Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art (AFFMA) announces the 17th anniversary of its signature event, the Arpa International Film Festival, which will be held November 14 – 16, 2014, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Asbarez reports.
Our annual international film festival will showcase feature films, documentaries, music videos, shorts, and animations on two screens at the historic Egyptian’s Lloyd Rigler Theatre and Steven Spielberg Theater.
You can find more information about the festival, including our mission & history, sponsors, program, press, and previous award recipients at Arpa’s brand new website, re-launched in time for the upcoming festival. You can also learn more about the team that puts the festival together; submit a film for this year’s festival; and stay updated through the news blog.
Previous festival award recipients include Academy Award nominees Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) and Shoreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog), award-winning producers Robert Papazian, Jim Hirsh, Arthur Sarkissian (Rush Hour), Hank Moonjean (Dangerous Liaisons), Dr. J. Michael Hagopian (Armin T. Wegner Award recipient), and Mardik Martin (Raging Bull) as well as Michael Pogosian (If Only Everyone), Frances Fisher (Titanic) and Mary Apick (Beneath The Veil), Dean Caine (Superman), and others.
Previous award presenters include David Alpay, Ken Davitian, Vivica A. Fox, Alanis Morissette, Tippi Hedren, Missi Pyle, Alison Janney, Arsine Khanjian, Marilu Henner, Tony Shaloub, Cheech Marin, Alfonso Herrera, Dean Cain, and Ann Magnuson and others.