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    18th SAFILM - San Antonio Film Festival

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    Presented by SAFILM - San Antonio Film Festival at Santikos Palladium Theatre

    June 18-June 24, 2012

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    18th Annual San Antonio Film Festival (SAFILM) is set for June 18-24, 2012.

    Already one of the largest festivals in South Texas, the seven-day event garners extensive media attention and rave reviews. Industry and community leaders champion the festival for its diverse and exciting program. SAFILM has a strong reputation for uncovering cinematic treasures every year with an amazing lineup of 100 percent DIY narrative, animation, documentary and experimental shorts and even features -- with a keen eye for the idiosyncratic, the unique, and the untold.

    The festival nurtures, fosters, and develops indie filmmakers of all ages and offers an array of opportunities to showcase films to diverse audiences, including film enthusiasts, local and national media, professional film critics, and radio and television stations.

    Filmmakers and fans from across the country attend SAFILM, and filmmakers and enthusiasts alike find the experience intimate and inviting, and at the same time, the energy level can only be described as electric, uplifting and inspirational.

    SAFILM Alum Director Chris Brown (Fanny, Annie & Danny) recently explained the influence of SAFILM on the success of one of his own films. "Without the early and passionate support of the San Antonio Film Festival, Fanny, Annie & Danny may never have enjoyed the success that it's had. The whole SAFILM team couldn't have been kinder or more welcoming. They made us feel like family from the moment we arrived," he said.

    San Antonio Film Festival is an accessible and inclusive platform for cinema artists, brings cinematic culture to a diverse audience and showcases films from around the world while educating and encouraging emerging filmmakers of all ages.

    All invited filmmakers receive festival passes with access to special workshops. Some filmmakers may be offered complimentary lodging and transportation. All attendees can enjoy the vibrant community in San Antonio, the cultural hub of South Texas just an hour south of Austin.

    Area highlights include the highly acclaimed Riverwalk, a tree-lined canal that borders countless restaurants, bars, music clubs and art galleries. The city is home to world-renowned visual artists and several museums with amazing contemporary art exhibits as well as private collections that can only be seen in San Antonio this season.

    With a myriad of activities for every taste – from edgy to classical – and the chance to catch first-run Indies, SAFILM is the one-stop place for film cognoscenti.

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        Santikos Palladium Theatre

        17703 IH-10 West
        San Antonio, TX 78257

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        June 18-June 24, 2012


        *12:30-5pm is a general time – some films might go over or under their blocked out schedule.

        *7-11pm is a general time – some films might go over or under their blocked out schedule.

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