Cancun International Film Festival ~ Nov 2007

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    Press release:

    Official Site:

    NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of the Cancun International Film Festival and Mayor of Cancun, Mexico, Francisco Alor Quezada announced the dates of the upcoming film festival at a press conference in New York City this afternoon. The film festival will run consecutively over 5 days from November 14th through November 18th, 2007. Dedicated to the discovery and development of Mexican, Latin American and International film, filmmakers and audiences, the Cancun International Film Festival will truly be a "Film Festival for the Americas."

    The inaugural Cancun International Film Festival (CIFF) will be held over 5 days this November, 2007 in the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Cancun, Mexico. The CIFF feature film program will consist largely of Latin American premieres and programs supporting and awarding aspiring and world renowned filmmakers, screenwriters and actors from Mexico and the Americas. The CIFF is devoted to the promotion and recognition of emerging filmmaking talents from Mexico and throughout Latin America. In addition to this focus on Latin American talent, the secondary mission for the CIFF is to showcase the best in international filmmaking.

    In support of local talent, emerging filmmaker showcases and forums will occur throughout the five days. Through special tributes to Mexican filmmakers and actors, along with panel discussions and other critical forums, the CIFF will honor the proud filmmaking tradition of Latin American. Industry executives, journalists, film professionals, consumers and cinema fans are expected from around the world to attend the inaugural festival this November.

    The Cancun International Film Festival is supported by:

    The Office of the Mayor or Cancun, The Office of the Governor of Quintana Roo, The Mexican Tourism Board and the Cancun Visitors and Conventions Bureau, El Dorado Hotel and Resorts, Real Hotel and Resorts, Red Bull and Proctor & Gamble.

    For more information please log-on to: Media Contacts: Matt Heien/ Eastside PR 864 7867
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