Thursday, May 1, 2014

Hoboken International Film Festival May 30th, 2014 - June 5th, 2014

Hoboken International Film Festival May 30, 2014 – June 5, 2014 Paramount Theater – Middletown, NY

The 2014 HIFF Lifetime Achievement Award will be personally accepted by Academy Award Nominee BURT YOUNG (Rocky; Back to School; The Adventures of Pluto Nash; Mickey Blue Eyes; Rocky sequels) at HIFF’s Opening Night Celebrations on May 30, 2014…HIFF, held at the breathtaking Paramount Theater in Middletown, New York:

•Showcases the World’s Most Cutting Edge Filmmakers & Movies

•Features a Celebrity Jury Including Multiple Film & TV Stars

•Awards Cash Prizes in Multiple Categories

•Presents an Oscar-like Gala Awards ceremony, hosted by superstar stand-up comedian/actor GILBERT GOTTFRIED

•Past winners of the HIFF Lifetime Achievement award include Eric Roberts (Academy Award nominee; The Pope of Greenwich Village; The Expendables; The Specialist;) Robert Loggia (Academy Award & Emmy Nominee; Independence Day; Scarface; Jagged Edge; Big); Cloris Leachman (Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe,19-Time Emmy Winner & Nominee); Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas; Romeo + Juliet; The Cooler; Nixon);Billy Dee Williams (Empire Strikes Back; Return of the Jedi; Batman; Lady Sings the Blues), Carroll Baker (Academy Award Nominee & Golden Globe Winner; How the West Was Won; Baby Doll, Kindergarten Cop); and Charles Durning (2-Time Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe, 8-Time Emmy winner & nominee; Tootsie; The Sting; O’ Brother Where Art Thou)

The 2014 Opening Night Feature Film will be ROCK STORY – a rock n’ roller coaster drama/mystery with a powerful twist ending. The film stars several Academy Award and Emmy winners and nominees, including: Joyce DeWitt (“Three’s Company“; The Great Fight), Eric Roberts (Academy Award nominee; The Pope of Greenwich Village; The Expendables); Dominique Swayne (Face/Off; Pumpkin; Lolita); Robert David Hall (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation“; SAG Award nominee); Robert Bogue (“Grand Theft Auto“; “Oz“; The Good Guy), Mandy Bruno (Emmy nominee; “Guiding Light“), Eric Etebari (The Lincoln Lawyer; Walk of Shame; “Witchblade“); Justin Deas (6-time Emmy winner; “Guiding Light“); Sean McNabb (Guitarist – ““Quiet Riot” & “Great White”“); Angela Gots (Alice in Wonder; “The L Word”); Suzi Lorraine (“How to Survive a Horror Movie“; Captured Hearts); and Gilbert Gottfried (Aladdin; Problem Child).

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