Friday, June 3, 2011


The Sixth annual Hoboken International Film Festival Kicks off today. Slated to be in the worlds top 10 Film Festivals. Hosted by funny man Gilbert Gottfried, this years 2011 Hoboken Film Festival features Carroll Baker (Academy Award Nominee & Golden Globe Winner; How the West Was Won, baby Doll, Kidergarten Cop, The Game) as the 2011 HIFF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Past recipients have included other legendary actors, Robert Loggia (Academy Award and Emmy nominee; Scarface, Big, Independence Day), Cloris Leachman (Academy Award Winner & 15-time Emmy Winner & Nominee), Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Lady Sings the Blues) and Charles Durning (2-time Academy Award/4-time Golden Globe/9-time Emmy winner and nominee)

Some of this years Festival highlights include
Ken Del Vecchio’s “The Life Zone” ‘The Grand Theft” and the very controversial film “O.B.A.M Nude”
The Worldwide Premiere of Star-Filled Film THE GREAT FIGHT- Only 25 Autistic Savants in the world have prodigious skills...and his skill is fighting
“Calendar Girl”
“Stuck in the Middle”
“Walk A Mile In My Pradas”

HIFF will showcase numerous film and TV stars, and the world's most cutting edge films. HIFF continues to grow – in 2011 HIFF had over 1,500 film submissions from all over the world, and accepted just over 90 films (the competition is fierce). Festival attendance has eclipsed 15,000 people in each of the past few years. A star-filled event, HIFF has had several Academy Award and Emmy winners and nominees, and numerous other fan-favorite celebrities at screenings, award ceremonies and special events. For more info on the festival log onto

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