Laurence Fishburne, Helen Mirren, and Christina Ricci, along with director Taylor Hackford; actor/filmmaker Sylvester Stallone will be presented with a special award; Festival to celebrate “Outlaw Cinema” with filmmaker panel.

LAS VEGAS – Further cementing its status as a world-class film festival dedicated to showcasing the most daring and brazen of independent and studio filmmaking, the 2006 CineVegas Film Festival will honor five entertainment icons who have made enduring contributions during the course of their widely-celebrated film careers. In addition, the eighth annual festival, returning to the Palms Casino Resort and Brenden Theaters from June 9-17, 2006 will present “Outlaw Cinema: The Impact and Influence of Dangerous Filmmaking,” a panel featuring some of today’s most though-provoking filmmakers. Director of Programming Trevor Groth announced today the following roster of honorees who will take center stage:

• June 11: 1:00pm - Filmmakers Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant), James Fotopoulos (The Hard-Boiled Egg), Bobcat Goldthwait (Stay), Nina Menkes (Queen of Diamonds) and Gregg Araki (Mysterious Skin) will participate in a moderated panel entitled “Outlaw Cinema: The Impact and Influence of Dangerous Filmmaking.” Answering questions about censorship and what taboos are left to explore in cinema, these maverick filmmakers will bring to light how cinema is important not just for its strong imagery and challenging stories, but how often-controversial films affect culture and mainstream movies. Continue reading Las Vegas CineVegas Honors 2006 Festival Actors

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