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Gift Collections Repriced

May 18th, 2013

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The Legacy

April 20th, 2010

If you’re looking to do a volume 2 of fathers & sons, you might want to look at the short, The Legacy.  It’ll be showing at Newport Beach this weekend.  A story of a boy who makes a discovery that his father may be a superhero.

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Award-Winning Films for the Family

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Tommy the Kid (short)
  • A Lobster Tale
  • Viva Cuba

Award-Winning Films for Girls’ Night In

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • 2 Award-Winning Short Films
  • Mother of Mine
  • A Relative Thing

Award-Winning Films for Fathers, Sons & Brothers

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Two Soldiers
  • Illusion
  • Beyond the Call

Date Night: Food for Thought

June 27th, 2009

Documentaries… complemented with Seattle Chocolates.

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • 39 Lbs. of Love
  • The Day My God Died

Date Night: Food for the Heart & Soul

June 27th, 2009

Feel-good films… complemented with Seattle Chocolates.

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
  • Expiration Date

Date Night: Sweet, Bittersweet

June 27th, 2009

Films about relationships… complemented with Seattle Chocolates.

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • The Republic of Love
  • Marion Bridge

14 Award-Winning Films About Love

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Disc 1: 12 Award-Winning Short Films
  • Disc 2: Norman Waiting
  • Disc 3: Expiration Date

22 Award-Winning Films That Will Make You Laugh

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Disc 1: 10 Award-Winning Short Films
  • Disc 2: 12 Award-Winning Short Films

14 Award-Winning Films That Inspire

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Disc 1: 12 Award-Winning Short Films
  • Disc 2 Feature Films: 39 Lbs. of Love and Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Expiration Date

June 27th, 2009

In this edition, we bring you Expiration Date, which tells the comedic story of the latest in a line of young men doomed to die on their 25th birthday. Charlie Silvercloud isn’t trying to break the curse, though; he’s just trying to go out with dignity. But… what’s the deal with those killer milk trucks? And why is Bessie trying out caskets, too? Remember: Watch your celluloid footprint!

Deep Water

June 27th, 2009

In this edition, we bring you Deep Water, a film that on the surface is a seemingly banal documentary about a sailing race. But about two thirds of the way in, Deep Water morphs into surreal portrait of solitude, competition, mental stability, and the cosmic battle of good and evil. Remember: Watch your celluloid footprint!

The Republic of Love

June 27th, 2009

Deepa Mehta
96 Min. | Comedy | Canada

Tom is a charismatic late-night radio talk show host. Fay is his total opposite; her romantic ideal has not yet been attained and is unlikely ever to be due to her impossibly high expectations. The characters connect in a maze of situations, underpinning the idea that ‘geography is destiny’ and that each of us has our own ‘republic’, where lives intersect. [L] [S]

  • Toronto International Film Festival
  • Belfast Film Festival
  • Atlantic Film Festival

Marion Bridge

June 27th, 2009

Wiebke von Carolsfeld
93 Min. | Drama | Canada

In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behavior, the youngest of three sisters, Agnes, returns to her hometown in Nova Scotia determined to confront the past. Her arrival sets in motion a chain of events that allows a family of women to, each in their own way, re-connect with the world and each other.

  • Winner: Toronto International Film Festival
  • Winner: Atlantic Film Festival
  • London Film Festival

14 Award-winning Indie Chick Flicks

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Disc 1: 12 Award-Winning Short Films
  • Disc 2 Feature Films: The Republic of Love and Marion Bridge

20 Award-Winning Short Films for Kids

June 27th, 2009

It may not surprise you to find out that the majority of award-winning indie and foreign films can only be seen at film festivals. Official Best of Fest was created to share these world-class, film festival films with everyone. We have gathered a top-tier curating team—award-winning film makers and film-festival directors, Oscar winners and nominees—to sift through thousands of independent film festival films to find the best of the best.

The results are here on DVD as part of the Official Best of Fest collection.

  • Disc 1 For Young Kids: 10 Award-Winning Short Films for Children ages 4–8
  • Disc 2 For Older Kids: 10 Award-winning Short Films for Children ages 9–12

Binta and the Big Idea

June 27th, 2009

Javier Fesser
31 min. | Drama | Spain

Binta, a little girl from Senegal, tells us about the everyday life in her village, the importance of education for girls, and about her father’s great idea to make the world a better place.

  • Heart of Gold International Film Festival*
  • Academy Award® Nominee
  • Winner: Chicago International Children’s Festival
  • Winner: Dixie Film Festival

7,500 Miles to Redemption

June 27th, 2009

Emiko Omori
30 min. | Documentary | USA

Musician Tinh Mahoney first stepped inside Oregon State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison, at the invitation of some inmates.  His dream of building a school in his native Vietnam inspired them on a four year journey ending with the building of a school 7,500 miles away. [L]

  • Heart of Gold International Film Festival
  • Best Short Documentary: Eugene International Film Festival
  • San Francisco Asian American International Film Festival, USA
  • Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia

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June 24th, 2009

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