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WORLD PREMIERE of COMING UP ROSES
Set to screen at 2011 Woodstock Film Festival

(Woodstock, NY) Sept. 15, 2011:
"Coming Up Roses," written with award-winning screenwriter Christina Lazaridi, is Lisa Albright's directorial feature debut. Albright has an extensive background in theater, having participated in over 40 productions in New York and theatres across the country. The film will premiere Sept. 23, 5:45pm at the Woodstock Playhouse with a repeat screening Sept. 24, 6:15pm at the Rosendale Theater.

The pic features Bernadette Peters as the domineering Diane, a woman with enormous problems and a titanic personality to match. She shuttles her teenage daughter Alice (in a terrific performance by Rachel Brosnahan), across small-town America, confronting bad neighborhoods, money woes, failed love affairs and depression.

"'Coming Up Roses" is based on a true story, a moment in my young life that illuminates the power of resilience," says Albright. "It's a story about the power of imagination and the menacing reality of insatiable need."

TICKETS AND LOGISTICS

TICKETS FOR PANELS, PERFORMANCES AND FILMS CAN BE ORDERED ON-LINE at
http://www.woodstockfilmfestival.com/festival2011/films_all.php

The Box Office, located at 13 Rock City Rd, is open Wednesday-Sunday from noon-6pm through Sept. 17; it will be open every day from 9am-7pm, starting Sept. 18 through the last day of the festival, Sunday, Sept. 25. Ticket prices for WFF events range from $5-$75. Panels are $15. Concerts range from $20-$25. There are also a limited number of tickets available for the Gala Honorary Maverick Awards Ceremony. A limited number of special Full Festival Passes are available for purchase. Single purchase tickets will also be available at each screening and concert venue.

Get your tickets early! Shows tend to sell out quickly.
For more information contact the Box Office at (845) 810-0131.

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About the Woodstock Film Festival:
Hailed by Indiewire as "A true American Maverick Among Fests" and praised by actor Ethan Hawke as "among the finest of a dying breed: a festival that isn't trying to sell you anything, but simply and beautifully celebrating the art & craft of filmmaking", the Woodstock Film Festival premiers exceptional films, hosts the most talented emerging and established professionals in the movie industry; presents A-list concerts, panels and parties, and creates stimulating, innovative programming year-round.

The Woodstock Film Festival is a non-profit, 501c3 with a mission to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music and art-related activities that promote artists, culture, inspired learning and diversity.

The Woodstock Film Festival celebrates its 12th Annual Festival September 21- 25, 2011, with an extraordinary line-up of fiercely independent films, panels, concerts and special events in Woodstock and the neighboring towns of Rhinebeck, Kingston and Rosendale.

2011 Sponsors
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Gold Sponsors          
120dB Films Markertek.com        
Silver Sponsors          
A&E Indiefilms TIME Magainze        
Superstar Sponsors          
BMI Brooklyn Brewery Ketel One Vodka Lowel Light Metrovision Radio Woodstock
Foundation & Government Support        
Academy Foundation Giving Back Foundation NYSCA Dutchess County Arts Council    

 

 

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